New York, NY 
Posted 18 months ago
Job Description
Location:Hornblower New York
City:New York
Employment duration:Part Time


Do you share Hornblower's passion for providing amazing experiences? If you're all about customer service and thrive on teams where communication, creativity, and cooperation are encouraged, this may be the place for you. As we say at Hornblower, why work when you can cruise?

Hornblower New York is seeking experienced Deckhands to join our New York City Team! Successful candidates will have strong attention to detail and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Must be a self-motivated, enthusiastic team player with a commitment to absolute guest satisfaction. This is a great opportunity for those interested in advancing their career in the hospitality industry.Day, evening, weekend and holiday shifts are available. We are a quality hospitality organization that serves the public year round. Weekends and holidays may be required.

Position specific responsibilities:
  • Responsible for getting underway, mooring, anchoring, handling lines, and bridge operations in all weather conditions
  • Perform lookout duties while underway, including watching for other vessels and monitoring the waterway for potentially unsafe conditions
  • Assist in boarding and disembarking of passengers and monitoring passenger & crewmember safety issues on the boat.
  • Assist the Captain in ensuring compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations ensuring the vessel is in an inspection-ready condition at all times
  • Ensure that safety equipment is utilized and appropriate guidelines are followed for all tasks involving physical risk or hazardous materials
  • Participate in meetings, training, drills and safety audits as required by USCG & company policy
Desired background:
  • TWIC & Z-Card Certifications
  • Maritime experience aboard small passenger vessels
  • Six months customer service experience in the Hospitality/Banquet Industry preferred
Pre-employment background check and pre-employment and random drug testing required in accordance with Coast Guard regulations.
Hornblower Cruises & Events has been the leading yacht and public dining cruise company in the United States for more than 32 years. The San Francisco-based organization operates more than 60 vessels in northern California (San Francisco, Berkeley and Sacramento) and southern California (San Diego, Newport Beach, Long Beach and Marina del Rey), and the company also launched Hornblower New York in 2012. In addition, Hornblower operates two ferry service concessions for the National Park Service: Alcatraz Cruises provides transportation to Alcatraz Island, and Statue Cruises provides transportation to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. In 2014, the company opened boat tour service in the Niagara Falls Gorge in Niagara Falls, Canada. Hornblower treats guests to a broad range of dining, entertainment and sightseeing cruises aboard U.S. Coast Guard and Transport Canada certified yachts.
Hornblower is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, or other legally protected status. Hornblower maintains a drug-free workplace. Hornblower will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No agencies please.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
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