Under the supervision of the Instructional Supervisor, sailing instructors will teach students of all ages with varying levels of experience. Instruction occurs both on land and on the water. Instructors are expected to inspect equipment before and after class, explain and demonstrate proper sailing technique, supervise and ensure the safety of students, keep records of attendance, and direct students during equipment cleanup.
Applicants should have a minimum of two years sailing experience, good interpersonal skills, and a desire to help others improve their sailing abilities. Some prior teaching experience is preferred. Applicants must be available to work during the summer months.
Must possess or be willing to obtain a Red Cross Lifeguarding certification and take a California Safe Boating Course at MBAC.
The work environment will involve exposure to salt water, cold water, sun, wind, rain, weather, sand, seaweed, sea grass, ocean currents, sea creatures, breaking waves, and other outdoor elements. Physical requirements include but are not limited to: swimming, swimming in rough and deep water, walking, running, walking or running over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, and carrying loads. Must be able to swim at least 550 yards, dive at least 10 feet deep, swim with a 10 pound object for at least 20 yards, and tread water for at least 2 minutes. Must be able to watch and supervise groups of students on the water while coaching technique and supervising safety. Must be able to recognize and respond to emergencies and prevent injuries or drowning.
SALARY: $9.69 per hour
HOW TO APPLY:
Visit http://www.mbaquaticcenter.com/jobs.php and download and complete application and supplemental questionaire or in person at the Mission Bay Aquatic Center at 1001 Santa Clara Pl., San Diego, CA 92109 or at the Associated Students Office on the 3rd floor in the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union at SDSU.