Head Summer Sailing Instructor & Spring/Summer Dock Staff

Deep Creek Landing Marina
200 Old Marina Lane
Newport News, VA 23602
United States

Housing Provided

Job Description

About Us: Deep Creek Landing Marina is a full-service marina that is owned and operated by women. We have a fuel dock, Ship Store, yard area, jet ski rentals, kayak rentals, 80 slips, a banquet hall, and summer sailing camp. We are currently working on our second year of our summer sailing camp. Our General Manager has run premier sailing yacht clubs and nonprofit sailing centers all over the East Coast. Our summer sailing program enrolls children ages 5 to 13. Instruction takes place in our new Optimist prams. We place emphasis on fun!

Job Description: We are looking for Spring and/or Summer Dock Staff and a Summer Head Sailing Instructor.

Responsibilities of Summer Head Sailing Instructor include:

  • Instruction in our youth summer camp (Monday to Friday).
  • Ensuring a safe, organized, and educational waterfront and fleet.
  • Necessary seamanship skills (upkeep of boats, equipment, and facilities).
  • Help prepare and plan activities, chalk talks, etc.
  • Other responsibilities considered necessary to meet the goals of Deep Creek Landing Marina.
  • Classes run from the middle of June through the middle of August (with July 4th week off).

Responsibilities of Spring and/or Summer Dock Staff:

  • Assist boaters in docking and securing their vessel on the gas dock & fueling their vessels.
  • Run Ship Store.
  • Assist in running kayak and jet ski rentals.
  • Answer phones and emails to help book customers in the banquet hall.
  • Spring Season runs from March to May (can start as early as January, if employee wishes) and Summer Season runs from June to August (can extend, if employee wishes).
Job Requirements
Qualifications for Head Summer Sailing Instructor:
• Self-motivated team player.
• Must be at least 18 years old.
• Strong background and experience in sailing.
• Previous experiences in instructing/coaching sailing and a commitment to teaching is preferred.
• Must hold US Sailing Level 1 certification or International equivalent.
• Must hold current CPR/First Aid certifications.

No qualifications for Dock Staff, can train when employee starts.

Compensation: Is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with experience. Dock Staff do receive cash tips on top of salary.

Contact: Interested candidates should send a work resume and sailing resume via email to Arielle Darrow at adarrow@deepcreeklanding
Arielle Darrow
200 Old Marina Lane
Newport News VA 23602
United States

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