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General News · 8th December 2021
RVYC - Jenny

A fulltime single or couple is required as manager for the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club Cortes Bay Outstation, located on Cortes Island B.C. This property has a 4/5 anchor Clean Marine ranking from the Georgia Strait Alliance, and we are looking for an environmentally conscious couple to help us maintain this beautiful property. The outstation consists of a large waterfront property and another property totalling 19 acres with 2 tent pads, a shower building, washrooms, a pavilion & memberís kitchen area and large deck.

The marina has 1600 lineal ft of dock and can moor up to 60+ vessels (rafted) at one time and is often full during open season from April to September. This position will require someone with a strong independent work ethic, as around the clock maintenance and upkeep is needed.

Responsibilities include:
Maintenance of Docks & Infrastructure
Septic Tank (monitoring & scheduled clean out)
Operation & Maintenance of Water System, BBQ, kayaks, supís & bicycles
Spill response in case of oil/diesel/gasoline spill in water
Regular cleaning & upkeep of the showers, washrooms, pavilion, & member kitchen inc. laundry stove etc.
Gardening & Grounds-keeping
Garbage & Recycling coordination with local contact for pick up
Maintenance & repairs of pump & emergency equipment
Member Relations & assistance on call
Regular day to day maintenance
Assistance with capital upgrades where required.
Off season winterizing of the systems & maintenance
Regular communication with the Marine Asset and Operations Manager
We are looking for someone with:
Extensive knowledge in grounds maintenance
Marina experience an asset.
Basic electrical/plumbing/carpentry skills
Hospitality experience
A valid BC Driverís license
Must either have, or receive training for (provided by RVYC):
Spill Response Certificate
1st aid certificate
A Pleasure Craft Operators Card
Water Safe BC
Respectful workplace training
WHMIS training
Benefits include:
Extensive benefits (after 6 months) & RRSP package (after 24 months)
Competitive wage package

We are looking for someone to start early in 2022, who has a strong work ethic, is environmentally conscious, friendly, selfmotivated, and able to work without direction as well as with members and volunteers. Must have a community spirit with the ability to cultivate professional relationships with members, trades, and neighbours to work towards an improved member experience and maintained relationship with the Cortes Island community.

Please see the attached job description. Resumes or additional questions can be sent to

Only appropriate candidates will be contacted, and must be available to travel to Vancouver for an interview. For more information about the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club please visit our website at