Sailing Program Assistant Director

Port Jefferson Yacht Club
P.S. Box 138
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
United States

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Employment Type
Part Time

Job Description

The Port Jefferson Yacht Club is hiring an Assistant Director for the summer junior sailing program and adult (keel boat) sailing program. The person will work under the supervision of the Director and have responsibility to supervise and participate in the sailing instruction, to modify existing curriculum, to keep staff schedules, and to keep the fleet (primarily Optimists and 420s) in safe, working condition. Above all, the person is responsible for the safety of program participants and staff, and for fostering a love of sailing and community. The work is part-time during the Spring and during the Summer it is five days a week from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM for eight weeks.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

PlPPlease send cover letter and resume to James Finke, Director of Sailing Programs, or call 631.805.3343 for more information.


Port Jefferson Yacht Club has been in existence since 1959 and is located on the water. The members are active in all water-related activities such as cruising, racing, kayaking, and fishing. Our natural deep-water harbor is large and has quiet areas where small boats can sail. Our education program has been operating for many years for children of ages 5-17 with the objective of promoting sailing, seamanship, and sportsmanship. In recent years, the addition of a keel boat has allowed for the scheduling of adult and family lessons and lessons for children with advanced sailing skills.

Job Requirements

· US Sailing Level 1 (or higher) instructor certification (Captain's license desirable)

· Current CPR and lifeguard training

· Friendly, approachable and able to relate to children and parents

· Organizational and communication skills

· Background in dinghy to keel boat education programs
P.S. Box 138
Port Jefferson NY 11777
United States

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