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Skipper on canal cruises Amsterdam

Amsterdam Seasonal staff

We are looking for great colleagues for the new season! 

Are you looking for a challenging position on the water combined with freedom, responsibility and variety? For Flagship Amsterdam – a young cruise company in Amsterdam – we are looking for several skippers for the spring and summer season!

What will you be doing? 

As a skipper you are responsible for the one of our beautiful open sloops and the guests. You will sail the guest through the canals of Amsterdam and tell them somethingg about the city together with the hostess (who serves delicious cocktails during the cruise). 

  • Providing our guests with an unforgettable 60 or 75 minute cruise, or private boat tour
  • Assisting the hostess with ensuring a clean ship between trips and restocking the boat
  • Helping guests coming on board
  • Ensuring a safe trip for the guests (and the boat)
  • Telling stories about Amsterdam and the Dutch culture
  • Doing daily (technical) checks on the boat

What we offer 

  • A market-conform salary
  • Tips
  • Bonus
  • Flexible working hours
  • Legendary company parties
  • A nice working environment 

Job requirements

  • For skippers on our smaller boats: You have a valid boating license (KVB1) and VHF certificate OR you are prepared to obtain these on the short term (exam costs will be compensated if you have complied to our arrangement). In addition, you will follow our practical training as a skipper. 
  • For skippers on our bigger boats: You have a valid boating license (GVB) or ´Schipper Rondvaartboot´ and VHF certificate. 
  • Minimum 1 day in the weekend available
  • Experience with sailing in the canals of Amsterdam
  • Good mastery of English, Dutch is an advantage
  • An independent colleague with a flexible attitude
  • Being satisfied with flexible hours (between 09:00-00:00)

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