Launch Staff

Buffalo Canoe Club - Ridgeway, ON (30+ days ago)

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Come spend a fun summer with us!

The Buffalo Canoe Club is one of the area's finest private yacht Clubs. Established in 1882, the Club is rich in both history and tradition. Offering its Members unparalleled opportunities for sailing and family recreation, the Buffalo Canoe Club is particularly proud of its high-quality sailing program, producing many champion sailors. The Club has earned a reputation for being one of the best places for a child to learn how to sail.

Job title

Launch Staff

Reports to

Launch Supervisor

The Launch staff reports to the Launch Supervisor and ensure that Club Members can get to and from their boats, assist in the general maintenance and upkeep of the docks and Outer Boat House, and offer personalized customer service. The Launch staff will work within the BCC Team to provide an outstanding Member experience delivered in compliance with the Club’s Constitution. This position will foster the Club’s high-quality image in all interactions with Members, guests and staff.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Opening and closing the Outer Boat House and noting any issues requiring attention.
  • Raising and lowering Club flags, including the flags on the dock leading to the Outer Boat House.
  • Ensuring that all radios in the OBH are in good working order.
  • General day-to-day maintenance on the Club’s launch boats.
  • Ensuring that the water pump in the OBH has oil.
  • General day-to-day maintenance and cleaning of the OBH.
  • Monitoring radios for calls from Members wishing to moor.
  • Sailing the Club’s launch boats to and from the various mooring points.
  • Provide assistance to other departments as required.


Applicant must have valid Pleasure Craft Operator Card.

Experience driving boat is an asset.

Working conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to consecutive hours under the sun. The applicant must be able to stand for consecutive period of time.

Physical requirements

The Launch Staff must be able to work and stand for consecutive hours outside.

The launch staff must be able to lift 30lbs.

Job Type: Part-time


  • Pleasure Craft Operator Card (Required)