Ferry Captains

Hiring now!

Do you love to spend time at the beach? Do you enjoy working with a diverse range of people? Would you enjoy providing a short ferry service across a scenic coastal river?


  • Must have: USGS Master Captain’s License, Near Coastal Waters or Upon Great Lakes &/or Inland Waters. No tonnage requirement.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy working closely with others.
  • Ability to lift 60 lbs, dig, load, repair, clean, walk considerable distances through sandy, steep and rough terrain.
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Job Requirements:

  • Periodic availability for weekday and weekend shifts.
  • Regular, punctual, and consistent attendance.
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification, or higher level of certification.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to pass mandatory criminal background checks.
  • Enrolled in a random drug testing program that meets USGS requirements.

Compensation: $125/day

Please review the full job description for more information. Send application (fill-able PDF link below) and resume to Duncan Reid at duncanreid@westwind.org.

Ready to Apply?

Fill out and download the application below and send to Duncan Reid at duncanreid@westwind.org with your resume.

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