American Cruise Lines Internship – Junior Mate

Job Description:

Junior Mates are entry-level shipboard officers reporting directly to the Mate and responsible for safe vessel and launch operations, adherence to company and regulatory standards, and representing the company as a professional leader and example. Our Junior Mates are licensed mariners with basic maritime training and keen interest in gaining experience in challenging U.S. coastal and river waterways. Our Junior Mates are team-oriented ,self-disciplined, and hands-on workers. Junior Mates work alongside Deckhands and Engineers completing maintenance, sanitation, and logistics tasks. Junior Mates operate and maintain our 35-50 passenger launches. Our Junior Mates are people-oriented professionals and meticulous officers, in service to our guests and as examples to our crews.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Safe launch operations, adhering to company and regulatory standards
  • Supervision of safe, secure, clean, and comfortable onboard environment for passengers and crew
  • Typical March-November Season 4-6 weeks on : 2-3 weeks off
  • Comprehensive daily inspection of all vessel interior and exterior spaces
  • Safety and Security of the passengers, crew and launch
  • Teamwork with Hotel Officers and Service Crew ensuring five-star guest service
  • Execution of Vessel cleaning, sanitation, maintenance, and logistics
  • Administrative documentation of launch operations, cleaning, and maintenance
  • Supervision and Development of Deckhands

Job Requirements:

  • Good communication skills and team skills
  • Mate experience on coastal and river waterways: minimum 2yrs, desired 5yrs with Z-drive experience
  • Pre-employment drug test and continual participation in random testing
  • U.S. Coast Guard Master’s license: minimum 25T, desired Master’s 100T and Mate’s license 1600T
  • Self-disciplined work habits and personal grooming

Job Details:

Company:  American Cruise Lines

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sarasota, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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