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Boulevard Club - Head Instructor

Boulevard Club
Toronto, Ontario

Dominik Jablecki

Start Date: Monday, June 16, 2014

 General Information 

Job Title: Head Sailing Instructor 

Reporting to: Yachting Director 

Job Design: Seasonal Hourly 

Average shift 8.5 hours per day, 42.5 hours per week 

One 30 minute unpaid break per shift over 5.5 hours 


Provide leadership and guidance to the Learn to Sail CANSail Program and the Yachting Section in general. 

Essential Duties 

Manage and assist sailing instructors and work efficiently with the Yachting Director 

Provide high quality sailing coaching and Learn to Sail Program Management 

Promote the Adult Learn to Sail Program 



Be available from June 16th to August 29th, 2014 

Experience in Head Sailing Instructor role 

Possess a valid Toronto Harbour License, P.C.O.C. card and a V.H.F. Radio Operator’s License. 

Possess a Sail Canada Program Managers Module 

Able to speak, read and write fluent English. 


Duties and Responsibilities 

Manage day-to-day operations of the Sailing School program. 

Work with the Yachting Manager to recruit, interview and select qualified Sailing Instructors. 

Supervise sailing instructors’ daily activities; ensuring programs operate in accordance with C.Y.A. standards. 

Monitor student/instructor interaction to determine if appropriate teaching methods are being used. Evaluate instructors overall performances ensuring proper procedures are followed. 

Comply with all on and off water safety procedures and regulations of the Toronto Port Authority, Coast Guard and the Boulevard Club. 

Report all health and safety concerns, hazards or suggestions promptly to the Yachting Director. 

Inspect boats and equipment daily, advising the Yachting Manager if repairs are required or if any equipment should be replaced. 

Interact with students and parents, advising them of progress and discuss any issues of concern regarding the sailing programs. Brief the Yachting Director daily on any significant concerns. 

Report all injuries by completing an “Incident Report” form and promptly advise the Yachting Director. 

Organize 2014 “White Sail Worlds” Regatta 

Complete all other reasonable tasks or duties assigned by the Yachting Director 



Health and Safety Roles and Responsibilities: 

Supervisors must perform or adhere to the following: 

Perform workplace inspections 

Conduct information sessions (safety talks, staff meetings, tail gate meetings) 

Conduct incident investigations 

Conduct employee training 

Correct substandard acts or conditions 

Commend employee health and safety performance 

Perform employee safety observations 




There may be an end of year performance bonus 


40 hrs per week 

30 minute break for lunch 

general hours Monday – Friday, 8am – 4:30pm 

Special Consideration 

We will give special consideration to candidates who also: 

Are active racers (keelboats, skiffs,board-sails or dinghies) 

Having experience in running a Sailing School 

Are able to take on major boat repairs (beyond simple holes and scratches) 


Please submit your resume before February 17th, 2014 to 

Dominik Jablecki (Yachting Director) 


We will only contact considered applicants to schedule an interview