Boston Electric Boats is hiring! We are searching for outgoing and energetic dock hands to join our team for the 2023 season. Although no previous experience as a dock hand is required, some experience in customer service, detailed cleaning or simply working outdoors in a fast-paced hands-on environment will be considered an advantage.
If you love the idea of working on the water and working with boats while helping create an unforgettable experience for guests, then we would love to hear from you, so apply today and we’ll be in touch! Here are some reasons you might consider joining our team.
- Work outside
- Be on the water
- Be in the city
- Be part of a team
- Opportunity for growth
- Spring/summer/fall season
- Competitive pay plus gratuities
WHO ARE WE?
Entering our 3rd season, Boston Electric Boats offers electric boat rentals & charters on Boston Harbor; a unique way for people to experience private boating in Boston. We continue to strive for a top-quality guest experience from our digital presence to the personal interaction with our team to the cleanliness of our boats.
ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES & EXPECTATIONS
Our dock hands are critical to our daily rental & charter operations, from welcoming guests and helping them get set up on the boats to shifting boats around the docks, tying dock lines and performing detailed cleaning and maintenance. As a guest facing position, candidates must have exceptional customer service skills, be extremely organized and be able to work well both as part of a team and individually. Our dock hands wear many hats: host, electric boat expert, instructor, safety officer, professional cleaner, brand ambassador and BEB badass!
HOURS & COMPENSATION
The hours for this position may vary based on scheduled weekly bookings and will include a combination of weekdays and weekends with a higher concentration of weekends. Consistent weekend availability is required. This is a part-time position with weekly hours expected to be within the 20-30hr+ range. This is a seasonal position that starts in Late April and continues through October. The compensation for this position ranges from $15-18 per hour along with the opportunity for added compensation from customer gratuities.
SKILLS & SPECIFICATIONS
Comfortable speaking to groups of up to 12
Strong work ethic
Attention to detail
Works well in a fast-paced environment
Ability to lift 50lbs
In order to be considered, candidate must be eligible to work and have at least 1 year of previous work experience.
A dynamic position like this requires a warm and outgoing personality, the ability to shift gears quickly from guest services to operational tasks all while maintaining a high level of professionalism and a positive attitude.
1-2 years of customer service experience
Experience cleaning/detailing of any kind
Experience sailing or driving a boat preferred but not necessary