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Now hiring for our 2023 season! Deckhands, Captains, Servers, and Ticket Office positions are available.

Deckhand Job Description

DECKHAND JOB DESCRIPTION
(Seasonal May- October)

Milwaukee River Cruise Line is hiring motivated, hard working, reliable individuals to work as DECKHANDS aboard our fleet of tour boats for the 2023 season.


Job Summary: A deckhand assists the captain with navigation and docking, maintains a clean, safe, comfortable environment for passengers and crew members, and projects a positive and friendly image in order to provide quality customer service.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in safe boarding and disembarking of passengers, includes ticket collection
  • Handle mooring lines when docking the vessel
  • Maintain daily pre and post cruise checklists
  • Understand procedures for Man Overboard, Fire at Sea and Abandon Ship
  • Participate in USCG required training drills
  • Ensure proper setup for each cruise
  • General maintenance, includes cleaning, painting and washing the vessels
  • Act as lookout during inclement weather
  • Keep an accurate passenger count


Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be able to perform physical tasks which includes lifting up to 50lbs, continuous walking and/or standing, and tolerate exposure to all types of weather
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test as per USCG regulations
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, which includes some nights and weekends
  • Excellent customer service skills


Competitive compensation offered
Flexible Hours
Fun, outdoor work environment
Bonus Opportunities available

To apply, email lindsay@edelweissboats.com with your resume and applicable experience. 

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