Program Assistant - Sailing

The City of Lake Forest
800 N Field Drive
Lake Forest, IL 60045
United States

Sailing Management
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Housing Provided
From $54,397 To $61,071
Per Year    
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description

  Voyage to Lake Forest!

The City of Lake Forest’s Sailing Program (LFS) is one of the premier community sailing programs in the country and is accredited by U.S Sailing.
The Sailing Program utilizes a wide variety of fleet, such as:
  • 420s
  • Sail Cubes
  • Zodiac hard-bottom inflatables
  • Colgate 26
The boating center provides paddle boards and kayaks for rental to the community We have both a 420/Laser Racing Team and an Optimist Racing Team that travel nationally to compete in top junior events throughout the year.
LFS is looking for a full-time Program Assistant who will manage the facilities and operations of the Community Sailing and Basin Programs at the Lake Forest Beach. The Program Assistant will lead the efforts to elevate the community’s lake access as well as aid the sailing program in growing and continuing success.

Starting Salary: $54,397 - 61,071, DOQ
Full Range: $54,397 - 74,420
Open until Filled
Job Requirements
A successful candidate will have the ability to:

Aide the water sailing and boating introductory instructions
Plan and execute the hosting of events such as sailing regattas and community boating events
Administer watercraft permits
Manage operations of Launch Basin, Boating Center, and Boat Storage Areass
Assist with planning of regatta, clinic hosting, marketing, & fundraising initiatives
Complete other duties as assigned

Bachelor’s Degree, preferred, experience may be considered in lieu of education
At least 1 year experience in a similar role, specifically with boating and water safety and operations
US Power Boating Instructor Certification, or willingness to obtain upon hire
Possess strong customer service and communication skills
Ability to work positively with residents and staff
Brina Diaz
800 N Field Drive
Lake Forest IL 60045
United States
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