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 and wants to enjoy the DC spring, summer, and early fall seasons 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 (Members Only Sails), Wednesday (Social Sails), and Thursday (Racing) evenings 5:00 PM to sunset. Commitment to all available shifts is not required but would be given priority consideration.

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

Compensation: Hourly - Depending on experience level. (This is considered a part-time seasonal position with 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 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
Those interested should email application, 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: 650 Wharf Street SW, Unit 20, Washington, DC 20024
Diamond Teague Park Piers Waterfront Address: 99 Potomac Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003
The Wharf Marina Waterfront Address: 650 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC 20024
Telephone: (202) 547-1250 · Email: Traci Mead, Executive Director - 
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