Are you ready to spend your season working on the waters surrounding Acadia National Park? Are you passionate about the natural beauty of Maine? This is your opportunity to join an enthusiastic team and have fun while getting paid.
This position requires either a 100-ton USCG captain’s license or a OUPV USCG captain’s license. 100-ton captain’s positions require competency with twin-screw vessels, an ability to ensure both passenger safety and to maximize customer scenic and wildlife experiences, and a willingness to work together with your colleagues and crew to maintain vessels to proper working standards. OUPV captain’s positions require an ability to narrate the Maine coastline and wildlife encountered while operating scenic private charter cruises, and an ability to find fish and teach customers how to cast lines, reel in fish, and enjoy the experience of fishing along a rocky shore.
Per USCG requirements, all successful applicants must complete and pass a pre-employment drug test, and be enrolled in a USCG approved random drug testing program throughout the season. Pay is competitive, with an even split of all gratuities during each shift worked. Season runs late March – early November. Limited employee housing available in 2023.
Do you love spotting nature and pointing it out to others? Are you passionate about the history and ecosystem of the Maine coastline? Would you rather work outside all season as opposed to being stuck in an office during the best weather of the year? Then consider joining us at Acadian Boat Tours in 2023!
All Acadian Boat Tours deckhands double as naturalists, allowing every crew member to join in the fun of narrating 2 hour nature cruises, 3.5 hour puffin & lighthouse cruises, 3 hour Somes Sound & lighthouse cruises, and 3.5 hour lighthouses cruises in and around the waters of Frenchman Bay. Point out amazing scenery, fall colors, lobster fishing, and fascinating geological features in addition to harbor porpoise, seals, puffins, pelagic birds, eagles, osprey, deer, and even an occasional whale. This position requires the ability to learn basic line handling and vessel maintenance in addition to narration. Both full and part-time positions are available – and we are willing to train the right individual; prior experience preferred but not required. Limited employee housing available in 2023.
Per USCG requirements, all successful applicants must complete and pass a pre-employment drug test, and be enrolled in a USCG approved random drug testing program throughout the season. Pay is competitive, with an even split of all gratuities during each shift worked. Season runs late March – early November.
Would you like to work in an engaging, team-based environment? Would you like to feel like you have made someone’s day just by coming to work each morning? Then this may be just the right opportunity for you to have fun and get paid while doing it!
Acadian Boat Tours is in search of logistics support staff for 2023. Logistics support staff help ensure our passengers arrive to boats on time by driving golf carts from our ticket booth to our dock, driving the company van from downtown Bar Harbor to our dock, picking up necessary boat maintenance supplies, galley supplies, etc., and helping to maintain our parking lot, public restroom, ticket booth, and dock to proper working standards. A valid driver’s license is required, and basic knowledge of plumbing, electricity, and carpentry are all useful. Enthusiasm to engage with potential passengers is a must, as customer service is a priority for this position. Season runs mid-May – October.
Our cruises depart daily from the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel in Bar Harbor in search of eagles, porpoises, seals, and other marine life.
Tours are fully narrated and run between 2-4 hours depending on the trip you choose.