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Boat Charter Captain

Crescent Hotels & Resorts, Operations

Horseshoe Bay Resort

200 Hi Circle North

Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

Telephone (830) 598-2511

Horseshoe Bay Resort

400 Room Resort

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Horseshoe Bay Resort is currently hiring in various departments across the resort including Agriculture, Golf, Food & Beverage, Housekeeping, Marketing & Sales, and more! Begin your career at our exceptional, AAA-four diamond golf resort on the shores of Lake LBJ with diverse amenities and luxurious accommodations located in the highly desirable Texas Hill Country. 

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Boat Charter Captain

Horseshoe Bay Resort

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We are looking for an experienced Boat Captain to join our team at Horseshoe Bay Resort!


Charter Captain mainly works outdoors and is responsible for Operational safety of the vessel and safety of the crew and all passengers onboard.  Other responsibilities include maintaining the cleanliness of the yacht and other duties assigned by the Marina Operations Manager.

General Duties:

  • Greet and assist members and guests with a professional, flexible, and accommodating attitude.
  • Directly supervise the Mate, Deckhand, and Food and Beverage Personnel in all areas of the Marine Transportation safety, security, and training.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the Dining Yacht.
  • Maintain professional composure in high stress environment.
  • Demonstrate safe and effective Vessel operation and crew management skills.
  • Demonstrate sound judgement on Yacht operations, weather conditions, and with an awareness of the overall guest environment.
  • Routinely conduct Emergency drills in accordance with US Coast Guard and State of Texas regulations.
  • Routinely conduct and participate in safety meetings and setting expectations to ensure an efficient and safe operation of the vessel, including proper use of equipment during any possible onboard emergency.
  • Maintain vessel operations and maintenance logs, personnel reports, and other Ship business records.
  • Ensure vessels are in safe operating condition and verify all safety equipment is in the proper location and functioning appropriately.
  • Notify Marina Operations Manager of any repairs needed and coordinate repairs, as well as make sure to document.

Required Certifications:

  • Minimum age requirement – 21+ due to driving licensed Resort vehicle
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to meet the requirements of driver insurability as established by the insurance carrier required.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen test
  • 2 years recent Captain experience on a vessel over 65 ft and or greater than 25 tons.
  • Must hold current State and USCG Licenses plus a Boaters Safety Certification.
  • 3rd Class Radio Operator License for VHF.
  • 1st Aid, CPR AED for adult and child is required.

Employment Standards:

  • Basic computer skills, to include email.
  • Exceptional communication, organizational skills and detail oriented.
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work one-on-one and as a team.
  • Pleasant and out-going personality to communicate effectively with the general public and accommodate and anticipate guests’ needs.
  • Maintain positive attitude and contribute toward a quality work environment.
  • Ability to work well in fast paced environment.
  • Maintain proper associate uniform standards and required footwear.

Physical & Mental Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work is performed outdoors in various weather conditions common to Texas
  • Ability to drive boat
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 45 pounds
  • Must be able to interact with co-workers and have a sense of TEAM

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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