Sailing Director - Barnegat Light Yacht Club

Barnegat Light Yacht Club
76th St & Bay
Harvey Cedars, NJ 08008
United States

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Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description

The Barnegat Light Yacht Club is accepting applications for an experienced Junior Sailing Director for the 8-week 2023 Season. The BLYC Junior Sailing Program has a fleet of Optimists, Lasers, and 420’s. The program has ~60-70 students ranging in age from 7-16.


The Junior Sailing Director will work with the Youth Program Committee Chair and Vice Commodore and will be responsible for the junior sailing program. He/She will be required to supervise all junior sailing program staff throughout the summer and should have strong sailing and teaching experience.

The ideal candidate is organized, professional, works well with both junior sailors and sailing parents, is team oriented, self-motivated, and adaptable.

The position requires balancing off-water and on-water responsibilities and management of daily operations. The position is seasonal (on site mid-June to mid-August).

Job Requirements

• Must have 1-2 years experience as Sailing Director or Head Sailing Instructor

• Previous experience with staff management

• Capable of General Boat Maintenance

• US Powerboat Safe Handling certification

• Current First Aid/CPR Certification (Can be completed on-site t beginning of program)

• Level 1 or 2 US Sailing Small Boat Instructor Certification

• Customer focused and detail oriented

• Excellent organization and communication skills

• Ability to work efficiently, independently, and reliably

• Exhibit a mature and professional demeanor

• Manage and schedule all Junior Sailing Programs


• Work with Youth Program Committee Chair on registration and help to place sailors based on experience

• Hire staff and conduct training sessions

• Conduct sailor/parent meet and greet prior to season beginning

• Answer programming calls/questions from parents

• Communicate with sailing families throughout the season to ensure quality experiences

• Assess equipment and make recommendations for upgrades/maintenance

• Oversees Start-Up and Close-Down Operations

• Ensure a safe working and learning environment

• Conduct fun activities throughout the summer including rainy day plans

• Coordinate with local regattas and BLYC events

• Get out on the water to observe and assist staff and sailors
Joe McGinnis
5 West 82nd St
Harvey Cedars NJ 08008
United States

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