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Employment Opportunities

Boat Crew / First Mate / Deckhand

Overview

We are looking for a crew person who is a positive, enthusiastic people person who is passionate about dolphins and whales for 35 to 50 hours a week. Experience is a must 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, 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.
  • Arrange for boats to be fueled, pumped out, restocked with supplies, and/or repaired.
  • Mechanical experience with diesel or outboard engines is a PLUS!

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

 

Salary

Salary is negotiable and dependent on experience.

Steps to Apply

1. Please email 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.

PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE MAIN OFFICE NUMBER.