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Aquatic Center Water Ski and Wakeboard Instructor

1901 Hazel Ave, Gold River, CA 95670, USA Req #280
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The Aquatic Center's purpose is to provide high quality boating and safety programs through education, recreation and competition; and to bring regional and national recognition to Associated Students Inc., and Sacramento State, increasing the value of the students degree.

The Sacramento State Aquatic Center is a proud program of Associated Students, Inc. The Aquatic Center is a National Boating Instruction Safety Center located on beautiful Lake Natoma. The Aquatic Center offers a variety of classes, camps, facility reservations, team building, youth groups and equipment rentals.  We are open to the general public.

The Aquatic Center offers the following activities: Sailing, Windsurfing, Standup Paddling, Kayaking, Canoeing, Outrigger Canoeing, Rowing, Water Skiing, Wakeboarding, and Jet Skiing.

Under the direct supervision of the Water Ski/Wakeboard Manager, the Water Ski/Wakeboard Instructor will support the Water Ski, Wakeboard, Personal Water Craft classes and camps.



  • Maintain and report items and equipment related to water skiing, wakeboarding, and personal water craft (PWC) that needs attention.

  • This will require personally instructing classes, camps or private lessons as assigned. Be able to teach under variable conditions

  • Enforce and adhere to policies and procedures that are necessary to manage programs.

  • Ensure equipment maintenance for safe operation in collaboration with Water Ski/Wake board manager and or Facilities Supervisor. Recommend replacement as needed.

  • Promote current wake board and water ski programs.

  • Keep up with industry standards and teaching techniques.

  • Provide support during Aquatic Center special events as required. This requires working overtime.

  • Drive program vehicles for classes, trips or activities as needed.

  • Maintain accurate pre-trip records and ensure Aquatic Center busses and vans are in compliance.

  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Exceptional customer service skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively with children and adults

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions

  • Strong organizations skills

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with campus constituencies to serve a diverse customer population


  • 2 years minimum inboard boat driving experience

  • 2 years field experience – teaching and coaching in a recreation or water environment

  • Must demonstrate compenice to trailer/ tow and be responsible on the water in powerboat specific to our program

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Current First Aid, CPR, Life guarding Certificates

  • California Department Boating and Waterways, Home Study Course Certificate

  • California Department Boating and Waterways Drivers License, or For Hire License

  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and be prepared for both heat and cold

  • Ability to comply with ASI driving criteria

  • Class B driver’s license

  • AWSA (American Water Ski or American Wake Board Association) Member

  • AWSA Level 1 Instructor Certificate

  • AWSA trained driver Certificate 

All Aquatic Center Staff must sign a Code of Conduct and Dress Code Agreement

“you’ll enjoy the experience” #LakeLife



A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily after the candidate is offered a position with Associated Students, Inc. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current
Associated Students, Inc. employees who apply for the position.


Associated Students is a nonprofit corporation and an auxiliary organization of California State University, Sacramento providing a wide range of programs and services to the students of CSUS.  Therefore, ASI employees are not state employees.



Associated Student Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.


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Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $18.00
  • Job Start Date Wednesday, April 15, 2020
  • 1901 Hazel Ave, Gold River, CA 95670, USA