Hovercraft Pilot
Experience Alaska Tours

George Inlet Lodge

Now hiring a Hovercraft Pilot for our 2020 season in gorgeous Southeast Alaska!

Beautiful Ketchikan, Alaska


Hovercraft Pilot

Experience Alaska Tours
Ketchikan, Alaska
Previous experience required
Start Date:
Job starts in 3 months (Apr 08, 2020)

Experience Alaska Tours is committed to excellent customer service and providing a tour that will make memories that last a lifetime for our guests.

No previous Hovercraft Experience required. Training Provided

Seeking to hire a Hovercraft Pilot for 36-foot and 41-foot hovercraft in tourism trade. Must have a 25-ton (or greater) USCG license. Looking for someone ASAP - wages are based on experience. 

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Come to work in EAT uniform as required and promptly as scheduled. Fill out time sheets daily. Have signed daily by dock operations manager.
  • Know all script and narration materials for Tour: modify for quality as needed.
  • Keep and maintain maintenance logs, radio logs, e-perb logs and complete monthly training as required by US Coast Guard regulations and Experience Alaska Tours (EAT).
  • Turn in fuel receipt for gallons refueled in each boat and turn in each time refueled.
  • General engine maintenance, including oil changes, fueling boats, fuel additives, and general upkeep of vessels.
  • Captain hovercraft vessels for hovercraft tour in Ketchikan area.
  • The Captain is responsible for the cleanliness of vessels daily. Evening cleaning and morning preparation for tour readiness.
  • Inspect vessel prior to each morning tour for safety equipment, consumables, and other needed supplies and document items on check- off list.
  • Document Souls on Board count and turn in prior to leaving the dock for each tour. Supervise First mate/ Narrator and assign duties as necessary.
  • Safety briefing of all passengers on board and continued safety of all passengers during the tour.
  • Maintain First Aid Red Cross card. Maintain drug testing standards as required by law. Join and maintain Tongass Substance Screening Membership.
  • Maintain all license requirements. A copy of the license must be provided to EAT office. The license requirement is for a USCG 25 Ton or above Captains License. 
  • Maintain a friendly and bright atmosphere on board for all guests, co-workers, and supervisors. Exhibit the utmost in professionalism in all aspects, including language, attitude, and emotions.
  • Captains will maintain a work schedule of 5 to 6 days weekly on average unless classified as part-time. The schedule may change as deemed necessary based on tour.
  • Other duties as assigned by EAT. 

How to Apply

Contact Candi Scudero for all inquiries. Send resume to shoreex@catchcrabs.com 

We look forward to reviewing your application and thanks for your interest in Experience Alaska Tours.

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