Pillar Point will be subcontracting Surf Instructors and assistant for spring and summer of 2020, starting March 1st. 

If you know anyone looking for a summer job please share this with them.


The sun, sand and sea will be your workplace and the hours are flexible. Email me @ pillarpointsurfschool@gmail.com with resume, photo, a paragraph on your qualification, and why you would be good for this job. If you do not know how to surf, do not apply. If do not have an open schedule, do not apply. If you are always late, do not apply.


We are a licensed, permitted, and insured surf company looking for outgoing & active people who would like to earn great money during the spring and summer months.

$20 to $70 per hour, Paid weekly. 

Part-time work/ full time work. March through September. 

We only hire people with the following abilities & traits. 

Must be able to carry up to 40 lbs.

Must be able to surf.

Must have a smart phone.

Must be professional, reliable and honest.

Must be punctual and friendly.

Must be able to swim.


Job requirement


Show up on time (5 minutes before your lesson).


Clean your  boards unless you have back to back lessons.


If you are on Vcita block out times you are unavailable.


Reply to email ASAP(1-6hours) or they will be reassigned


When answering Vcita email, always check condition before accepting appointment time if conditions are not good at their requested time offer 2 alternative times.


If your lesson no shows or reschedules remove original time from calendar.


Be professional at all times. (never pick up on your lesson, no cussing,, never show up intoxicated).


If you don’t have back to back lessons, try to up sale your lesson to a longer lesson.


Give feedback and / or encouragement on every wave.


Never finish your lesson early unless they ask to, don’t give up on them so easy. Keep trying to get them to continue.


The 1st time your lesson is walking in water with board, HELP THEM.


Give 100% or your attention to your lesson.


If you know Your lesson had a great time, ask for review on Yelp, google, FB, or Trip advisor.


At the end of the day help stack boards.


All these requirements will help you be a better instructor, increase your tips, create a team atmosphere. These are the minimum requirements to keep your job. I will remember and reward you for towing the line. More lessons, Bigger lessons, etc.. Have a watch to keep up with your lesson time. If you are having trouble with clients’ beach lesson, ask me to help if I am available.


Must have at least 1 previous employment references.

Beneficial to live close to the Half Moon Bay, (but not Mandatory), and speak another language.

Those who stick around through the slower spring months will be given the larger lessons during summer as compensation. So you will make more money than the new hires. Must have a flexible schedule (many bookings are last minute). 

You will be trained on the Pillar Point’s lesson plan and must be able to teach this plan. You will be trained. This is your trial period. 

Surf instructor pays is $20 per hour plus tips. Paid Weekly. You only get paid when you are doing lessons. Average $0 to $400 per day with tips. The harder you work the more you make.

It is your responsibility to claim your income for tax purposes.