Courageous Sailing, a 501(c)3 nonprofit engaged in sailing education for Boston youth and the community, seeks a Small Boat Technician and Fleet and Facilities Manager to maintain our fleet. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Fleet and Facilities Manger will plan and oversee all operational and budgetary functions related to the maintenance of Courageous Sailing’s fleet and facilities.
Candidates should be sailors with experience in all aspects of boat repair and maintenance, including fiberglass work, carpentry, rigging, and painting. Enthusiasm and willingness to learn are essential, and we can train the right person in the specific skills that are needed. There is opportunity to advance from Small Boat Technician to Fleet and Facilities Manager in a short amount of time.
This is a full-time, year-round position with peak workload in the fall and spring months. Compensation range according to skill and experience: Small Boat Technician, $13-15/hour; Fleet Manager, $15-20/hour plus benefits.
Respond with a cover letter and resume, only via email, to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
These include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:
The Fleet and Facilities Manager position is a year round hourly position requiring a high level of proficiency in boat mechanics, maintenance and repair practices.
Minimum qualifications include:
Courageous Sailing is a non-profit sailing center dedicated to transforming the lives of underserved populations of youth through sailing. The program has been in continuous operation since 1987 and is based in the Charlestown Navy Yard on Boston Harbor. The youth program is supported by the operation of the adult program, grants, corporate sponsorships, individual donations and fundraising events. With a fleet of (25) Rhodes 19s, (9) J22s, (3) J24s, (10) 420s, (12) Lasers, and a small assortment of cruising boats, Courageous is one of the largest nonprofit, keelboat-based sailing schools and community sailing programs in the northeast. In addition to youth programs, we offer adult memberships, instruction, and racing. Courageous is a fun place to work, with a small, congenial staff and an atmosphere that encourages initiative and self-direction.
COURAGEOUS SAILING is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Courageous Sailing does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic, disability or veteran/Reserve/National Guard status.
Pier 4, Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA 02129