First Mate – Fleet Manager Contact


First Mate – Fleet Manager (1)Seasonal Full-Time Contract

Are you looking for a unique local, seasonal work experience?  Have you had extensive recreational boating experience?  Do you have a passion for working with boats and in the outdoors?  If so, we want to hear from you!  We are looking for individuals interested to work as First Mate in and around Westport on the Rideau.

Job Overview  

This is a Booking Fleet Manager position for this members-only boat club on The Rideau in Westport and nearby docks.  This position of First Mate is the primary contact with our club members and their guests during boat bookings.  This position directs and supervises the Lead Deckhand/Bosun and team in their management and transport duties (guests and boat trailering), boat prep and receipt, equipping, care and maintenance of the fleet, record-keeping etc.

Pre-screened members and pre-booked guests arrive expecting their selected vessel to be clean, polished, fueled and equipped for the pre-arranged 4 or 8-hour booking.  A gracious welcome and review of the safety protocols and they are off.  Guests return the boat at the scheduled time for a boat-check and conclusion to a fabulous outing.  Should the guests have any concerns or problems on their trip, they will call you for direction.

Qualifications: Driver’s License, Boating License, (First Aid/CPR will be considered an asset but are willing to accommodate certification training). Season is from opening on Victoria Day Weekend through to Thanksgiving Weekend for season shut down.

Job Type:  Seasonal Full-Time Contract (with possibility of extension) – 40 hours/5 days/week, including some weekend days.  (The Club operates 7 days a week).

Hours:  7:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Pay Rate:    $20 – $25 an hour depending on experience

Cove Dweller Boat Works Inc of Westport, Ontario has expanded its operations making some of the finest vintage vessels in the province available to Club Cove Dweller Members. With a diversified fleet and several locations, our members experience unlimited boating opportunities to maximize the enjoyment of every boating season. 

If this ad interests you, and you want to be part of a dynamic team on an exciting new adventure then click on our application to get started.

Company’s website:

Company’s Facebook page: