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Boat Captain

Juneau Tours

Juneau , Alaska

Busy Whale Watching company seeks a Boat Captain who loves wildlife and people!

Seasonal

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  • Driver/Guide

    Juneau
    $3,500.00 / month + tips

    Seeking Drivers and guides in beautiful Juneau, Alaska!

    We are looking for friendly, fun and entertaining folks to drive for our tour company this summer. Season runs May thru September. A CDL driver’s license is required BUT if you have a clean driving record and are willing to learn we are willing to train the right person! Those with commercial driver’s licenses are strongly encouraged to apply.

    We offer: Driver training, housing and an end of season bonus for those that are able to complete the season.

    We require: A sense of adventure and a love of entertaining, a CDL driver’s license, a clean driving record and all required DOT drug testing.

    We are hoping to fill our last few spots for the season as soon as possible! Guide training, drug testing, paperwork and road tests take a couple days.

  • Diesel Mechanic

    Shop
    Juneau
    $28.00 / hour

    Juneau Tours (www.juneautours.com), a privately-owned tour company in Juneau Alaska, seeks an experienced Diesel Mechanic  (CDL driver a plus!)  to join our small team of mechanics to maintain our fleet of tour buses and our fleet contracts (semi trucks, fuel trucks and other heavy equipment)

    Competitive hourly rate, bonuses and benefits tbd

    The ideal candidate will have experience maintaining and repairing Thomas built buses passenger vans and airport shuttles (This is a seasonal opportunity April 1 - October 1, with the potential for year-round employment for the right candidate).

    Essential Diesel Mechanic Functions:

    Duties include preventative maintenance inspections and repairs, air and hydraulic brake repairs, drive-line, steering & suspension, electrical troubleshooting, air system maintenance and repair, PA systems, light bodywork and other duties as assigned. In addition, the Diesel Mechanic may be asked to assist our Marine Mechanic in servicing our marine vessels.

    Requirements:

    -23 years of age or older
    -Able to read codes and instructions on the computer
    -Able to document repairs
    -Commercial Driver's License or ability to obtain one
    -5 years of proven medium to heavy-duty vehicle repair including: PM's, tire & wheel, air & hydraulic brakes, diagnosis, computerized diagnostics, electrical
    -Prefer certifications in tire & wheel, brakes, AC &/or EPA
    -Ability to work flexible schedules including weekends, holidays and on-call rotations for roadside assistance
    -Physical Requirements: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and carry the same for short distances and up and down stairs and steep inclines. Ability to sit in awkward positions for long periods, standing on a variety of surfaces and at differing angles, bending over, crouching and climbing up and over various equipment.

     

  • Whale Watching Boat Captain

    On the water
    Juneau
    $5,000.00 - $6,500.00 / month + tips

    Our boat captains are responsible for maintaining a high level of professionalism and compliance among the crew and must demonstrate excellent customer service, local knowledge, effective guiding skills, and understanding of vehicle maintenance procedures as specified by the FMCSA.

     

    Essential Job Functions

    • Vessel operation and maintenance
    • Leading the crew in guiding the tour
    • Building a culture of performance excellence
    • Help with sheduled maintenance and repairs
    • Maintianing logs and Compliance reporting
    • Supporting the marine mechanic

     

    The ideal candidate will have 5-plus years experience as a 50T marine captain.. The candidate must exhibit a passion for whales and wildlife, and have an engaging personality. As a peer leader, the candidate will lead by example and motivate through clear and regular communication with crew, mechanics and others. Additional requirements:

     

    • Familiar with Coast Guard regulations
    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
    • Mminimum 50T Captains liscense
    • 5 years of proven tour guide experience with references
    • Ability to work flexible schedules including weekends, holidays and on-call rotations
    • Physical Requirements: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and carry the same for short distances up and down stairs and steep inclines. Ability to sit in awkward positions for long periods, standing on a variety of surfaces and at differing angles, bending over, crouching and climbing up and over various equipment.

How to Apply

Please email resumé to serene@juenautours.com or call (907)723-3208 to schedule an interview. Now don't get hung up on a fancy resume. If you don't have one prepared - just list your relevant experience and where/when you got that experience - high-quality resume paper and perfect fonts are NOT needed at all!

Once we complete your first interview we will be asking for some additional information and documents such as: References, and for drivers: Driver's License, Medical Form, and Last Three Years Driving Record.  Have those ready when you call, please.


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