Crew agencies around the globe are reportedly in full swing as the crew job market grows hotter. “There are a lot of jobs, [and] not enough crew to fill them,” says Jill Maderia of Denison Yachting. So if you’re looking to get started or to make a move, check out some of these hot jobs listed this week.
Captain for a Jamaican-flagged 100-foot motor yacht. Private use, regular itinerary is Florida, The Bahamas, and some Caribbean Islands. Spanish is a must. Could be permanent for the right candidate. Minimum Yachtmaster Offshore. Florida-based candidates preferred.
Job: Captain/Chef or Chief Stew
Captain/couple for a new 40-meter explorer private Marshall Islands-flagged yacht. Captain must have minimum 500GT or bigger license and partner can be Chief Stew, Stew or Chef. Yacht based in Fort Lauderdale in winter and New England in summer.
Captain of a private EU-flagged 23-meter motor yacht. Based in South of France, West Mediterranean Sea cruising. Three crew, six guests.
Job: Captain, Chief Stew, Head Chef
Captain, chief stew, and chef for a foreign-flagged 131-foot charter motor yacht. Itinerary to be decided.
Permanent captain for a charter and private vessel that is 145' to 175' (45 to 53 meters) in length. Master 3000 or USCG 1600. Itinerary for this vessel: Florida/Bahamas/Caribbean/Med. B1/B2, US Passport/GreenCard.
Full-time captain for a 60-meter private/charter motor yacht. Permanent role with possible rotation. Very successful charter program, cruising Caribbean, FL, N. East, and the Mediterranean. B1/B2 visa or equivalent.
Captain for a private US-flagged 66-foot motor yacht. Cruising in South Florida, Ocean Reef, and some Bahamas. Based in Aventura.
Permanent captain for a 97-meter US-flagged motor yacht. Must be US citizen or hold a Green Card. Minimum 100T or greater. Likely itinerary: Winter Caribbean, Summer Florida/ Bahamas.
Permanent captain for a Jamaica flagged charter and private 27-meter Azimut. Captain teamed with Cook/Stew or Mate. B1/B2, US Passport/GreenCard. Must have Azimut experience. The yacht will be delivered at the beginning of November in Ft. Lauderdale and will travel to the Bahamas and Caribbean.
Permanent full-time chef for a 42-meter private explorer yacht. Qualifications: Classically trained in French or Italian style cuisine. Likely itinerary for this vessel: Florida, Bahamas, Bermuda, Caribbean. Training and experience preferred over in Europe per boss request 8 crew plus 10 guest Owners come about 8-10 days. Boat will be out of the country for a 4-week minimum. Back to Fort Lauderdale to prep for Caribbean season
Seasonal chef for a private 37-meter motor yacht. STCW, ENG1, Ships Cook Certificate. Med cruising. Busy Private Yacht High standard of hygiene and organized. Healthy, Fresh, locally source produce. Simple Healthy Food. Pasta. Ottolenghi style cuisine. Pescatarian. Cooking for up to 8-10 guests and crew 7. Join the yacht in Naples for the rest of the season.
Job: Crew Cook
Temporary crew cook for delivery from Newport, RI, to Fort Lauderdale, FL, on 164-foot motor yacht, Cayman Island-flagged. No need to be culinary trained, just good old delivery food.
Location: Lighthouse Point, Florida, Florida Keys, Bahamas
Full-time cook/stew for a 100-foot US-flagged motor yacht. Must hold US Passport or Green Card. Based in Lighthouse Point, Florida, for winter season with cruising in FL Keys and some Bahamas. Never more than 2-4 guests on for trips. Some casual lunch cruises for up to 8, but very seldom. Duties include cooking for guests and crew, provisioning, managing interior with assistance of a deck/stew, and some assistance on deck with fenders and lines. Full vaccination required. Non-live aboard except on trips.
Female chef/stew for a private US-flagged 112-foot Westport in Fort Lauderdale. Based winters South Florida, trips to Bahamas, Keys – Summers: New England. Pretty laid-back program. Runs with 3 crew, 4th crewmember brought on when needed. Live aboard OK.
Job: Crew Chef
Crew chef for a 77-meter charter Malta-flagged motor yacht. Based in South of France. Worldwide cruising. 20 crew and 12 guests.
Job: Head Chef
Head chef for foreign-flagged 121-foot charter and private motor yacht. The boat will be in the shipyard in Fort Lauderdale until the end of October and then West Palm Beach, the Bahamas and Caribbean cruising. Summer in the Mediterranean with charters planned. Active family boat, summer in the Mediterranean with charters planned.
Permanent chef for a 97-foot US-flagged charter yacht who enjoys cooking diversified foods. Must be US citizen or hold a Green Card. Likely itinerary: Winter Caribbean, Summer Florida/ Bahamas.
Location: Seattle, San Diego, Mexico
Female chef for a 45-meter private yacht. American owners with children who enjoy fishing and adventure. The cruising itinerary is Seattle, San Diego, and Mexico. The family is currently in the market for a bigger boat, so all crew would have the opportunity to move over with the family. The family is very caring - they really make time to get to know the crew in person. B1/B2 essential. 2:2 leave.
Job: Chief Stew & Mate/Stew
Location: US East Coast & Bahamas
Chief stew and mate/stew for a US-flagged 105-foot Sunseeker charter and private motor yacht. US Passport/Green Card holders only. US East Coast & Bahamas itinerary. Non-smoker, no heavy drinkers.
Location: Vancouver, Washington, Mexico, Alaska
Stew for a 94-foot private yacht on the U.S. West Coast. Boat is based out of Vancouver, Canada, and Bellingham, Washington when not traveling. Itinerary: upcoming winter in Mexico and following summer in Alaska. Responsible for entire interior and be asked to help with lines and fenders when moving from dock to dock.
Location: World traveling, currently in SOF
Spa/Stewardess for a 85-meter private charter vessel. 3:1 rotation. Show an interest in health and fitness to contribute to the positive atmosphere on board as well as being required to assist guests on hikes in amazing locations. Duties would include being predominantly in the Service department when not performing treatments and rotating with the 2nd stew.
Job: Second Steward(ess)
Location: Northeast US
Second stew for a 130-foot US-flagged motor yacht. Vessel is currently in New England and the winter itinerary will be Ocean Reef, Fort Lauderdale, and The Bahamas.
Job: Chief Stewardess
Location: Europe/Iceland and Antarctica
Chief Stewardess for a 70+ meter expedition charter yacht. Work within a crew of 30 and run an interior team of 11. Dual season charter vessel that travels between Europe/Iceland and Antarctica every year. 10 weeks on/10 weeks off rotation. Must be fully vaccinated.
Permanent stew for a 97-meter US-flagged motor yacht. Must be US citizen or hold a Green Card. Likely itinerary: Winter Caribbean, Summer Florida/ Bahamas.
Full-time mate for a private US-flagged 112-foot Westport in Fort Lauderdale. Westport experience a plus. Based winters South Florida, trips to Bahamas, Keys – Summers: New England. Pretty laid-back program. Tender driving and towing experience. Able to help with maintenance. Live aboard OK.
Deckhand for a charter and private motor yacht with a busy schedule of charters and owner use. Foreign-flagged vessel. Need B1/B2 visa or US passport.
Job: Rotational Second Officer
Second officer for a 80-meter private Med-based motor yacht. Fitness is an important part of the vessels program and the crew dynamics onboard. Candidates will ideally have a strong interest in fitness. 10 weeks on/10 weeks off.
Permanent mate for a 97-meter US-flagged motor yacht. Must be US citizen or hold a Green Card. Likely itinerary: Winter Caribbean, Summer Florida/ Bahamas.
Deckhand for a 77-meter charter Malta-flagged motor yacht. Based in South of France, worldwide cruising. 20 crew and 12 guests.
Deckhand for a 100+ meter private motor yacht in the Med. 5:1 rotation. Minimum of 1 seasons’ experience on a 60+ meter yachts.
Permanent deckhand for a 32-foot US-flagged private/charter motor yacht. Must be US citizen or hold a Green Card. Tender driving experience is beneficial. Likely itinerary: Winter Caribbean, Summer Florida/ Bahamas.
Permanent engineer for a private and charter 130-foot sailing yacht. Minimum MEOL/Y4. CAT Engines on board. Shipyard experience and dealing with contractors. 10-year Survey currently ongoing. Winter Based: Barcelona. Summer Cruising: Mediterranean 2023.
Rotational 2:1 ETO for a 65-meter private motor yacht currently in Turkey. The ideal candidate must be solutions-oriented and be well experienced in AV/IT. Itinerary: Istanbul, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Maldives, Seychelles, and summers spent in the Mediterranean
Job: Sole Engineer
Sole engineer for foreign-flagged 121-foot charter and private motor yacht. The boat will be in the shipyard in Fort Lauderdale until the end of October and then West Palm Beach, the Bahamas and Caribbean cruising. Summer in the Mediterranean with charters planned. Y3 or working towards one.
Location: Florida/ Bahamas/NE
Engineer for a 45-meter private and charter vessel. Bahamas heavy charter boat. 8 crew. Y3/Y4 qualification due to vessel systems. Own cabin (small but only 1 bed), w/ shared head (1st mate and chef). Standard SEA terms and conditions for hiring and usual licenses and credentials as outlined by flag state and Fairport Yacht Support.
Job: Assistant Project Manager and Project Manager
Location: Miami, Florida
Both positions will play an essential role in overseeing and leading projects at the RMK MS Superyacht Center and South Yard. Assistant Project Manager will monitor project progress, follow up with project managers on the completion or delay on phases of a project, schedule meetings, and maintain project documents and reports. The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall projects at the Superyacht Center and South Yard.
Job: Sales/Account Representative
Location: Florida (Remote)
Strong sales rep for growing company specializing in environmentally friendly marine cleaning products. Daily travel, vehicle provided. Great next career step opportunity for crewmember, marina/maintenance, professional cleaning crew, or marine products sales person. Key skills are self-motivation, strong people skills, and ability to work independently. Great company – very competitive compensation/incentive and benefits package. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to apply and submit resume.
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Elder care/companions: Job is for 5 Days a Week – 5 Hours per Day – Salary is $20 per hour. Clean record, good recommendations, mobile, with many skills. For more details about the position, email: email@example.com