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Pontiki Captain Job Description

(Seasonal May- October)

Milwaukee River Cruise Line is hiring motivated, hard working, reliable individuals to work as CAPTAINS aboard our 19 passenger Pontiki for the 2023 season.

Job Summary: The Captain will safely operate The Pontiki through high traffic waterways, contend with changing weather conditions and provide a delightful experience for our guests.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safety of the vessel, passengers and crew members
  • Maintain daily cruise schedule
  • Participate in USCG required training drills
  • Oversee Deck Crew operations
  • Follow all company policies as well as USCG rules and regulations


  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • 50 Ton Masters License (USCG)
  • Experience operating passenger vessels
  • Pass pre-employment drug test as per USCG regulations
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, which includes nights and weekends
  • First Aid/ CPR certified

Pay rates based on experience starting at $25/hour
Flexible Hours
Fun, outdoor work environment
Bonus Opportunities available

To apply, email with your resume and applicable experience. 

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