Part-Time Boat Crew
The Crew Position is a part-time seasonal position (up to 25 hours per week). This position supports the mission and goals of Maine Maritime Museum by giving top priority to strategic plan initiatives, teamwork, and public service. Under the direct supervision of the Lead Captain, Crew take direction from on duty captain and assist with the daily operations and maintenance of the Museum’s charter cruise boat and historic schooner keeping the vessels to the highest standard. Duties include: docking and undocking procedures, cruise narrations, pre and post cruise housekeeping, concession sales, ticketing and assisting passengers as needed. Crew works with the Captains to execute maintenance work plans and ensure the general upkeep and maintenance of the vessels, and safeguards the continuation of all Coast Guard certifications and requirements to carry passengers and follows all Maine laws for liquor sales. Crew members must be familiar with procedures for handling the following emergency conditions: man overboard, fire, foul weather, medical emergencies, collision, and abandoning ship. The Crew work collaboratively with other Museum Staff to maintain cohesion between the boat and other museum departments.
Specific responsibilities include:
Day to day operations of the vessels including daily housekeeping, maintenance regimes, underway procedures, narrations, guest assistance, concessions and liquor sales.
Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of passengers, crew, and the vessels.
Assisting passengers as needed.
Raising and trimming sail as directed by the Captain when aboard schooner
Going aloft when required when aboard schooner
Assisting Captain as needed
Conducting pre-departure safety talk / demonstration
Other duties and responsibilities as required.
Familiarity with Maine coastal waters
Ability to follow emergency procedures should emergency conditions arise
Knowledge of or ability to learn local history
CPR / First Aid Certificate.
Must pass pre-hire drug screening and subject to random testing.
Customer relation skills