Deckhand

Deckhand

YMCA of Greater Seattle | Eastsound, WA, 98245, US
Salary Range:$21,000 – $27,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 16 days ago

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Description

Overview

OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUITYThe Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner. ? SUMMARY The deckhand supports our boat captain and helps ferry Camp Orkila participants to offsite overnight island trips. The deckhand will assist with loading and unloading participants, ensuring safe handling and operation of the 44-passenger Kwhanice motor vessel, and perform a variety of other duties as assigned. ? To learn more about working with Camp & Outdoor Leadership at the Y, please visit us online at www.campingandoutdoorleadership.org ? What you'll get from working at The Y • Membership to the YMCA of Greater Seattle • Free access to mental health resources • Rapidly-accruing paid time off (PTO) available immediately upon hire

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety standards and protocols related to preventative health measures based on CDC and local health department guidelines. ? As of March 12, 2022 COVID Vaccinations Requirements for this role are Highly Recommended. Certain programs at the Y of Greater Seattle may require proof of vaccination, in compliance with local state and federal guidelines. If applicable will be assigned within onboarding. To see requirements for each program within our association, click here.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS1. Assists in maintaining the water vessels 2. Ensures the supervision and safety of campers at all times. 3. Maintain Safety equipment (lifejackets, rescue boats, first aid kits, etc.) 4. Ensure proper maintenance of small craft and larger vessels. 5. Ensure that passengers know and follow safe boating practices. 6. Assist Boat Captain in landing, docking and departing from various docks; using lines, moorings, and a dinghy with a small outward motor. 7. Serve as sole lifeguard on duty for all passengers and crew. 8. Operate a row boat. 9. Communicates personal or staff needs to Boat Captain or Summer Camp Director in a timely manner. 10. Attends staff meetings and trainings. 11. Supports overnight resident camp as needed 12. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies. 13. Other duties as assigned.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. ? WORK ENVIRONMENT This job operates at a seasonal residential camp, both inside and outdoors.? ? PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. ? While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.? The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.? Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.? This position requires the ability to occasionally lift store or janitorial products and supplies, up to 50 pounds. POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK This is a full-time, seasonal position. The usual camp workweek is six days on and one day off, including training, staff meetings, and regular duties. This summer camp position is exempt from minimum wage and overtime regulations per State of Washington wage and hour law.

TRAVEL This position is required to live onsite at camp. All travel required for work will be done by YMCA Authorized Drivers.

Qualifications

POSITION REQUIREMENTS1. 18 years of age or older. 2. High school graduate or equivalent. 3. One or more years of college preferred. 4. Ability to participate in activities that involve rigorous activity in an outdoor setting, including, but not limited to hiking, boating, camping and swimming

If applicable, other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered.? PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE• Current state approved first aid certification• Current state approved CPR certification • Bachelor's degree preferred • Current Wilderness First Responder strongly preferred. Documented knowledge of challenge courses and current safety standards and practices • Prefer knowledge of and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful. • Experience with anti-racism practices and coalition building.

MISSION STATEMENTBuilding a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body. ? OUR VALUES• Respect • Responsibility • Honesty • Caring • Passion for Excellence

YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment.? Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law. ? All job offers are contingent on the results of a background check. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.