Rescue Coordinator

22 July 2021
Rescue Coordinator
Howth Yacht Club is looking for a rescue co-ordinator to join our team The rescue coordinator is responsible for leading and rostering a panel of RIB drivers at Howth Yacht Club, ensuring that all events and training courses are covered and is responsible for general upkeep of the 9 Club RIBS including washdown, fuel and onboard equipment. This role is a part-time permanent position which is required all year round with hours of work  20 hours per week during peak sailing season April to September and 10 hours a week during the winter season. The role will be reporting to the Honorary Sailing Secretary and Club Manager
 
Resuce Co-Ordinator is responsible for 
 
- Maintaining a current list of RIB drivers and crews available for RIB duty at Howth YC
- Drawing up and issuing RIB crew rosters for all Club and Open events including sailing courses. 
- Ensuring RIB crew payroll information is kept updated and liaise with Financial manager on payroll requirments 
- Recruitment of RIB drivers to the panel as required to meet demands 
- Monitoring competency and skill levels of RIB drivers approved to take charge of HYC RIBs.
- Mentoring RIB crews and drivers and help develop their skills, including debriefing and advising them at regular intervals. Ensure that qualifications are up to date. 
- Washdown and cleaning of RIBS on a weekly rotational basis or as required, 
- Checking Nine clubs RIBs on a daily basis during the course of sailing courses, Club and Open Events 
- Making sure that any reported damage or missing items have been reported by the driver in the RIB serviceability logs.
- Petrol tanks filled on a daily basis, particularly during the summer training courses checking that all fuel lines and tank attachments are in good condition.
- Weekly reportng to be issued identifying all issues of maintenance, missing or broken equipment and their current status
 
Qualifications 
Irish Sailing powerboat certificate ( minimum level 2 ) 
First aid Qualification  
Min 2 years Experience in a RIB crew role within a yacht club 
 
Skills required 
Excellent organisational and operational skills 
Good communication skills
Strong leadership and people development skills 
Proficient in excel 
Good work ethic and attention to detail 
 
Application to manager@hyc.ie 
Closing date 31st of July