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Seldovia Bay Ferry – Seldovia, Alaska
Department Seldovia Bay Ferry
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $150.00/Day



FLSA Status: Exempt Maritime Crew                                Job Type: Full-Time Seasonal

Reports to: Vessel Captain                                                Amount of Travel Required: 90% +                      

Positions Supervised: None                                             Location: Seldovia

Work Schedule: Season is approximately from May 25, 2018 through September 5, 2018.  Check ferry schedule at


Ensure passenger safety, provide customer service, assist in and/or conduct vessel operations and maintenance as directed by the Vessel Captain.  


  • Perform individual station bill responsibilities
  • Participate in safety drills and training
  • Assist with Kachemak Bay Voyager vessel operations
  • On-board passenger ticket sales and collection of money
  • Load and unload passengers under direction of the Senior Deckhand or First Mate
  • Respond as assigned to all vessel emergencies in accordance with safety procedures
  • Actively engage passengers to provide outstanding customer service
  • Maintain vessel cleanliness and appearance to the highest standards
  • Assist in performing vessel maintenance in accordance with phased maintenance schedules 
  • Inspect all areas of the vessel for environmental, safety, and health deficiencies on a regular schedule.  Report all deficiencies to the Vessel Captain.  Under direction of the Vessel Captain, First Mate or Senior Deckhand, carry out corrective actions to the maximum extent possible.
  • Complete routine reports as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions
  • Able to participate in and learn from required training, drills, and/or activities 
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in written form
  • Ability to provide a positive customer service experience while follow Seldovia Bay Ferry procedures
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to ethical values and accepted standards
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Ability to get along with a variety of personalities and individuals
  • Internally driven and motivated
  • Good time-management skills


Education:  High School Diploma  or GED preferred but not required

Experience: 1+ Year on board vessels with related responsibility.  Passenger vessel experience a plus. Customer Service experience a plus.

Computer Skills:  Ability to use a mobile device for taking payments.  Ability to use basic functions of a computer, such as typing and minor date entry.  

Certificates & Licenses:  CPR / First Aid Certification (may be provided by Seldovia Village Tribe)

Other: Must be able to conduct basic arithmetic. Must be 18 years of age or older.


Definitions: Occasionally = Requires activity 33% of time (0-2.5 Hrs/day), Frequently = Requires activity 33-66% of time (2.5-5.5+hrs/day), and Constantly = Requires activity more than 66% of time (5.5+ hrs/day.)

  • Standing - Frequently  
  • Walking - Frequently
  • Sitting - Occasionally
  • Handling - Frequently
  • Reaching Outward - Frequently
  • Reaching Above Shoulder - Frequently
  • Climb - Frequently
  • Crawl - Occasionally
  • Squat or Kneel - Frequently
  • Bend - Frequently
  • Lift/Carry 10 lbs or Less  - Constantly
  • Lift/Carry 11 to 20 lbs - Frequently
  • Lift/Carry 21 to 50 lbs - Frequently
  • Lift/Carry 51 to 100 lbs - Not Applicable
  • Push/Pull 12 lbs or less - Constantly
  • Push/Pull 13 to 25 lbs - Frequently
  • Push/Pull 25 to 40 lbs - Occasionally
  • Push/Pull 41 - 100 lbs - Occasionally


Work is conducted both indoors and outdoors and subject to varying weather conditions.  Seldovia Bay Ferry and Seldovia Village Tribe is a drug-free, alcohol-free, and tobacco-free workplace.  Employees must consent to DOT Drug-Screening and pre-employment background check.


Seldovia Village Tribe has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Supervisors, directors, and/or CEO may assign additional functions and requirements, when appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and Seldovia Village Tribe reserves the right to change this job description.

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