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Tour boat Captain Guides, Dock Hands in Columbia Falls, Montana

Job Details

  • Date Posted: April 4, 2022
  • Location: Columbia Falls, Montana
  • Company: Glacier Park Boat Company
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $16 / hour + tips
  • Housing Offered: Yes
  • Experience: No experience needed

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Talk to anyone who’s spent a few seasons working in Glacier, and they’ll tell you that Glacier Park Boat Company is the best job in the park. Why? Because we’ve been in business in Glacier for over 80 years and we know that the experience of living in Glacier and exploring its million acres is the real reason people work here. Yes, learning to captain our historic fleet of wooden tour boats while telling visitors about Glacier’s unique history and pointing out grizzly bears and moose on the side of the lakes is an amazing experience, but it’s also about what you do on your days off. Our staff get three days off each week and our free shared housing is inside the park, literally steps from trails that connect across hundreds of miles of pristine wilderness. Don’t miss the boat! Make 2022 the year you do Glacier!

The nitty gritty details: **Applicants should have availability to work into September 2022 (Labor Day at least)**

Tour Boat Captain Guides

Purpose: Provide safe and informative boat tours to visitors of Glacier National Park. Assist customers purchasing tickets and renting small boats for personal use, record transactions through cash registers and other ticket office functions. Guide interpretive walks. Maintain tour boats, rental boats, ticket office, docks and surrounding areas.

Personality: Friendly; outgoing; energetic; helpful, takes initiative; dependable; mechanical aptitude; likes working with public; safety oriented; enjoy being outside

Physical: Must be able to lift 50 to 75 pounds frequently to push, pull, lift and drag boats such as kayaks, canoes, rowboats, or motorboats, and lift batteries. Frequently reaching, bending, kneeling, squatting, pushing, and pulling while helping visitors in and out of rental boats. Daily hand/wrist work while completing forms, using cash register, credit card machine and computer.

Pre Employment Requirements: 18 years old; US Citizen; No Felonies; CPR and First Aid Certification; Negative Drug Test; Current Physical meeting USCG requirements; Provide 3 character reference letters, Federal background check

Dock Hand

Purpose: Dock Hands assist customers renting small boats for personal use in Glacier National Park and record transactions through cash registers and other ticket office functions. Act as extra crew on tour boats, handle lines and may guide walks. Maintain ticket office, docks, and surrounding premises.

Personality: Friendly; outgoing; energetic; helpful; takes initiative; dependable; likes working with public; enjoys being outside.

Physical: Must be able to lift 50 to 75 pounds, push, pull, lift and drag boats such as kayaks, canoes, rowboats, or motorboats, lift batteries. Frequently reaching, bending, kneeling, squatting, pushing, and pulling. Daily hand/wrist work while completing forms, using cash register and computer.

Pre-Employment Requirements: CPR and First Aid Certification, Current Physical; Negative Drug Test; Provide 3 character reference letters, Federal background check