Sailing Instructor – Recreation Services (4 Seasonal)

Job Details

Job Id #:
Job #2020-09:Sailing Instructor – Recreation Services (4 Seasonal)
Date posted:
January 28, 2020
Closing date:
February 24, 2020 - 4:00pm
Job type:
Seasonal Full-Time
Wage range:
$16.00 - $17.50 per hour
Hours of work:
40 per week (dependent on programming) including early morning, day, afternoon, evening, or weekend shifts; flexibility in scheduling is necessary to work holidays and/or extra hours as required
Work period:
June 8 – August 28 (12 weeks)
Start date:
June 8, 2020

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Community Recreation Manager, Sailing Instructors are responsible for teaching and facilitating the learning of theory and seamanship with both theory lessons and on-water drills as mandated by the CANSail Instructor Certification.  Instructors are responsible for the students’ safety and monitoring of the equipment; participation in all staff training is required.  The main duties and responsibilities of the position are in the areas of coaching, instructing, administrative work, and general maintenance.

Experience and Qualifications:

  1. Minimum grade 10 (preferably OSSD or equivalent), together with six (6) months experience in sailing instruction preferred
  2. Currently certified in CANSail Instructor 1 & 2.  CANSail Instructor 3 & 4 or higher an asset.
  3. Valid Standard First Aid and CPR/AED Level “C” certificate.
  4. Hold a Sail Canada Coach Boat Safety certification or equivalent.
  5. Valid Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card.
  6. Registered and paid instructor dues with SailCanada for current year.
  7. Maintain ‘Certified’ status with Canada’s National Coach Certification Program (NCCP).
  8. VHS radio license an asset.
  9. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; understand and effectively carry out oral and written instruction.
  10. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.  Deal effectively with the public and staff.
  11. Comfortable with teaching and supervising young students (age 8 and older).
  12. Possess the ability to maintain docks and surrounding areas in a neat and orderly manner.
  13. Sound knowledge of current sailing techniques and applicable safety regulations.
  14. Working knowledge of departmental policies, procedures and standards.
  15. Possess Vulnerable Sector check with results satisfactory to the Employer.

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