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Employment Opportunities


Are you looking for a great place to work? Do you love being outdoors on the ocean?


We are looking for a Captain/Vessel Mechanic who is a positive, enthusiastic people person and who is passionate about dolphins and whales for 30+ hours a week.

A Master’s Captains License from the United States Coast Guard, Sailing Endorsement and a TWIC card from the TSA is required for this position. Drug tests are required. There may be times you have to come in earlier or stay later so a flexible schedule is a must.

Position Details

• Maintain the boats and equipment on board, such as engines, winches, navigational systems, fire extinguishers, cameras, electronic systems, life preservers, etc.

• Steer and operate vessels.

• Finding and identifying various forms of marine life.

• Purchase supplies and equipment.

• Read gauges to verify sufficient levels of hydraulic fluid, air pressure, and oxygen.

• Calculate and call in sightings and weather.

• Direct and coordinate crew members or workers performing activities such as loading and unloading passengers, safety speech, steering vessels, operating engines, and operating, maintaining, and repairing ship equipment.

• Inspect vessels to ensure efficient and safe operation of vessels and equipment, and conformance to regulations.

• Monitor the loading and unloading of passengers.

• Arrange for boats to be fueled, pumped out, restocked with supplies, and/or repaired.

Due to the occasional serving of alcohol, all applicants must be age 21 and over.


Salary is $20.00 per hour for boat maintenance. $25.00 per hour as a captain.


Steps to Apply

1. Please email your resume to [email protected].

2. Please call the Dolphin Safari employment line at (949) 940-8694 and leave a message in your best enthusiastic, public speaking voice.