Part-Time and Full Time – Eureka Ca., Humboldt Bay Ca.
Positions available Now to First two weeks of October
20 to 40+ hrs per week (depending on part-time or full time)
$25.00 per hour
Area of operation: Inland waters, Humboldt Bay Ca.

Our Captains have heavy public contact; therefore we are looking for individuals who take pride in their appearance
and have superb guest service & communication skills. We are looking for team players with the ability to ensure safety
while aboard the vessel, represent our company in a professional manner, use common sense and someone who will
give VIP service to all passengers and crew. Candidates must be dependable, enthusiastic and friendly.

Vessel Description:

42 passenger USCG Certified/Inspected Inland Waters tour vessel. Built in 1910 as a passenger launch, designed for
the shallows waters of Humboldt Bay California.
In service as a passenger ferry 1910 to 1972. In service as a harbor cruise tour vessel 1972 to present. Owned and
operated by the Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum 1983 to present. Live narration is given on each cruise by the

Construction: Wood- in excellent condition
Length  49.7 ft
Beam  12 ft
Depth  3.5 ft.
Net 14 tons, Gross 10
Steering:  Traditional spoke wheel, Chain driven
Propulsion: Single screw, 2002 Isuzu turbo 4 cyl
Capacity: 44 people (42 passengers) (2 crew)
Electronics: GPS Chart Plotter, VHF, Depth Sounder


•        USCG Master License –25 tons Inland Waters or greater
•        TWIC
•        FCC Radio Operators Permit (will get you up to date if needed)
•        Current First Aid/CPR (will get you up to date if needed)
•        Basic Computer Skills


•        Maneuver vessel with a safety first attitude
•        Able to effectively communicate with passengers—greet guests, set the tone for the cruise and deliver
         a positive, high-quality tour
•        Effectively communicate and work as a team player with crew and management
•        Learn and deliver historical narration as directed
•        Actively learn local knowledge of Humboldt Bay
•        Mechanically inclined
•        Attend and perform required safety training

Duties include: (not limited to listed)

•        Overall Safety of the vessel, passengers and crew
•        General vessel paperwork
•        Fueling of the vessel and pumping head when needed
•        General upkeep of engine room and engine fluids
•        Ensure all aspects of vessel operations
•        Tend gangway and supervise others in passenger handling procedures and requirements
•        Engine room checks
•        Oversees others in housekeeping chores and maintenance projects

This is a seasonal position with a variation in schedule in accordance with seasonal trends:

•        Available to work mornings, days, evenings and weekends
•        Available to work all holidays
•        Ability to work overtime

Typical Works Hours:  Wed.-Saturday 12-7pm     Sun.- Tue. 12-4pm
 (Not including private charters, special event cruises or maintenance )
 Vessel operates daily- hours and work days will vary

Physical Requirements:

***This is a physically demanding job that requires a moderate level of agility.***

•        Lift 25 pounds
•        Full range of motion in shoulders, elbows, hands, feet, ankles and knees
•        Ability to work on your feet for more than 8 hours
•        Ability to step down from a platform with a 2 foot step
•        Ability to turn a chain driven ship wheel

Join the Crew of the MADAKET!