About the position:
Pumpout Seattle is the fastest growing mobile pump out company operating in King County. Headquartered in Ballard, the company currently operates 2 vessels servicing Lake Washington, Portage Bay, Lake Union, The Ship Canal, Shilshole Bay Marina and Duwamish River marinas. We are currently looking for an experienced vessel operator with a passion for protecting the environment and servicing the maritime community. This candidate will be responsible for safely maneuvering a 23’ foot vessel with a single 200HP outboard motor throughout various marinas while making frequent stops to pump out customer’s black water holding tanks.
At times this can be a physically demanding position. Candidates will need to frequently step in and out of the vessel, climb on other vessels to access deck fittings, and carry heavy hoses on docks.
This is an hourly part time position paying $20-$25 (DOE) with an opportunity to become full time. Paid training will be provided.
TO APPLY TO THIS POSITION: No Resume required, but welcomed. Interested candidates should send a brief email to firstname.lastname@example.org describing previous work experience, boating experience, and why you are interested in this position. A member of the team will follow up with you.
Responsibilities and duties:
Safely operate vessels in close quarters situations in varying environmental conditions.
Pump multiple blackwater tanks each shift on vessels of varying sizes, some with challenging access.
Assist with cleaning and maintaining vessels and associated equipment such as pumps and outboards.
Provide a high standard of customer service while representing the company with a professional appearance and a positive attitude.
Maintain situational awareness while multitasking to prevent injury or damage and contribute to overall safety on the water.
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
Minimum 1 year experience operating inboard/outboard vessels
Experience operating in open waters
Knowledge of general boat systems
Ability to troubleshoot and make simple repairs to small engines and sanitary systems
Ability to work in extreme weather conditions
Able to lift 50lbs and regularly climb stairs/ladders while carrying 25lbs
Washington State Boater Education Card
18 years of age
Legally eligible to work in the United States