Deckhand – Boat Deckhand
City Experiences by Hornblower

District Job Openings

City Experiences is seeking a Deckhand for our City Experiences operation in Sacramento 

About You:

This person will be adaptable, dynamic, and embody City Experiences’ RESPECT Service System.

About the Opportunity:

As part of our amazing marine team, deckhands will assist with docking and undocking, ensuring guest comfort and safety while underway, and maintaining the appearance and cleanliness of the vessel. Experience in this field is not required; we will provide training. All that is required is an eagerness to learn and a strong work ethic. This entry level position could lead to a career in the maritime industry. Shipmates must uphold the strictest safety standards for guests & crew and always maintain a professional and friendly manner.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Follow safety procedures to ensure the protection of passengers, crew, and the vessel
Participate in routine safety & emergency preparedness drills
Welcome guests on the vessel with the highest level of customer service
Handle lines to moor vessels to pier
Stand look-out watch in ships bow, stern, or bridge to look for obstructions in a ships path
Assist with general maintenance on vessel
Maintain the cleanliness and safety of all common areas
Load or unload materials such as trash from vessel
Provide exceptional hospitality to guests and coworkers as prescribed in our RESPECT Service System
Be prepared to begin work at scheduled time
Maintain uniform and personal grooming in compliance with appearance standards
Complete maintenance projects and repair work within the timeframe assigned, and inform management of all progress, delays, and/or challenges.
Additional job duties as assigned.

Requirements & Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent
Must be at least sixteen (18) years of age
Must be able to effectively understand and convey written and verbal information to guests and coworkers
Strong focus on safety and teamwork while actively looking for ways to help others
Will work for extended periods of time without sitting
Must be able to lift fifty (50) pounds; moving furniture & other heavy items such as provisions up and down stairs
Must be able to throw mooring lines from ship to pier
Must have normal color vision to interpret navigational lights and color-sensitive systems & safety displays
Receptive to working nights/weekends and major holidays
Per US Coast Guard regulations, must be a US Citizen or a Permanent Resident

About Us:

City Experiences’ passion is to provide amazing experiences on land and water. Our 40-year success through organic growth and acquisitions has resulted in a portfolio of over 25+ brands that welcome upwards of 30 million guests/riders annually. If you’re an enthusiastic team player who thrives in an environment where communication, creativity, and cooperation are encouraged, this may just be the opportunity for you.

The RESPECT Service System embodies City Experiences’ mission, vision, values and operating principles. By creating a company culture that puts RESPECT at its core, we believe it will drive us to achieve our goal of becoming a Global Experiences and Transportation Leader.

The Company is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment against any applicants or employees based upon their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, status as a protected veteran, or other characteristics prohibited by applicable law. 

 Additionally, we encourage all qualified applicants including those with past arrest or conviction records to apply. The Company participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations. 

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