• Boothbay Harbor, ME, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Cap'n Fish's Cruises is dedicated to providing our guests with fun, educational, and memorable experiences. Our core values are:

  • Dedication- We care deeply about our work and we are dedicated to our team.
  • Fun- While we take our jobs seriously, we don't take ourselves seriously. We provide our guests with a fun, safe, and memorable experience.
  • Education- Our cruises allow everybody to fully appreciate the beauty of the Maine coastline and its wildlife.

The Captain provides a key role in the overall success of operation at Cap'n Fish's Cruises. Captains are responsible for managing a clean and safe vessel with a friendly and knowledgeable crew. How passengers perceive the vessel not only reflects on the ship and the staff itself but also the company as a whole.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years experience acting as Master.
  • Hold valid U.S.C.G. Masters license. Minimum of 100 gross tons, near coastal waters.
  • Current Transportation Work Identification Credential (TWIC Card).
  • CPR/First Aid Certified.
  • FCC Marine Radio Operators Permit.
  • Proficient in operation of twin engine vessels.
  • Basic Knowledge of marine systems.

Objective & Purpose

  • Take direction from and report to the Port Captain.
  • Respect and follow all company guidelines.
  • Maintain control of the vessel at sea and during berthing maneuvers.
  • Maintain safe navigation of vessels at all time.

Core Roles & Responsibilities

  • Perform daily checks of machinery.
  • Ensure efficient and economical operation of the vessel.
  • Oversee and manage the crew in accordance with their daily duties.
  • Provide leadership for vessel crew. Give them feedback daily. Let them know if they are doing good work and let them know if there are areas where they can improve.
  • Provide training as necessary.
  • Perform daily bending and lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Greet passengers and assist with boarding of the vessel.
  • Be friendly and courteous with passengers.
  • Conduct routine and periodic maintenance on the vessel as necessary.
  • Maintain vessel log book.
  • Conduct monthly safety drills with the crew under direction from the Port Captain.
  • Provide educational and enthusiastic narration on various cruises when required.
  • Conduct proper safety announcements on all cruises.
  • Participate in a random drug testing program.
  • Be willing to jump in and help out other members of the team as needed.


  • Competitive Wages
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • 401k + company match
  • Health, Dental, Vision benefits
  • Housing for the right candidate

Cap'n Fish's Cruises is dedicated to providing you and your family with a fun, educational, and memorable experience.

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