Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations:
• 2-3 years of experience leading classes with up to 25 youth or adult students using necessary program curriculum.
• Experience operating and maintaining 8'-30’ sailboats, powerboats, including basic outboard engine maintenance and sailboat rigging.
• Proven knowledge of basic regatta management equipment ie. flags, race marks, ground tackle, etc.
• Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.
• Proven ability to safely drive while trailering a 25’ trailer, including all customary maneuvers, parking, and loading/unloading at both boat ramp and hoist.
• Past participation in youth, high school and/or collegiate sailing programs.
• Proficient match racing and team racing knowledge
• Experience with the racing rules and racing on variety of sailboats from dinghies (Sabot/Optimist, Laser, CFJ, C420) to small keelboats at a high level of competition
• Working knowledge of rigging, tuning, repair, and general boat maintenance including the use of basic hand tools.
• Enthusiastic, flexible, trustworthy, self-motivated, and able to take initiative and follow through.
• US Sailing Level 1 Instructor Certification
• US Sailing SafeSport Certification
• Red Cross certifications in CPR, AED, and First Aid
• Full-time 40+ hours per week. Additional hours for weekend regattas.
• Must be able to reach, bend, stretch, twist, stoop, and stand.
• Must be able to push and lift up to 50 pounds safely.
• Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
• Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time.
• Must be able to comfortably work in both indoor as well as outdoor environments which may at times be hot, humid, and noisy.
• Must be able to comfortably work aboard both small and large boats, both in the harbor and in open ocean.
• Must be able to swim and tread water in an open ocean environment for several minutes.