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<H2>Charter Boat Captain Seward Alaska (Seward Alaska)</H2><HR>Date: 2010-01-13, 6:43PM EST
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<DIV id=userbody>Charter Boat Captain for Mid May through Mid September possibly longer....
Would be rotating between these boats:

37 foot sixteen passenger vessel (does 1/2 day fishing charters and water taxis); inspected vessel; requires master's license; top of the line boat, totally decked out, fun to operate. Twin 225 Honda Outboards, full electronics; landing craft. Comes with paid deckhand; shared tips with deckhand.

32 foot six passenger vessel (does full day fishing trips, some kayak dropoffs) some half day fishing trips; totally decked out; top of the line boat; fun to operate. Twin 225 Honda outboards; full electronics; landing craft. Deckand available....

32 foot six passenger vessel, does strictly fishing charters for full days.
twin diesel (does not come with paid deckhand)..

26 foot Cabo Sportfishing boat; walkaround deck; 150-200 HP outboard (will be brand new in 2008): nice boat; fishes only 4 -5 people on half days only from late June through mid sept. No deckhand for this boat.

24' heavy duty welded aluminum skiff with twin 75 HP Outboards; used to do short water taxis in Resurrection Bay(six passengers). No deckhand for this boat.

When Captains are not working, they can also double as deckhands with other Captains so there is always work to do...

We are an equal opportunity employer. Looking for hard working, low maintenance, intelligent, qualified experienced Captain (six pack near coastal is minimum qualification); prefer Master's Near Coastal license but will consider 6 pack Near Coastal. No alcohol, no drugs; drug testing mandatory; safety training mandatory. Must not need any time off; living arrangements are in bunkhouse shared room setting (no room for family, etc.). Bunkhouse is $100 a month. We also have limited camper space available if you have your own camper. You should not expect time off during the summer months, especially in peak season. Please do not apply if you do not have a Captain's License; if you will need time off; if you are expecting visitors; if you cannot commit for the entire season.... You will be expected to maintain the boat; help with repairs when needed; refuel vessel each shift; clean boat and clean fish. You need to be personable, a hard worker, able to adapt to rustic Alaskan lifestyle; knowledgeable of fishing; have good references; no medical problems that would require you to take time off; be able to lift heavy halibut and heavy totes; and a team player. Our insurance company will require you to have some backround experience on other vessels. You will be required to purchase your own fishing license; guide license and have current First Aid and CPR. If you are not already on a bonafide drug testing program from a previous employer you will need to have a Pre-Employment drug test at the time of hire. Our emergency training period is 2 days long, and you would be expected to participate in it. You would be expected to donate a little time to learn the ropes from the present Captains (i.e fishing areas, how we fish, etc.) and we may possibly be able to pay you during this break in time as a deckhand. We do not pay for transportation to or from Alaska. We may be able to arrange half price transportation on the train from Anchorage to Seward (in season). Please do not apply unless you are serious about the position and ready to relocate to Alaska. We would require you to purchase a plane ticket to Alaska no later than March 15th if you were the successsful applicant and would ask that you were here approximately May 15th. You may call us at 907 903-1522 (ask for Sherrie) or you may email us at [email protected] Please send a resume and fill out the online job application on our website at www.millerslandingak.com Visit our website for photos, descriptions of what we do.
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I notice it does not specify the pay, nor how much you should expect to pay for your own fishing license (not sure why the boats don't carry the license) and the guide license. Could be a black hole where your expenses exceed what you can earn. That happens with deckhand spots on fishing boats in AK. You pay all your earnings on transportation, room and board.
 

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Any job that requires you to pay for something like licensing when it's required for the job you should probably second guess. If they really wanted somebody and this was a good deal why wouldn't they pay for the licensing that is required for the job? Seems like a lot of money up front for a job and that just doesn't seem right, the pay better be good or I don't see them getting any applicants.
 

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Unless the pay is REALLY good, it sounds like a crappy job to me. Live in a bunkhouse and pay them $100 a month to do so ? No time off. No nuthin' and do every job under the sun related to boats. Good luck with that.
 

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Just looked at their site and the pay sucks. $1500month for a deckhand plus tips, 12 hour days 5 days a week. Alot of the other jobs pay under $9hr. Says all tips are split 50/50 with Capt.
 

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Splittine (1/27/2010)Just looked at their site and the pay sucks. $1500month for a deckhand plus tips, 12 hour days 5 days a week. Alot of the other jobs pay under $9hr. Says all tips are split 50/50 with Capt.
heck yes that would suck!!! the cost of living up there is way high:banghead
 

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