Marine Captain -25 ton license (minimum)

Job Description

JOB TITLE : Captain
Lazy Otter Charters is a family owned business operating four vessels in Prince William Sound, Alaska. We offer water taxi, custom sightseeing, guided kayaking, photo/film support, freight service and towing/salvage work. Our vessels range from 6 to 30 passengers. We operate year-round throughout Prince William Sound. Our charter office/café in Whittier serves as our headquarters. We offer housing options in Whittier.
Lazy Otter Charters is looking for Captains for March through Oct and the summer season, May through Mid-September out of Whittier. Captains oversee safe navigation of vessels performing water taxi, sightseeing towing and salvage work in Prince William Sound. Duties also include interpretive information to the guests. Captains work closely with deckhands and the office. Captains must be flexible and comfortable working in a dynamic charter business that changes quickly.
Safely navigate vessels for water taxi and sightseeing. Vessels vary from 30ft – 6 pax to inspected vessels including 40ft – 22 passenger landing craft and a 46ft – 30 passenger catamaran, All vessels are beachable for loading and unloading passengers, kayaks and freight.
Basic vessel maintenance and troubleshooting minor mechanical issues
Load and secure kayaks and freight – keeping in mind weight, balance, and stability
Knowledge and interpretation of natural history, marine environment, geology, flora and fauna, and history of Prince William Sound.
25 Ton Masters license/minimum
Able to pass USCG pre-employment and random drug tests
Previous driving experience (training experience as a deckhand may be sufficient)
Environmental Science, Marine Biology, or Biology background is helpful
Must be Covid 19 Vaccinated and boosted
Have an outstanding Safety history *Be flexible in dynamic environment*Have excellent customer service skills
Have basic marine mechanical knowledge
Able to life 50-75lbs on a regular basis *Able to stand, sit and kneel for extended time *Able to climb a ladder
Able to pass USCG Physical
Send resumes with 3 professional references to :
Lazy Otter Charters Inc. [email protected] 907-649-6887 for questions or details.


Lot 2 Whittier Small Boat Harbor, Whittier, AK, 99693

Listing Closing Date

05 / 01 / 2023


Send resume to [email protected] You can call Kelly at 907-694-6887 for more information about the position. We are always happy to chat.