Kennebunk Beach Improvement Association
262 Beach Ave
United States

Charitable / Not for Profit
Job Start Date
Job End Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Summer Only
No Travel

Job Description
Kennebunk Beach Improvement Association (www.kbia.net) is a 100+ year old summer enrichment program for children located on Mother’s Beach in Kennebunk, Maine. We are seeking a Waterfront Director who has experience teaching sailing, to join our vibrant team for the summer of 2017. Our program runs eight weeks, starting June 26th and ends on August 18th.

The ideal candidate will be available to work prior to the start of classes getting the boats into the water and after the close of classes getting the boats stored for the winter. We sail Optis, 420s, and Lasers. The position calls for a versatile team player. We offer flexibility, a competitive salary, the chance to live in a classic New England beach community that is within 90 minutes of Boston and 35 minutes to Portland. Housing on site is available.

In addition to sailing, our waterfront classes at KBIA include: motor boating, kayaking, rowing, fishing, stand up paddle boarding, and marine biology water excursions.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Ensuring a safe, positive and fun filled environment
• Class instruction and supervision of sailing classes
• Scheduling and supervising staff to meet the needs of the program
• Scheduling and managing weekly off-site races, regattas and weekend sailing activities
• Oversight of waterfront emergency protocols, safety and behavior standards
• Overseeing of waterfront vessel security and maintenance
• Communication with parents of sailors

The Waterfront Director reports to the Executive Director and is supported by Counselors and Counselors in Training (CIT). The position requires a friendly, high-energy individual who enjoys working with kids and can provide exemplary leadership.

Please send cover letter, resume, list of references, and compensation expectations to employment@kbia.net. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as the position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.
Job Requirements
Ideal Qualifications:
• Level I US Sailing Certification preferred, Level II a bonus
• Coast Guard Captains or Launch license
• Experience successfully leading and managing a kids oriented waterfront program
• Experience with basic boat maintenance
Employer Contact Information
Kennebunk Beach Improvement Association
Kennebunk Beach Improvement Association Kennebunk Beach Improvement Association

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