Instructor Application

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Instructor Application 2017-02-16T00:06:57+00:00

The JordanelleLocated in Park City, Utah, the Park City Sailing Association ( is seeking skilled, dynamic and fun applicants for the HEAD INSTRUCTOR (job description) role as well as INSTRUCTOR (job description) positions to teach sailing to kids and adults.

Sailing classes commence on June 16th and end on August 13th. Instructors will work approximately June 9th through August 15th – Monday-Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm – some evening classes possible too. Housing is available. Car (& mountain bike) recommended. Multiple positions available – friends welcome to all apply together.

FLEET: Park City Sailing has a fleet of 13 Optimists, 4 x 420’s,1 x Rhodes 19, 8 x Elliot 6m’s and 2 x J22’s. The teaching program runs sailing camps for kids (1-2 week sessions), adult sailing evening classes as well as events for corporate groups, adaptive sailing groups and more.

CLASSES: 2014 will be Park City Sailing’s 5th summer with a Jr. Program. Opti kids are just starting to attend away events and experienced kids are now growing into 420’s. Classes include beginner, intermediate and beginning racing in Optis and 420’s as well as some sailing in keel boats. Adult lessons typically meet in the early evening.

PARK CITY INFO: In addition to being one of the premiere winter skiing destinations, Park City, Utah is a fantastic summer resort town with sailing (laser racing on Tuesday nights, Elliot racing on Thursday nights), stand-up-paddle-boarding, mountain biking, hiking, fly fishing, lots of evening concerts and more. Check out


  1. Head Instructor (1) – responsible for the day-to-day management of the sailing program including managing staff (3-4 Instructors plus junior instructors), teaching classes on-land and on-the-water, developing lesson plans and creating an environment conducive to learning and fun. The Head Instructor is supported by the Program Director.
  2. Sailing Instructors (4) – Teach beginner through racing classes in Optimists & 420’s along with some keel boating. Responsibilities include leading classes, developing and implementing lesson plans and class activities, teaching kids how to have fun on and around

CERTIFICATIONS: US Sailing Level 1 (minimum) plus First Aid & CPR.

For more information contact Program Director, Buster Pike at or 435-659-1360. Please include resume, salary goals, any housing requirements and if you have a car.