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Pontoon Captain

Join our team as a Pontoon Captain, where you’ll navigate boats, ensure passenger safety, maintain the vessel in top condition, provide engaging tours, and manage onboard equipment. Leadership roles are available for those ready to oversee crew activities and assist in coordinating special maritime events.

Pay: $13-18 per hour starting + tips
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Qualifications

  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience

  • Reliable and punctual

  • Comfortable interacting with people

  • Enjoy being around water

  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance

  • Ability to supervise and guide a team of peers

  • Willingness to learn how to use the variety of boats and improve your watercraft skills

  • Must have open availability during the summer

Benefits

  • Pay $13-18 per hour starting wage including tips

  • Opportunity to enjoy working on one of Madison's beautiful lakes

  • Discounts on Lake Monona pontoon rentals

  • Staff events

  • Benefits include unlimited access to paddle crafts and discounts for friends and family.

Captaining

Pontoon Boat Captain: Marshall Boats ONLY. For our shift lead at Marshall Boats, we are looking for individuals who have experience with powered watercraft or are willing to learn. Additional responsibilities of the Marshall shift lead include educating customers on the ins and outs of operating a pontoon boat and assisting with preparing the pontoons for each new customer. Depending on experience, we may also ask that you captain some of our guided pontoon rentals that run out of The Edgewater Hotel downtown.

More Team Perks

Unlimited Paddling!

Two girls paddling board on water from Madison Boats

Friends & Family Discounts!

A group of friends relaxing in canoes by Madison Boats

Tips + Much More!

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