The Club

Working at OCSC Sailing

OCSC Sailing attracts people who are interested in personal growth and new challenges, both for themselves and for others. We believe that work should be more than a job. So do the people who join our company.

  • personal growth

    We've built a culture that provides personal growth and self-improvement in exchange for hard work.

  • the people

    The OCSC team is made up of folks who can communicate, educate, and serve. We work hard and we play hard, too.

  • location

    We’re located right on San Francisco Bay, one of the best sailing locations in the world.

  • Dedication

    We’re a warm and friendly place with a rigorous ethic of service, growth and personal responsibility.

Job Openings

OCSC is currently looking to fill the following positions:


  • Sailing Instructor

    • Goals
      • To provide training, inspiration and a safe learning environment to OCSC’s students and members, as well as the less experienced members of the OCSC staff, to improve the overall sailing ability and enthusiasm for all sailors in contact with OCSC and collaborate with other instructors to improve the curriculum and sail training methods at OCSC.
    • Responsibilities
      • Read and adhere to the policies outlined in the OCSC Employee handbook, Safety Handbook
      • Faithfully implement the OCSC instructor syllabus for each course he or she teaches
      • Acquire a USCG license for carrying passengers for hire within three months of employment along with required First Aid and CPR certifications and keep them current.
      • Acquire a US SAILING Basic Keelboat Instructor Certification within six months of employment.
      • Follow the scheduling guidelines outlined in the Instructor Manual for their category of instructor
      • Present in behavior, grooming, dress and demeanor a professional image as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
      • Complete all educational logs and student progress paperwork, as well as time cards, punctually, accurately and completely
      • Be free of any illegal drugs at all times, and be enrolled in OCSC’s random drug testing program as required by the Department of Transportation.
      • Have no alcohol in his or her system while working for OCSC.
      • Maintain a patient, supportive, empathetic demeanor with students, other boaters, co-workers and colleagues while working for OCSC.
      • Be empathetic toward students while teaching, empathetic toward colleagues while working alongside them and patient with supervisors.  Expect and ask for empathy in return.
      • At all times, use judgment and foresight to make decisions concerning safety, response to elements, emergencies on board or near by.
    • Benefits
      • Charter boat use privileges (review details in Employee Handbook).
      • Health insurance for yourself – group coverage available for your family at your expense.
      • Dental insurance for yourself – group coverage available for your family at your expense.
      • SIMPLE IRA Retirement plan.
      • Fifteen paid days off per year plus major vacation flexibility from November through March. April – October time off subject to needs of the business.
      • Opportunities to participate in OCSC Flotillas overseas.
      • Moorings Charter subsidy (Review details in Employee Handbook).
      • Sail training for domestic partner or relative at 25% off retail cost (50% off on a space available basis).
      • Employee discount of 40% off OCSC ProShop retail prices.

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