Junior Sailing Instructor 2021

North Flathead Yacht Club
200 Lesley Ave
Somers, MT 59932
United States

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Job End Date
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Experience Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Must Pass Background Check
Housing Provided
From $13.00 To $15.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
North Flathead Yacht Club is seeking an individual to fill the position of Junior Sailing Instructor for the summer 2021 season. The position runs from June 21- August 13 and the pay is $13-$15/hr depending on experience.

North Flathead Yacht Club is located in beautiful Somers, Montana. Flathead Lake has a rich tradition in sailing and is nestled in the mountains near Glacier National Park. If you are active and enjoy the outdoors, this is a great place to spend the summer. The position provides plenty of free time to explore and enjoy the area. Come enjoy what Montana has to offer!

A candidate for this job should be self-motivated, possess problem solving skills and the ability to make decisions freely. Instructor must be able to adapt teaching methods and style to participants’ needs both on and off the water.


· Teaching sailing classes to groups of  youth from ages 8-17 divided into classes by skill level

· Maintain the club boats and equipment used by the Junior Sailing Program

· Foster inclusive environment where junior sailors are physically and emotionally safe

· Instruct the sailors on proper boat maintenance

· Monitor weather conditions and teach the junior sailors about the weather conditions in relation to sailing and safety


Job Requirements
Current CPR/First Aid Certification
US Sailing Level 1 Small Boat instructor Certification
Competent power boat skills including docking, anchoring and boat safety
Familiarity with sailboat racing according to the current US Racing Rules of Sailing
Committed to teaching safety, fun, and learning in a boating environment
Attention to detail, organized and punctual
Available to work Monday-Friday June 21-August 13, 2021 and Saturday July, 31st (Junior Regatta)
Able to lift 50 lbs.
Position subject to applicant’s ability to pass a background check
Steve Krause
PO Box 208
Somers MT 59932
United States

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