DIVE BOAT CAPTAINS IN KEY LARGO
Sun, 25 Oct 2020 19:12:45 GMT
0 Replies, 25 ViewsStarted by Rainbow Reef Dive Center (15179)/15179Last Posted to on Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:12:45 PM by Rainbow Reef Dive Center (15179)/15179Job Description
The Rainbow Reef Captain will be responsible for driving morning, afternoon and night charters while maintaining safety for customers and crew. Safety of passengers, crew and equipment is the most important responsibility.
Performing and/or assisting with preventive maintenance/repairs on boats. Maintaining digital records of engine and other boat system checks for each trip run. Assisting and/or coordinating with USCG hull, safety and other inspections. Participating in boatyard duties as needed/assigned.
The Captain is the manager of the boat, the crew, and the passengers. As such, the Captain must exercise that authority judiciously to ensure safe, and efficient operations, while displaying role model behavior.
The Captain is responsible to mentor the crew in safe boating practices and continually teach good seamanship. The Captain is also in charge of ensuring safe diving practices are conducted, as well as ensuring PADI standards are adhered to.
Captains must be familiar with the appropriate subchapters of Title 46, (Shipping) of the Code of Federal Regulations, in regards to passenger vessels.
1. Conducting safe and efficient boating practices in accordance with US Coast Guard rules & regulations, as well as Rainbow Reef guidelines.
2. Be flexible, be professional.
3. Kept abreast of, and ensure divers, and staff, adhere to PADI Standards.
4. Monitor boat/dock staff, and mentor as needed.
5. Ensuring engine & systems checks are completed and logged for each trip.
6. Adhere to dive site scheduled locations, unless conditions dictate a change, but only after consultation with Rainbow Reef Head Captain, or management team.
7. Ensure boat decks, windows, rinse tanks, railings, benches, v-berths, and eisenglas are properly cleaned at the end of the day.
8. Ensure the head is cleaned properly after each trip, ensure proper chemical treatments are added to the head holding tanks as needed, and that adequate supplies are available. No bleach is to be added to the head.
9. Ensure boats are fueled adequately, and ensure that fuel is added to boats needing fuel. This is a primary duty the Captain is responsible for.
10. Frequently check boat schedule for captain, crew or location assignment changes.
11. Ensure that scuba tanks are filled slowly and completely.
12. Prepare reports as requested.
13. Ensure that crew assist passengers to change over their gear between dives.
14. Ensure that crew interact with passengers while the boat is in transit to and from dive sites.
15. Ensure that the first mate has completed all the items on the first mate checklist prior to departure.
16. Ensure crew give proper and thorough briefings for amenities and diving procedures.
17. Make recommendations to managers for future trip status, in regard to conditions offshore.
18. Actively participate in meetings as appropriate.
19. Display role model professional behavior and attitude, dress professionally with Rainbow Reef logo shirt and develop mentor relationships with Rainbow Reef staff.
20. Foster a culture of inclusion for all staff and crew. Keep crew members informed whenever possible and appropriate.
21. Assist and encourage instructional staff in promoting continuing education classes.
22. Be proactive with boat upkeep. Do not leave broken items, problems or inadequacies for the next Captain to deal with.
23. Monitor, evaluate and foster good crew performance and professional duties.
24. Be on the main deck, during passenger loading and unloading.
25. Exhibit and maintain a professional image to the boating public while operating RRDC boats.
26. Post reef reports online for each trip run.
27. Maintain proper VHF radio watch, and etiquette.
28. Contact the following people via group text if there are any boat, crew or passenger problems while offshore or at the dock including medical issues: DJ, Head Captain, Manager on Duty, and General Manager.
29. On the way back from each trip ensure crew keep track of which, if any passengers want to add or cancel trips for that afternoon or night and make any changes needed on the schedule.
30. Support organizational policies, procedures and decisions.
31. Ensure life rafts, rescue buoy, life jackets, EPIRB, flares, fire extinguishers and other safety equipment are in good working order and not expired. Report any deficiencies.
32. Conduct, and log, fire drills, man overboard drills, heavy weather drills and other exercises/drills in the Vessel Logs software.
33. Report all deficiencies discovered via the Vessel Logs software.
34. Perform other duties as assigned.
Coastwise navigation & piloting - daytime and nighttime
Single & twin engine boat handling - Docking, undocking, cruising, anchoring and mooring
Positive customer service
Good oral communication
Good written communication
Good reading comprehension
Diplomacy and tact
Ability to remain calm in an emergency
Basic boat maintenance & upkeep
Minimum of valid 50 Ton, Near Coastal, MMC License
Valid USCG Medical Certificate
Valid Marine Radio Operator Permit, or proof of enrollment and testing date
Valid membership in recognized consortium, or ability to enroll by date of hire, as well as the ability to pass a pre-employment drug test
Current Emergency First Responder with AED
PADI Divemaster or above - OWSI preferred
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Do you have the following license or certification: Divemaster or OWSI?
Do you have the following license or certification: Minimum of valid 50 Ton, Near Coastal, MMC License?
Do you speak English?
When are you available for an interview or phone screen? Please list 2-3 dates and times or ranges of times.
If you are qualified and would like to be considered, please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org