American Spirit Crew (Multiple Positions)

Company:  DC Sail - National Maritime Heritage Foundation

Position: Crew (Multiple Positions Available.)

Duration Needed: Mid-April to mid-October 

Availability:  Part time, Seasonal Contract

Location: SW Washington D.C.

Destinations of Cruises:  Upper Potomac, Anacostia River and Washington Channel

Employment Job Description:  Crew for three hour charters, days, nights, holidays, and weekends.  Educational, private and public charters that are offered from April-October.  Schooner rigged sailing vessel that requires raise/ lower of sails and vessel operation under power, sail or both with passengers.  Will provide education and vessel specific familiarization.  Charters are 3 hours with 90 minute call time prior to and an half hour post wrap/clean up, 5 hours for each charter with a possibility of multiple charters per day.  Additional work to include but limited to vessel preparation for charter, passenger interaction and education, follow instructions and leadership from captain, all skills and requirements to operate a passenger vessel with regards to safety and USCG regulations, clean up and breakdown of vessel and all charter related items, vessel maintenance (if capable).

Employment Job Requirements:   First Aid and CPR (opportunity to renew in summer), subject to pre-employment drug testing and random testing during employment, background check, etc. Relevant sailing experience required (this is not a beginner position.) Strong people skills and experience with commercial sailing passenger vessels desirable, Experience with education and youth programs desirable.  Compensation to be determined based on experience (hourly), no benefits.  Will require vessel familiarization and training for operations and charter specific information.

Please email application, cover letter, resume and three professional references to: 

Traci Mead at (Preferred method of communication - no telephone calls, please.)

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