Hurtigruten Expeditions is currently looking to hire experienced Expedition Boat Drivers and Guides for our 2022 Alaska season, which will run from early May until August 24, 2022. As a Zodiac Driver you’ll be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:
Duties and responsibilities :
Prepare, launch, take command of, and recover the expedition Zodiac boats
Convey passengers from ship to shore, and back by Zodiac
Convey passengers on sightseeing cruises by Zodiac
During boat operations, follow regulations and industry standard best practice for wildlife watching.
Provide guiding, interpretation of the surroundings and commentary to the guests, on the zodiac, on shore and on board the ship.
On board, reporting to the expedition leader, carry out
Candidates must be qualified to take command of a vessel transporting 12 fee-paying guests in US waters.
US Citizenship and a valid passport
US Masters 50- or 100-ton near-coastal license
Valid First Aid and CPR certification
Covid Vaccinations mandatory
Experience in expedition cruising
Guest focused with experience in the tourism and/or customer service industry
Strong knowledge of marine wildlife, local geography, history and/or indigenous culture a strong asset
About Hurtigruten Expeditions
Hurtigruten Group is the world’s leading adventure travel group. Formed of three main business units — Hurtigruten Expeditions, Norwegian Coastal Express and Hurtigruten Svalbard — we offer unique small-ship and land-based adventures from pole-to-pole. For 130 years, we’ve been committed to continuously improving what we do for our guests and the people we work with.