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

Company Contact

  • Website: https://www.nps.gov/ever/planyourvisit/flamcamp.htm
  • Email: [email protected]
  • 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.

JOB SUMMARY

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • 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

SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE

  • 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

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 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.

EQUIPMENT USED

  • 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.