Now Hiring for Tour Guide/Boat Captain
Operation of power driven boats, ranging in size and performance. Full paid training is provided.
Delivery of a comprehensive tour of the Toronto skyline, harbour and islands.
Maintenance of the appearance and workings of the vessel. Supervising the cleanliness of all Harbour Tour vessels.
Knowledge of public services available on the waterfront and in the surrounding areas.
Public relations skills.
An exciting opportunity exists for you to be trained as a boat captain. The captain operates power driven tour boats ranging in size and performance. Training is provided to achieve a license as a Captain of Sheltered Waters. In addition, you will receive training in customer service and how to deliver an entertaining and detailed tour of the Toronto skyline, harbour and islands.
The boat captain is responsible for meeting all of the requirements outlined by Transport Canada for the commercial operation of a boat. This includes meeting the expectations for the license of Master of Limited Waters. This certification is required in order for the person to provide cruises in the Toronto harbour.
Required Education, Skills & Qualifications
The Boat Captain role requires that the boat captain demonstrate competence in the following characteristics:
communication and interpersonal skills
decision making skills
team building skills
independence and initiative
use of telecommunication technology
present oneself as a professional, emitting an image of authority and service
Candidates must be available for full-time work May 1 to Sept 2. Preference given to candidates who can commit to working successive summers for our company.
Previous boating experience is an asset, but not a requirement.
In addition to a resume, applicants are encouraged to send a brief Cover Letter!
If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $14.00 to $19.00 /hour
In business since 1972, Toronto Harbour Tours Inc. has excelled as one of Toronto’s finest tourist attractions. Today our cruises continue to offer beautiful views and informative commentary of the Toronto skyline, Inner Harbour and Islands, and Lake Ontario. Toronto Harbour Tours Inc. offers a number of services; from boat tours, private charters/bookings, and shuttle services.