US Captain for Vessel Management / Charters

Date Posted
27th January 2016
Position
Captain
Location
Fort Lauderdale / Miami
Vessel Size
Up to 100’ / (+30m)
LOA
50'-80'
Flag
US
# of Crew
2
Expected Itinerary
TBD
Availability
Freelance
Vessel Type
Private

Freelance US Captain needed in growing fleet management position. Vessels range 50'-80'.  Fort Lauderdale / Miami based. Additional pay when contracted as Captain by vessel owners. Bonus structure available.  Spanish is a PLUS. Position is freelance to start with excellent potential to become full time.

Position requires coordination of 2 main roles:  Fleet Manager / Captain 

Fleet Manager Responsibilities:

Ideal candidate has previous mechanical experience or has worked in previous roles that shared maintenance responsibilities. Must be very organized and competent to keep log of engines, generators, pods, jet ski, dinghy.  Maintain inventory of all onboard supplies, do daily and / or weekly system checks depending on usage.  Make sure that all paperwork is up to date and compliant. Coordinate repairs, engine or generator service, fiberglass repair, etc... as needed with different suppliers.

Captain Responsibilities: 

Must be on call for guest usage. Oversee safety and navigation. Candidate should have a positive and guest oriented personality. Must be very hands on and willing to help out on deck and in service. Oversee vessel detailing and make sure it’s meticulously cleaned and ready at all times. 

Captain must oversee that all safety equipment has been checked and is ready for use (life jackets, flares, portable fire extinguishers, fire system, life raft…) - make sure that all toys (jet ski, paddle boards…) and systems onboard (water maker, Jacuzzi, etc.) are in working order at all times.  Captain should be prepared to and provision properly for charter, coordinate activities, marina stays and additional crew when needed. 

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