Carolina Surf School - Surf Instructor
Surf Instructors for our Carolina Surf School must be multi-talented, service oriented individuals with a strong desire to provide surf and ocean safety instruction to participants. Our program attracts participants from all over the world that have the desire to learn how to surf or improve their skills.
Applicants must have a passion for marine stewardship, teaching, inspiring youth, and surfing. This position requires candidates to work to inspire, instruct, and provide care to every group of participants.
Surf Instructors will be responsible for daily lesson set up and break down, surfing instruction, logistical support, lesson equipment management, and any duties assigned. Most importantly, Surf Instructors must ensure that all staff and participants stay safe while having an awesome and life-enriching experience. No surf instruction experience is required for this position as all selected candidates will go through our comprehensive, in-house training and certification program, but you must be a proficient surfer. This position reports to the Program Coordinator.
At least 18 years of age
Must be in excellent physical condition + able to life 50 lbs unassisted
Current certifications (upon beginning of staff training): CPR and First Aid
Must have at least 3 years surfing experience
Must be able to attend mandatory staff training
Willing to work long hours while maintaining energy and stamina
Strong communication, decision making, logistical, and organizational skills
Able to pass a government background check
Reliable vehicle capable of transporting multiple surf boards
Clean driving record
Reliable and punctual team player
Desired Skills & traits
Pursuing a BA or BS in marine biology, environmental science, education, recreation, or related field
Familiarity with southeastern marine ecosystems and organisms
Previous experience working in a summer camp setting
Environmental education certification or teaching credential
Ability to accept and give constructive criticism
Energetic, morning person with a positive attitude
Responsibilities and Duties:
Working in collaboration with other staff, you will provide supervision and instruction for participants in the field. Carolina Surf School lessons take place at multiple locations around Wilmington, NC, everyday of the week. Set up and break down will require time before and after each lesson.
Individual must maintain a strong skill set in the following areas: professionalism, organization, punctuality, problem solving, as well as a solid attention to detail. These skills are crucial in order for you to provide the best possible experience for each participant. Lessons do require work on weekends and holidays. Surf Instructors are scheduled on a first come first serve basis.
About Surf Camp Inc
Since 2001, Surf Camp Inc. has been a leader in the growing world of learn-to-surf adventure camps.
Our brand symbolizes a long-standing commitment to technical instruction expertise and ocean safety awareness which is evident in our three main core values: “Safety, Learning, and Fun!” We develop and conduct a diversified mix of summer camps for kids and teens, as well as adult travel adventure programs.
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $15.00 per hour
- surfing: 2 years (Preferred)
Overtime often available:
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This Job Is:
- Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma