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First Mate

Excursion Sailboat needs:

EXPERIENCED LOCAL SAILORS
up to 40 hours/week till late October.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Long term local resident. Hyannis sailor with good local knowledge and bartending/wait staff experience desirable.
  • Must be at least 18 years old. Agility and stamina required.
  • Enrollment in USDT random drug testing program required.
  • Participate in safety drills
  • The successful applicant must be on time at all times, reliable, dependable, responsible, well dressed, polite and well spoken.
  • Must have good personal references.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

ASSIST CAPTAIN IN SMOOTH OPERATION OF THE VESSEL

  • Handling the mail sail and jib halyards, jib sheets, running back stays, dock lines, setting and releasing reefing lines and furling the main sail.
  • Occasional relief of the helm
  • Boat cleaning and closing at days end.

GENERAL SAFETY AND WELFARE OF THE PASSENGERS

  • Assist boarding and disembarkation
  • Answer questions and maintain conversation with passengers about local attractions, the boat etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of content of catboat.com web site.
  • Participate in Red Cross CPR and First Aid training.

OPERATION OF THE GALLEY AND BAR

  • Bartending or wait person experience desirable.
  • Take and record passenger orders, prepare and serve drinks and light snacks
  • Collect cash payments, balance galley accounts
  • Keep coolers iced, track and maintain galley inventory
  • Maintain cleanliness of galley and head.

WAGES & BENEFITS

  • Will pay$10.00/hr during one month training/probationary period.
  • Will pay $12/hr for crew who work till end of the season, with the additional $2/hr payable at end of season.
  • Crew also receive $10 -$ 50/day cash tips directly from passengers
  • Wage is calculated on basis of time underway plus 15 minutes/trip
  • Crew may eat and drink from the galley, except lobster, Roast beef and alcohol.
  • There are no medical, holiday, overtime or retirement benefits

Download Application

APPLICATION

Mail or email your completed application, your resume if you have one, and a short handwritten letter stating why you want this job and why you can excel at it to:

Capt. Marcus Sherman
Catboat Rides Inc.
Box 458, Hyannis Port, MA
02647-0458

– an Equal Opportunity Employer –