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Part time paid support boat driver needed from late Jan till mid March

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We are looking for a reliable support boat driver to:


~ Man our 5m inflatable RIB and keep a watch on our dragon boat teams as they train each night.

~ Tow in the unlikely event they capsize.

~ Identify and communicate hazards to the Steerer.

~ Launch and pull in the RIB

~ Report any equipment repair requirements

~ Daily motor flush.


Other than that it's sitting and enjoying the water and sometimes take a coach on board to do a bit of filming. 


Teams that train are:


~Secondary schools

~Breast cancer survivors

~Mixed teams

~Women's teams


All water lovers and are very social. Safety Operating Procedures are in place, handover will be provided.



Must be reliable,  and experienced boatie along with rules of the road at sea.  First aid plus own vehicle with tow bar an advantage (if using your own car to launch - $10 per day towing allowance).


Hours as of 22 Jan till 2 Feb 2108 (2wks)

• 16hrs / week - Monday till Thursday 5pm till 8pm and Sundays 7am till midday @ $20+gst per hour ($320+gst)


Extended hours from 7 Feb 2016 till 15 Mar 2108 (5.5 wks)

• 24hrs / week - Monday to Thursday 3pm till 8pm and Sundays 7am till midday @ $20+gst per hour ($480+gst)



Lake Pupuke or Westhaven Marina (note Westhaven location does not include Sunday's)


Hours to be finalised shortly.


Potential for one off event support boat work (once a month) throughout the year on weekends.


If you are interested please email Alisha on adbatraining@gmail.com or text 021467555.




Training Manager

021 467 555

Training and Sports Development

Auckland Dragon Boat Association


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