Dockhand (seasonal)
Kelowna Yacht Club
Kelowna, BC, CAN
10d ago

Seasonal Position (2)

At our lakefront location in downtown Kelowna, we provide our members with top-quality moorage in Canada's largest fresh-

water marina, excellent food and beverage service, social events and opportunities to assist others in the community. A not-

for-profit organization, Kelowna Yacht Club has been supporting boater education and safe, responsible enjoyment of Okanagan Lake since 1945.

  • This position is perfect for summer employment as it will start part-time hours in late April (weekends primarily) and progress to a 40 hour work week within a couple of weeks.
  • Profile
  • Under the general direct of the Operations Manager, Dockhands are primarily responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the marina for Kelowna Yacht Club.
  • The Dockhand is a "hands on" member of the Kelowna Yacht Club dock staff and with within a strong team environment.

    Tasks and Responsbilities :

  • Provide prompt and courteous service to all Club Members who have a boat in the marina (Moorage)
  • Monitor and maintain the Moorage facilities with the marina on a regular basis
  • Perform minor repairs and maintenances to the marina's facilities and clubhouse as directed
  • Ensure Moorage facilities are in a safe and proper working condition
  • Maintain and monitor the Pump Out Station to ensure proper working condition
  • Removal of invasive lake weed, milfoil, as directed
  • Applying decals to vessels as directed
  • Ensure all boats moored in the marina are recorded, insured, properly identified and fully compliant with the Moorage Regulations
  • Document and / or report all unsafe practices or activities
  • Observe all policies in dealing the membership and ensure that all Club Rules and By-Laws are respected and complied with
  • Ensure familiarity with the club's Moorage Policy and Procedures and that Moorage members comply with the same
  • Ensure safety equipment is worn and usage at all appropriate times when on the dock and / or boat
  • Requirements :

  • Must have Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) or capable of achieving upon hire
  • Valid Drivers License with a clean Driver's abstract Class 5
  • Experience working with hand power tools
  • Effective communication skills to receive and give instructions, problem solve and report verbal and written
  • Excellent Customer Service skills that addresses responsiveness, reassurances, respectfulness and understanding
  • Abilities :

  • Ability to work days, early evenings, weekends and events (based on a 40 hr work week)
  • Comfortable working in an all-weather environment, primarily outside
  • Ability to physically lift, pull, bend, reach, and carry
  • Must be able to work in team environment
  • Salary : $15.00 per hour

    $15.00 per hour

    Thank-you to all who apply only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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