CANSail Instructors – Kelowna Yacht Club

The Kelowna Yacht Club Sailing School is looking to hire Instructors and Assistant Instructors for the 2019 Summer Cansail Courses. The Kelowna Yacht Club Sailing School is a friendly and professional place to work, whether you have years of experience or are new to the field. The Instructors will report to the Sailing School Manager and work in conjunction with others to create a safe and fun environment while providing quality instruction for the classes. The Instructors will be appropriately rated, licensed and insured to provide instruction and operate all boats required.  They will follow all safety procedures and protocol and be willing to learn and adapt on the go. The Instructor will cooperate with the Manager and Head Instructor to facilitate all programs to the best of their abilities. Instructors need to be able to work independently or as a member of a team. Motivated, enthusiastic and ready to take initiative are characteristics we are looking for.

If this sounds like you, please contact us!

sailingschool@kelownayachtclub.com

Duration of this position:

Staff training take place on June 30th, full programs run from July 2 – August 30th with minimal classes from August 6-9th.

Hours of operation:

Classes run between 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with a lunch break.  Instructors are required to be at the Kelowna Yacht Club by 8:30 am and leave once all the students have been picked up and daily debrief has concluded.  Usually by 4:15 pm.

 

Qualifications required:

Sailing Instructor

  • Cansail Fundamental Course
  • Cansail Technical Course
  • Be 16 Years old
  • First Aid with CPR level C
  • Coach Boat Safety Course
  • Commit to July and August for work
  • Complete a Criminal Record Check
  • Pleasure Craft Operators Card

 

Assistant instructor

  • Be 15 Years old
  • First Aid with CPR level C
  • Coach Boat Safety Course
  • Commit to July and August for work
  • Complete a criminal record check
  • Pleasure Craft Operators Card

 

Wage :

Starting Wage for Assistant Instructors is $14.00, starting wage for Sailing Instructors is $16.00.

 

Please send your CV and direct any questions to sailingschool@kelownayachtclub.com