Employment Opportunities

The Clear Lake Marina is looking for hardworking, professional, and reliable team members for this upcoming 2019 summer.
Apply by email with resume and cover letter to kels@clearlakemarina.ca
Please exemplify previous experience that corresponds to each position’s required skills and responsibilities.


1.MORNING MAINTENANCE

+ Job Description

The earlier the better! This is a part-time position, with responsibilities taking 2-3 hours each morning, typically 5-6 days a week.

  • Pump water on and off The Martese, 5-6 days a week.
  • Fill diesel fuel twice a week.
    • Applicants should have some experience hooking up and driving with trailers.
  • Check rental fleet's engine oil daily.
  • Inspect rentals for damage and carry out repairs.
    • Applicants should have general mechanical knowledge.

2. Martese Crew Member

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Crew members spend the majority of their time on our cruise vessel The Martese. Whether discussing the magic of Riding Mountain National Park with a young passenger or serving a classy dinner to an anniversary group of fifty, a friendly and professional attitude is a must at all times. Safety is also a top priority. We hold an initial safety class in May that all new crew members must attend, and bi-weekly fire drills to review procedures and the use of on-board live saving equipment.

+ Skills Required

  • Excellent verbal communication, coworkers and passengers.
  • Awareness- assess surroundings for risks presented by the unique work environment; managing inventory and preparing for the upcoming day / week.
  • Cleanliness and organization- Safety, workplace efficiency, and customer experience all benefit;
  • Quick learning and understanding; not only knowing how to do a task, but to also understand why.
  • Leadership and teamwork- present ideas and solutions, make decisions, and respect those of your coworkers.
  • Serving experience an asset; Point-Of-Sale, card and cash payments, taking and serving orders, cocktail mixing, basic food prep;
  • Boating experience an asset; general seamanship, knowledge of Clear Lake, ropes and knots;

+ Duties and Key Responsibilities

  • Know how to use the Martese's life-saving equipment and understand emergency procedures;
  • Ensure passengers are aware of and comply with safety precautions;
  • Provide passengers with beverages and snacks; prepare and present Dinner Cruise meals.
  • Keep the Martese clean.
  • Organize and manage product inventory;
  • Communicate with Kiosk staff and chef about upcoming cruises, inventory, specifically for that night's Dinner Cruise;
  • Ensure cleaning, product restocking, and cruise preparation is completed at suitable times.
  • Continue learning and improving! There is always opportunity for increased responsibility and compensation, on both a day-to-day and year-to-year basis.

3. Marina Kiosk Attendant

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The Marina Kiosk Attendant aka Dockboy spends their time on the Main Pier informing customers about our services, recording reservations, and providing renters with clean and reliable equipment and safety instructions. You are pretty much always outside, interacting with both customers and co-workers to ensure the Marina operates safe and smooth. Awesome public relation skills (or at least the energy and ambition to improve them) are a must!

+ Skills Required

  • Excellent public relation skills - Ability to communicate courteously and effectively with coworkers and clientele;
  • Ability to work quickly and coordinated, outdoors and in variable weather conditions;
  • Physically able to bend, move, and walk for extended periods of time, able to lift, push, carry kayaks and other equipment;
  • Friendliness! Able communicate and work with others;
  • Ability to keep workspace in a clean and organized manner;
  • General mechanical knowledge and tool use an asset;
  • Boating experience a major asset;
  • Computer skills, experience with both Windows and IOS.

+ Duties and Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor docks and lake for safety hazards; Instruct customers on weather conditions and lake hazards;
  • Distribute life jackets and ensure proper usage; Instruct customers on proper and safe operation of watercraft; Clean and prepare boats before and after rentals; Inspecting watercraft for damage before and after rentals;
  • Fuel rental and dock client boats; Maintain Marina cleanliness;
  • Respond to inquiries by phone and e-mail; Register reservations on computer programs;
  • Provide information about services and fees, collect fees;
  • Work as a team with fellow staff to ensure the smooth operation of the Marina. Learn from those more experienced, as well as communicate your own knowledge and ideas.
  • Continue learning and improving! There is always opportunity for increased responsibility and compensation, on both a day-to-day and year-to-year basis.

4. Martese Captain

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This position is perfect for those that are retired/ semi-retired and live within proximity to Riding Mountain, and university students that would benefit from several years of well paid, high responsibility seasonal employment.

  • An aspiring Captain or Master of the Martese must spend at least one summer as a crew member to learn the vessel's safety equipment and operations in preparation for Transport Canada testing and certification.
  • As an ambassador for Riding Mountain National Park, The Martese captains must have a wide knowledge base of everything Riding Mountain and Clear Lake.
  • Applicants should have intermediate knowledge and experience with engines, pumps, electrical systems, and general machinery.
  • Current Availability- Applicants should spend at least three days a week on the Martese co-captaining and working with service crew members.
  • Future Availability- Successful Captains should plan for, at minimum, three years of part or full-time captaining.