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  • ID
    #50971697
  • Job type
    Part-time
  • Salary
    Experience-based
  • Source
    Massachusetts
  • Date
    2024-02-01
  • Deadline
    2024-04-01

Fishing/Lobster Charter Boat First Mate

Billingsgate Charters, LLC – Wellfleet Town Pier, Wellfleet, MA 02667

Seeking an energetic, professional person with a positive attitude and a passion for being on the water, fishing, and creating memorable experiences for Cape Cod visitors. This job is for a charter boat fishing mate, working on a 29-foot Webber Cove Commercial Lobster Boat (D-TAILS) with a licensed USCG Captain and up to six passengers.

Job type/commitment: Seasonal, part-time – three to four days a week, including weekends; up to12 hours daily. Based on previous years, a part-time mate can expect to work between 50 to75 trips, approximately 600 to 900 hours

Compensation: Hourly wage based on experience, plus tips.

Scope of job:

The season runs from mid-June through Labor Day. Most days include two, five-hour charters, out in the morning with one set of guests, returning to the dock and heading out again with second set of guests;

Daily start time is typically between 6 a.m. Morning tasks include boat and gear preparation;

Daily end time is typically between 6 to 7 p.m. Afternoon tasks include fileting fish, cleaning boat and stowing gear;

Non-scheduled days-off occur when trips are canceled due to weather conditions at the discretion of the captain;

You will be enrolled in a USCG mandatory random drug testing program paid by Billingsgate Charters; you must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Requirements/ideal candidate:

Friendly, polite, customer-pleasing demeanor;

Highly motivated, able to take direction and respect authority;

Skilled at rigging tackle, landing and filleting fish – primarily striped bass and bluefish;

Previous experience as a mate or a deckhand on fishing charters or lobster boats

Background in environmental studies, marine science, resort and hospitality, or public service;

Must have your own transportation to report to work.

About Billingsgate Charters:

Celebrating our fifteenth year of family-oriented fishing and lobster charters on Cape Cod. Billingsgate Charters is owned and operated by Captain David Stamatis out of beautiful Wellfleet Harbor. For more information visit. http://www.billingsgatecharters.com

Contact Information:

Resumes, references and inquiries for this job will be accepted at time of interview with the Captain/Owner.

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