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Boat Tour Captain

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens | Boothbay, ME 04549

The Boat Tours Captain is responsible for all operations on both the Beagle (electric) and River Song (diesel), including readying for launch, maintenance, embarking/disembarking guests, performing tours, ensuring a pier, and performing end-of-year storage tasks.

We are seeking two Captains: one full-time weekdays and one part-time weekend days.


  • Handle and assess all aspects for official Coast Guard certification:

Be certified and maintain current Master Inland License, as a minimum

Register with the Maritime Drug Consortium

Direct and complete Certificate of Inspection (COI) process

  • Launch and ready both boats for the season’s use
  • Command vessels according to planned routes and their timed schedules, accounting for tidal water depths
  • Inspect, assess and perform all maintenance tasks
  • Operate and maintain engines, battery power systems, navigational systems, and all safety equipment
  • Maintain a safe pier facility
  • Following the “script”  of factually accurate information, perform an engaging verbal tour during the hour-long ride
  • Safely embark and disembark guests for their reserved tours
  • Work with Education Department/Philanthropy Department/Marketing Department to assess any interpretation needs covering the scheduled tours.


The successful candidate must be organized and have a strong eye for detail in order to effectively deal with any problems in the near-shore sea; have strong Guest Services/Customer Service skills, as well as commitment and satisfaction in serving the guests who visit Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens; have a pleasant and engaging personality; possess a keen interest in the Gardens and a desire to learn more about it.

Posted On: 02/12/192019-02-12
Closing Date: 04/30/192019-04-30
Telecommute: No
Categories: Hospitality - Hotels - Tourism, Marine Industries, Non-profit
Job Type: Seasonal
Job Status: Full Time
Pay Type: Hourly Wage
Wage: $25 - $35
Similar Jobs: Within 25 miles of 04549, Hospitality - Hotels - Tourism, Marine Industries, Non-profit

Additional Contact Info

Contact: Adam Harkins
Phone: 207-633-8000

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