Mission Bay Aquatic Center regularly hires for several positions pertaining to the operation of classes and programs. MBAC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all interested candidates to apply regardless of race, sex, or background.
Please refer to the list of job opportunities below for open positions. If you are interested in an open position, please apply on the Associated Student of SDSU website. While priority is given to current SDSU and UCSD students, you do not need to be a current student for most positions.
MBAC Employee Benefits:
- Complimentary watersport classes
- Complimentary watersport equipment rentals
- Discounted wakesports classes
- Complimentary Aztec Recreation membership
- Training and professional development opportunities
- Flexible schedule
- Fun work environment
Youth Camp CounselorPart-Time Hourly
Under the supervision of the Youth Programs and Events Supervisor, camp counselors will teach and supervise activities for youth ages 6-17 in an aquatic environment. Counselors are responsible for all aspects of youth programs operations including, but not limited to: supervising and ensuring the safety of campers, teaching and operating watersports activities, setting up and cleaning up equipment, and providing outstanding customer service. Youth program activities occur both on land and on/in the water. The primary work will occur during summer, however, youth programming occurs in spring and fall seasons as well.
Office AssistantPart-Time Hourly
Under the direction of the Office & Marketing Coordinator, the Office Assistant is responsible for operations at the front desk including cash handling, sales, customer service, data input, and other administrative tasks and projects.
Under the direction of the Instructional Supervisor, the Dockmaster is responsible for providing a safe and enjoyable rental experience for MBAC customers. Dockmasters assist with the rental of sailboats, kayaks, stand up paddleboards, and rowing equipment. When not assisting customers, Dockmasters complete safety inspections and preventative maintenance projects and ensure that MBAC yard/storage areas are presentable and obstruction free.
Wakesports InstructorPart-Time Hourly
Under the supervision of the Wakesports Program Assistant, Wakesports Instructors will drive boats and teach wakesports (wakeboarding, waterskiing, wakesurfing) to students of all ages with varying levels of experience.
Maintenance AssistantPart-Time Hourly
Under the supervision of the Marine Maintenance Technician, the MBAC Maintenance Assistant will perform equipment and facility repairs and maintenance as needed.
Surfing InstructorPart-Time Hourly
Under the direction of the Surfing Program Assistant, Surfing Instructors are responsible for teaching surfing to students of all ages with varying levels of experience.
Sailing InstructorPart-time Hourly
Under the supervision of the Sailing Program Assistant, Sailing Instructors teach sailing and/or windsurfing to students of all ages with varying levels of experience.
Paddling InstructorPart-time Hourly
Under the direction of the Paddling Program Assistant, Paddling Instructors are responsible for teaching stand up paddling and/or kayaking to students of all ages with varying levels of experience.
Marine Science / STEM InstructorPart-Time Hourly
Under the supervision of the Youth Programs and Events Supervisor, Marine Science/STEM Instructors will lead hands-on, outdoor experiential learning programs in marine science and STEM at The Watersports Camp and Mission Bay Aquatic Center. Activities may include snorkeling, kayaking, bodyboarding, field trips, and other various indoor and outdoor activities. Must be available to work June through August with flexible work opportunities in spring fall.
College students studying marine science, environmental studies, or oceanography who are interested in teaching and passionate about their field of study are highly encouraged to apply.
Photographer / Marketing AssistantPart-Time Hourly
Under the supervision of the MBAC Assistant Director and MBAC Marketing Coordinator the Photographer/Marketing Assistant will be responsible for assisting in telling the MBAC story through photographing and producing content for use in social media assets, brochures, and marketing materials detailing the programs and activities occurring at MBAC during the busy summer season.