Now hiring a Hovercraft Pilot for our 2020 season in gorgeous Southeast Alaska!
Beautiful Ketchikan, Alaska
- 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.