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Posted - Feb 26 2010 :  05:22:35  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

Spirit Cruises needs Captains!

Job ID: 103497

Location: USA Philadelphia

Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Mid Career
Company: Spirit Cruises, LLC
Contact: Bridget Nelson

Philadelphia, PA 19106

Fax: 312-494-1430


Job Description


Spirit Cruises provides high-energy, 2-3 hour boat excursions in America’s most exciting port cities – Philadelphia, Norfolk, VA, New York, Chicago, Washington DC, Boston, and Baltimore. Guests come aboard to celebrate the special moments of their life. Our Captains execute the sales plan for their assigned market segment and sub-segments, maximizing revenue generation from that territory.

Some Essential Functions:
• Rotates as cruise captain on cruises and ensures adherence to procedures detailed in the Product Management Guide. This includes thorough pre-cruise preparation, adherence to cruise scripts, supervision of crew, proper piloting of vessel, adherence to all Coast Guard rules and regulations, and guest satisfaction.
• Conducts pre-cruise meetings and communicates to crew all necessary information regarding the cruise (special needs, boarding procedures, etc.).
• Ensures that staff and guests adhere to all safety standards and procedures.
• Participates in the execution of the Safety Program, including emergency drills.
• Participates in the proper maintenance of all ship’s systems and boarding facilities including but not limited to gangways, diesel, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, water (potable, raw, black, and gray), fire suppression, communications, and navigation.
• Recruits non-exempt operations staff (crew) when necessary to fill vacant positions.
• Completes all shift records: checklist, logbook, payroll, and documentation of safety training.

Some Requirements:
1. Must currently possess 100 ton license with a satisfactory record
2. job functions
3. Effectively deal with internal and external customers some of whom will require high levels of patience tact and diplomacy
4. Minimum of 5 years of marine experience. Preferably to include 2 years as a captain with an outstanding record
5. High school diploma or equivalent
6. Vessel handling and navigation knowledge
7. Detailed working knowledge of all ship’s systems and their proper maintenance: gangways, diesel, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, water (potable, raw, black, and gray), fire suppression, communications, and navigation
8. Work with Microsoft Office applications (especially Word & Excel)

Our people make the difference. O.S.S. (Our Service System) helps us to create the best possible work environment and provide outstanding guest service. Spirit Cruises shipmates are dynamic, upbeat, and friendly. Our core values emphasize respect for one another, teamwork, innovation, personal responsibility, and honest communication. And above all, our most important obligation is to think and work safely.

We recognize our shipmates for a job well done. Our shipmate appreciation program includes weekly heroes and monthly MVP’s.

And there is plenty of opportunity to advance. More than 60% of our on-board managers were promoted from within. Each position has the opportunity to learn skills that will qualify them for future management positions.

Come be a part of the premier team in this exciting industry. We offer competitive pay and comprehensive benefit package. This exempt position will report to the Marine Operations Manager. Check us out on the web and see the full description. Then qualified and interested candidates must complete our on-line application at

Or for a Spanish application go to:


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