Jetboat Captain

Simon Skinner Ltd - Niagara Falls, ON (4 months ago)

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Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours is looking for persons to train as Captains(Masters)

Are you an outdoorsy person who enjoys working in the fresh air and has a passion for giving customers a wonderful experience?

This is an amazing opportunity to work with a fantastic company and to captain a jetboat up the Niagara River! All licenses and certifications are paid for! This is for the whole of the tourist season, and the next! And the next!

Starting pay is $18 per hour but this will increase as you get through training.

*Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours will pay for all Certifications required for the position including:

Master Limited under 60 tons certification/SVMO certification

Restricted Radio Operators License

Marine Basic First Aid Certification

MEDA2 Certification (Marine Emergency Duties Training)

Transport Canada approved medical

Ability to work in both the US and Canada.

Excellent oral communication – comfortable speaking in large groups and giving directions,
Organizational skills with regard to use of time and controlling/moving large numbers of
passengers onto/off vessels,
Demonstrates above average Initiative
Problem Solving and Self Control
Punctual and respectful of time restraints and demands when serving large numbers of people


Basic computer skills

Good decision-making ability

General Diesel Machine Knowledge

Mechanical aptitude

Basic swimming skill sets

White water skill sets an asset

Minimum five (5) years of boat handling experience an asset
Customer service experience is preferred

Knowledge of shipboard maintenance software and Microsoft office applications a definite asset

PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF POSITION (include but are not limited to):

Lifting Jet Boat hatches, heavy equipment used for jet boat operations

The possibility of being outside during all types of weather

High intensity and fast-paced environment

Several trips per day

Clean and maintenance of vessels and facilities

Job Types: Temporary, Contract

Salary: $18.00 to $22.00 /hour


  • Boat handling: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Niagara Falls, ON (Preferred)