Rowing Team Equipment Manager

Part-time term position, January – June, 2018 with a possible extension.

St. Michaels University School is looking for a part time (0.50 FTE) Rowing Team Equipment Manager. This position supports the operational activities of the school’s rowing team. Hours of work will vary depending upon operational need, and includes mornings, afternoons, weekends and regattas. On school practice days, the equipment manager will be on site from 2:30-6:30 pm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures rowing and safety equipment is maintained and in good condition
  • Opens and closes the boathouse for the school’s arrival for practices and races
  • Ensures that truck & trailers are clean, tidy and conform to policy and safety requirements
  • Assists the Head Coach in organizing the trailer loading and unloading process
  • Drives the trailer to local regattas
  • Assists with site set-up and initial rigging
  • Other related duties


  • This position requires a high school diploma along with Class 5 Driver’s license and experience driving trailers and managing equipment
  • Must maintain a clean driver’s abstract
  • Safety-minded, courteous, and able to demonstrate customer service
  • Basic use of Microsoft computer programs such as Outlook, Word
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both in writing and verbally
  • Ability to problem solve, such as navigating through detours and unanticipated events
  • Rowing experience, rigging knowledge and basic boat maintenance skills are assets to this position
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

Application Details

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and a résumé on or before Thursday, November 22, 2017 to:

St. Michaels University School
Human Resources Department
3400 Richmond Road.
Victoria, BC V8P 4P5

Email: [email protected]

SMUS receives many résumés and we regret that we are unable to respond on an individual basis. Only short-listed candidates are contacted; no phone calls, please. Once a successful candidate is hired, the posting will be removed from our Current Opportunities page. Thank you for your interest in our school.

St. Michaels University School (SMUS) is one of Canada’s leading co-educational, independent day and boarding schools. Our boarding population is recruited nationally and internationally to form a rich and diverse community. Our students come from over 20 different countries and our school community represents over 40 different ethnic backgrounds. Our graduates attend the top universities in the world, many of them on scholarships. The faculty culture of excellence is supported by healthy professional development resources and a dynamic program of professional growth, which has earned them national and international recognition, including several Prime Minister’s Teaching Awards.

The school pursues academic success in an environment where the character and the self also grow.

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