Employment for the 2022 Season

Located in the beautiful seasonal community of Watch Hill Rhode Island, the Watch Hill Yacht Club was founded in 1913 and is a traditional Club with sailing, entertainment, and fine dining.  We are currently looking for motivated individuals to join our team for the season.  

Junior Sailing Instructor:

Dates of Employment: June 20th- August 25th, 2022
Job Description: Nestled within the heart of the Watch Hill Village, the Watch Hill Yacht Club runs a wonderful Youth Sailing Summer Program for students ages six to eighteen. The Program has 120+ students, taught by six instructors. Currently, WHYC is looking for 1-2 talented sailing instructors, to teach beginner to advanced level classes, in the Opti and c420 division. Classes Meet: Monday through Friday; 35-40 expected hours per week, with overtime available. Lunch included. Some weekend events possible. Ability to give private lessons after class hours for additional income. Responsibilities include: develop weekly lesson plans for on-shore and conduct on-water drills, set up/run interclub races and Junior Regattas, as well as travel to local events by water and land.
Required Certifications/License: US Sailing Level 1; current First Aid/CPR; Boater’s License; Driver’s License. 


Launch Operator

Dates of Employment: May - October
Job Description: The Watch Hill Yacht Club is a seasonal business located in the beautiful area of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. We are looking for seasonal launch operators to join our team.

  • Operating launch between Club and member boats
  • Assisting WHYC members with their boats
  • Must have USCG Approved Limited Master (Launch Tender) License

Fine Dining Servers, Bussers, & Bartenders

Dates of Employment: May - October (short season is also available)
Job Description: Our dining room team is looking for team members for the 2022 season.  Our ideal candidate would have prior Club and/or food service experience, strong people skills, a willingness to learn, and be an excellent teammate.  We love our staff to have a great attitude and attention to detail. A can-do mindset is always on the menu.

Other Benefits include: year-end bonus, parking, and meals.