Dock Manager (Multiple Positions)

DC Sail is seeking multiple dock managers to help manage our adult programs.  This is a great seasonal position for someone who loves boating & wants to enjoy the DC summer season on the water!

Title: Dock Manager

Location: Diamond Teague Park Piers, 99 Potomac Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003.

Hours: Weekends from 8:30-5:30 PM (split into shifts) from April - October. Monday and Wednesday evenings 5:00 PM to sunset.

Supervises: All DC Sail sailboats, motorboats, and DC Sail members

Wage:  Hourly - Depending on experience level (no benefits.)

PurposeTo ensure the safety of the DC Sail boats while they are out sailing and oversight of Adult Beginner Learn to Sail Program on weekends.

Duties Include:

  • Setting up for morning instruction on weekends
  • Directing instructors and lesson participants
  • Assuring Waiver of Liability Forms are properly processed and filed
  • Monitoring weather conditions and communications to members when cancellation of programs due to severe weather
  • Maintaining the boat maintenance log
  • Preparing the motorboats for the day
  • Towing sailboats in and out of the marina using a motor boat
  • Monitoring sailboats while they are at sail
  • Assisting with with general fleet and facility maintenance
  • Closing down the facility at the end of the day
  • Lending a hand wherever help is needed

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Current CPR/First Aid
  • Powerboat & sailboat experience
  • US Sailing Level 1 instructor certification is preferred
Those interested should email cover letter, resume and three professional references to Traci Mead at (Preferred method of communication - no telephone calls, please.)

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DC Sail is the community sailing program of National Maritime Heritage Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Business Mailing Address: 600 Water Street SW, Unit 9-16, Washington, DC 20024
Diamond Teague Park Piers Waterfront Address: 99 Potomac Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003
The Wharf/Gangplank Marina Waterfront Address: 600 Water Street SW, Washington, DC 20024
Telephone: (202) 547-1250 · Email: Traci Mead, Acting Executive Director - 
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