Houseboat Supervisor at Flamingo Adventures in Florida

Job Details

  • Date Posted: January 7, 2022
  • Location: , Homestead, Florida
  • Company: Flamingo Adventures
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $20.00 / hour
  • Housing Offered: Yes
  • Experience: 1–2 yrs

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  • Phone: (239) 695-1095
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  • , Homestead, Florida
  • $20.00 / hour

Flamingo Adventures

Houseboat Supervisor

Flamingo Adventures, located within The Everglades National Park, is now hiring a Houseboat Supervisor!

We operate 2 large campgrounds, Eco Tents, and a full-service Marina. We have a new Lodge and Restaurant to open late Fall of 2021 that will add even more jobs in Food & Beverage and Lodging.

We have RV sites with full hookups for $20 per week and dorm style employee housing for $40 per week. Sorry, space is very limited. You must work here and be available for full-time hours to live on property.

Pay: $20.00/hour. This is a full time, year round position that includes benefits such as medical, dental, vision, 401k matching, and more!

Our team members also enjoy free and/or discounted bicycle, kayak, and boat rentals, food discounts, and free boat tours.

Popular onsite activities include kayaking, canoeing, boating, fishing, hiking, bike riding, and camping. We are also located within a reasonable driving distance from the Florida Keys, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami beaches and nightlife!

In accordance with Guest Services, Inc.’s (Guest Services) duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting a vaccination policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families; our customers and visitors; and the community at large from infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, that can be reduced by vaccinations. All employees are required to receive vaccinations as determined by Guest Services, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved.


The Houseboat Supervisor supervises the houseboat rental operation safely and efficiently. This position serves as the primary contact for the houseboat rental fleet. The Supervisor administers a pre-launch orientation with the rental guests. The Supervisor drives the houseboat for the guests through the Buttonwood Canal between the Marina and Coot Bay. This position requires that a high level of customer service is provided.


  • Safe operation, cleaning, and general up keep of houseboats
  • Safe vessel tie up to docks, piers, ships, and moorings
  • Positive communication with guests and crew
  • Provide a guest orientation for safe operation and use of onboard equipment, electronics, and utilities
  • Repair and modification of related equipment such as pumps, lines, hoses
  • Grease, lube, and maintenance of the marine systems
  • Maintain accurate logs and records
  • Interacts with customers and management in a professional manner
  • Driving, moving, docking, of houseboats.
  • Refuel, operate tank pump outs, fill water tanks, stock propane tanks
  • Provide training and orientation of houseboats for guests prior to departure
  • Make sure all items on the orientation checklist are supplied and stocked on the houseboat
  • Housekeeping of houseboats after guest use to include laundering of linens
  • Contact of guests prior to arrival to discuss all prearrival concerns and/or questions
  • Coordinate arrival and departure times with guests
  • Other duties as assigned by management


  • Current and valid USCG License OAPV License
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions
  • Must be available to work a flexible work schedule
  • Previous dock/marina experience preferred
  • Ability to work with little direct supervision
  • Ability to lift, carry, and move heavy objects and/or equipment
  • Ability to take and adhere to instructions
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others
  • Small boat handling skills, passenger vessel experience a plus
  • WebRez Pro and FareHarbor POS System experience a plus


  • Ability to stand and walk on nearly a constant basis
  • Able to bend, rotate and reach frequently
  • Carry, push/pull and/or lift materials weighing upwards of 75 lbs.
  • Ascending/descending stairs or ladders safely
  • Manipulate/handle/grip materials required to perform job
  • Maneuver through/in/around small and/or confined areas within the vessel
  • Must be able to maintain both static and dynamic standing balance to complete various duties associated with job
  • Must be capable of performing emergency duties as listed in the vessel‚Äôs station bill
  • Vision must be correctible to 20/40 with full color vision and no night blindness.


  • Typical office equipment (computers, phone system, fax, copiers, scanners, POS Systems)
  • Marina, boat and dock maintenance equipment

Guest Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.