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  • Marine Mechanic

    Shop
    Juneau
    $6,000.00 / month

    Juneau Tours and Whale Watch, a privately-owned ground tour and whale watching company in Juneau Alaska, seeks an experienced Marine Mechanic to provide timely, efficient, safe and reliable maintenance and repair of company fleet of 8 vessels and equipment. This is a full-time, seasonal job with an 8 – 10-month contract.

    As Marine Mechanic and Shop Manager will assist the diesel Mechanic, captains, and drivers in servicing, maintaining, and repairing our boats, vehicles, equipment, and properties as needed.

    Pay is negotiable DOE

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Supply and maintain shop facilities, equipment, and software.
    • Direct the day-to-day operations of the shop.
    • Forecast service demand.
    • Purchase, inventory, and track parts.
    • Research repair solutions using industry software solutions and working with industry experts.
    • Maintain Federal, State and Local safety standards.
    • Support the Business Manager in the inspections, permit and licensing processes
    • Maintain positive communication with other employees as well as service vendors, partners, community leaders and competitors at all times (including non-working hours)
    • Project leader: As needed and assigned, the Shop Manager will oversee projects. Projects are often shared by multiple managers and staff, are periodic or time limited and are outside the scope of daily operations and regular management duties.
    • Present a professional image, both in personal appearance and condition of company equipment and property

    The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years consecutive experience, possess a record of good performance, attendance, safety, and teamwork. Communicate timely reporting of issues, plans and budget requirements to the Leadership Team (Owner, General Manager). As a member of the team, candidate is expected to provide peer leadership and support, as well as encourage and promote a healthy and proactive working relationship.

     Qualifications:

    • Experienced in Yamaha, Suzuki outboards and Scania, Cummins and Hamilton Jets.
    • Must be able to read and understand vehicle maintenance and repair codes and instructions on the computer
    • Must be able to document maintenance and repairs
    • High School Diploma or GED. Higher education preferred
    • Must have a Valid Driver's License with few or no violations
    • Prefer a Commercial Driver's License or ability to obtain one
    • 5 years proven management experience in a heavy duty mechanics shop, vehicle maintenance, construction or similar experience
    • Professional service certifications up-to-date
    • Must possess own hand tools
    • 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
    • Ability to work outside in unpredictable, cold, wet weather

     

    Benefits:

    Competitive salary, use of company vehicle, housing allowance, tool allowance.

    To Apply:

    Please send a 1-page summary of work experience, salary history, skills, certifications and three professional references to serene@juneautours.com.

     

  • Bookkeeper

    Accounting
    Juneau

    Must be a quickbooks whiz to apply! Manage payroll, accounts receivable and payable with the support at least two staff.

  • 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
    $4,500.00 / 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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