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Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Jobs??
Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2012 1:21 PM
Joined: 09/09/2012
Posts: 1

Where is the best place to find companies hiring just during the boat show? Day work and promoting products? I live here in Fort Lauderdale as well.
Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2012 7:07 PM
Joined: 18/10/2012
Posts: 1

Are you attending the Dockwalk Party Friday? That will be an awesome start... I'm searching as well
Posted: Friday, October 19, 2012 5:23 PM
Joined: 28/10/2008
Posts: 26

Just remeber that only Americans, green card holders or those with proper US work permits can get these jobs. They are usually jobs hiring via a land based business. Also dayworkers for onboard yacht work must be American, green card holders or have US work permits. CBP have stepped up their activities of rounding up foreigners with only tourist visas or visas only suitable for permanent jobs on a particular yacht (like the B1B2 visas and you must be a long term hired crew member). These visas DO NOT allow you to do daywork in the USA. There are also alot of insurance complications for a captain and owner if they are found paying foreigners (even in cash) for daywork. Captains beware! Not only will the foreign crew get in trouble but you and the owner can get a big fat fine if you are found doing this. You could even loose your license because it is a federal offense to employ foreigners without the proper work permits/visas. There are lots of great US crew around to hire without breaking the laws. Here is a link to a summary of the law: Here is a link to Fort Lauderdale Customs and Border Protection (CBP):
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