Sailing Instructor - Summer 2022

Boothbay Sea and Science Center
P.O. Box 332
East Boothbay, ME 04544
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
A BSSC Sailing Instructor is responsible for teaching participants of the Boothbay Sea and Science Center's summer youth program, which runs from June through August. This includes classes at multiple skill levels and age groups on and off the water. Sailing Instructors report to the Waterfront Director and the Executive Director.

Specific job duties include:
• Promote a safe and fun environment.
• Abide by all BSSC shoreside and waterfront policies, guidelines, and procedures, at all times.
• Participate in all BSSC required workshops during staff orientation that includes Sexual Harassment Prevention and Implicit Bias training programs.
• Attend a pre-season staff orientation and commissioning.
• Assist with post-season decommissioning (negotiable).
• Help to develop lesson plans to achieve curriculum objectives for classes.
• Maintain records of performance and attendance for participants.
• Assist with the maintenance of the Center's boats and equipment.
• Work as a member of a team with Sailing Instructors, Science Instructors, Junior Sailing Instructors/Assistants, Apprentices, and volunteers.
• Helps with and attends special events outside of work hours.

About the Boothbay Sea and Science Center:
BSSC is located on the Damariscotta River in beautiful and historic East Boothbay, Maine. Offering year-round experiential education in the region, we are a community, nonprofit sailing and ocean science education center entering our 10th year of operation. Located at the Ocean Point Marina, BSSC is nearby a general store and several restaurants, as well as Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.

Limited housing is available.

We offer competitive compensation commensurate with experience!

BSSC is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Requirements
A successful candidate will have a working knowledge of small boat sailing skills and must be a minimum of 18 years of age by the start of the summer program. He or she will have experience and interest in working with children while maintaining a safe and nurturing environment that aims to develop a lifelong interest in sailing, marine science, and environmental stewardship.

Minimum Requirements:
- Age 18 at the start of summer program
- Sailing experience
- Current CPR, First Aid and AED Certification

Highly Desirable:
- US Sailing Level 1 Certification*
- American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
- USCG License

* BSSC will reimburse half (50%) of the Certification Fees (if applicable and only upon successful completion of the course).
Pauline Dion
P.O. Box 332
East Boothbay ME 04544
United States
Boothbay Sea and Science Center Pauline Dion

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