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Captain in United States


  • Start Date: 20th Apr 2018
  • Job ID #524447
  • Posted by: KGCH Yacht Recruitment

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JOB ID 1478 – Captain 90' - for a diverse program! US Candidates or Green Card Holders ONLY
Seeking A US or Green Card Holder Captain for a full time position for a diverse program!

RESPONSIBILITIES • Direct responsibility, including operation, maintenance, registrations/licensing, and overall readiness for the vessels owned and operated by the family. • Assist in the operation and maintenance of the Yacht Storage facility (all units), the Boat Barn facility, docks, marinas, and various shared facilities as directed by the Manager • Assist in the direction of part-time and day labor; ensure adequate staffing, direction, and safety for those part-time employees assigned to the vessels operated by this position. Communicate with the Manager and Director on the staffing requirements for each vessel in a timely manner to ensure overall readiness and adequate staffing. • Communicate with the Manager and Director of Marine Operations regarding all vessel movement, scheduling, maintenance, and projects. • Ensure vessel safety and well-being at all times, skillful handling, piloting, and full scope of trip preparations. • Maintain vessels in pristine and ready condition, including outward appearance, interior condition, inventory, mechanical and electrical systems, etc. • Complete personal and marine-related expense reports in a timely manner and submit them to the Manager. • Provide support for other family owned vessels that may be assigned to other Marine employees, where needed. Assist in the training of full or part-time employees in the operation of family owned vessels as directed by the Manager • Organize and update marine first aid equipment. Maintain required documentation, registrations, and servicing of all safety equipment including but not limited to life rafts, EPIRBs, flares, etc. • Communicate directly with the Chief of Engineering and Maintenance regarding technical or mechanical needs and repairs, winter work lists, major projects, or preventive service. • Oversee servicing equipment at manufacturer’s specified intervals; ensures full operations of vessel systems at all times. • Proficient operation of all on-board technical equipment. • Maintain and update registrations/licenses for assigned vessels, and work with Manager and RDV Corporation for record keeping, payment, and timeliness. • Communicate with Manager, Director, and Corporation regarding family yacht scheduling. • Communicate with Manager and Director to ensure vessel readiness, major expense requests, and major projects. • Participate in training programs as needed or requested; retain a valid Michigan driver’s license. • Provide any services specifically requested or later identified by Corporation, Staffing, or the families. • Maintain a courteous and professional status with family, crew, vendors, and guests at all times. This includes personal appearance; well-groomed, clean and wrinkle-free uniform, and appropriate footwear. • Effectively communicates with owners’ representatives, corporate staff, and others through use of electronic mail and telephone. • Perform special projects as assigned. ELEMENTS OF SUCCESS • Minimum of five years of marine industry experience. • Previous leadership and navigation experience. • Captain’s required licenses and applicable certifications by a recognized maritime government body, USCG registered. • Flexibility and availability for travel. • Excellent leadership and communication skills. • Expertise in all aspects of vessel maintenance requirements. • Must demonstrate professionalism, be a responsible, dedicated, and dependable person of highest integrity; neat and tidy in appearance.
• Attention to detail, organization, and follow-through are essential. • Good familiarity with computers including email, Word, and Excel skills. • Required to wear appropriate employer-provided safety equipment in performance of job. • Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds to maximum height of six (6) feet. • Ability to stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and remain standing on feet for lengthy periods of time. • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions. • Ability to operate required equipment, including but not limited to: forklift and aerial lift in a safe manner following on-the-job training and certification. • Ability to work at high heights. • Work is performed in and around water; strong swimming skills are required.

Start Date: When the right candidate is located Salary: TBD with employer- with full benefits


  • Vessel Size28m (92ft)
  • Vessel TypeMotor Yacht
  • Charter/PrivateBoth
  • Position TypePermanent Position
  • Current LocationUnited States
  • Cruising ItinerarySouth Atlantic Ocean, Michigan, Florida, Bahamas
  • HomeportUnited States, Michigan, Florida, Bahamas
  • Yachting Experience5+ years
  • Looking for Team/CoupleNo
  • Posted 4th Apr 2018 by Agency

Language & Visas

  • English Fluent
  • VisasGreen Card (or US Citizen)


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