Employment 2022

BRUCE ANCHOR CRUISES

We are now accepting applications for the remainder of our 2022 sailing season:

Captain 60GT and 150GT

Bruce Anchor Cruises is seeking 60GT and 150 GT Master License Captains with Marine Radio Operator Permit to join our team. This is a customer focused position with a strong emphasis on operations safety. We are looking for friendly individuals who take pride in their appearance, demonstrate strong team player abilities and want to run a safe vessel operation. Bruce Anchor Cruises operates 7 days a week from May through to October.

Our Captains lead the daily operation of our vessels with a focus on safety, security and guest experience. A flexible schedule is a must. Schedule includes overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum 60GT or 150 GT Master's License
  • Valid marine medical
  • Valid marine advanced First Aid
  • Marine Radio Operator Permit
  • Experience operating a 3 engine, jet propulsion vessel (150 GT)
  • Minimum five (5) years of commercial boat handling experience preferred
  • Customer service experience an asset
  • Knowledge of a foreign language is helpful
  • Post-Secondary education preferred
  • Ship Security Officer Certificate an asset
  • Mechanical knowledge is an asset

Wages to be discussed upon hiring.
60GT - up to $40/hour
150 GT - up to $50/hour

Do you love working on the water? Do you have a passion for creating amazing customer experiences? Are you looking for the opportunity to put these two things together? Bruce Anchor Cruises might be the right place for you to hang your captain's hat!

Chief Mate 60 GT and 150 GT

We are currently seeking a Chief Mate with at least a 150 GT Master License and Marine Radio Operator Permit. Must be personable and be able to work flexible hours.

Do you love working on the water? Do you have a passion for creating amazing customer experiences? Are you looking for the opportunity to put these two things together? Bruce Anchor Cruises might be the right place for you!

Our Chief Mate , under direct supervision of the Captain, operates Transport Canada inspected passenger vessels in Georgian Bay in a manner that ensures the safety and security of the crew and passengers, enjoyment of the passengers, and respect for the environment. A flexible schedule is a must. Schedule includes evenings, weekends and holidays.

Bruce Anchor Cruises are seeking Chief Mates to join our team. This is a customer focused position with a strong emphasis on operations safety. We are looking for friendly individuals who take pride in their appearance, demonstrate strong team player abilities and want to run a safe vessel operation. Bruce Anchor Cruises operates 7 days a week from May through to October.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Chief Mate 150 GT Domestic Certificate
  • Valid Transport Canada Approved Marine Medical
  • Valid Marine Advanced First Aid
  • ROC-MC
  • STCW Training

Wages to be discussed upon hiring
60 GT - up to $26/hour
150 GT - up to $32/hour

Deckhand/Tour Guide

Deckhands work under the supervision of the Captain and are required to perform various duties on a vessel (boat) including mooring lines, assisting with mooring of vessels, and assisting passengers with information, boarding and exiting the vessels.
Full time and/or part time employment opportunities possible.
Start dates may vary. Seasonal operation from May - October.

Qualifications and Skills
Valid First Aid Certificate is required.
Boating experience is an asset.
Customer service experience is an asset.
Accommodations may be available. Please inquire upon application.

Wages up to $18/hour

Ticket Agent
  • Receive passengers and inform them about boarding procedures; print, sort and distribute boarding passes to passengers.
  • Explain products or services and prices, and answer questions from customers.
  • Collect outstanding balances for reservations
  • Make and confirm cruise reservations using telephones, and computers; maintain computerized inventory of available passenger space and provide information on space reserved or available. Resolve ticketing and special boarding needs.
  • Contact guests about changes to their cruise date, time or departure location.
    Full time and/or part time opportunities may be available.
    Start dates may vary. Seasonal operation from May - October.

Qualifications and Skills
Customer service experience is an asset.

Wages up to $18/hour

Flowerpot Island Agent

Bruce Anchor Cruises transports passengers to Flowerpot Island. A Flowerpot Island Agent is responsible for fulfilling the following duties:

  • Answer guest questions on the island.
    Keep communication boards updated with sailing times.
    Assist customers.
    Provide final numbers for all boat captains.
    Be a liaison between customers and Bruce Anchor Cruises staff.
    Start dates may vary.
    Seasonal operation from May - October

Qualifications and Skills
Valid First Aid Certificate is required.
Customer service experience is an asset.
Accommodations may be available. Please inquire upon application.

Wages up to $17/hour

Shuttle Bus Driver

Here at Bruce Anchor Cruises we are committed to excellence. It is our mission to provide a quality experience for each and every guest the first time and every time.

Shuttle Bus Drivers are responsible for the safe and efficient transport of guests from Bruce Anchor Cruises parking areas to locations that Bruce Anchor Cruises vessels will be boarding, as well as maintain a friendly and positive attitude every day, with all guests and employees.

To be considered for this role, we ask that you have customer service experience, the ability to work well in a team environment yet have a reasonable degree of independence, the flexibility to work long hours, evenings and weekends until and including Labour Day weekend, outstanding communication skills and a demonstrated value for commitment. A valid F Class license is also required.

Because the daily operation of Bruce Anchor Cruises can change from day to day, Bruce Anchor Cruises reserves the right to alter or include other duties as required.

Position start dates may vary. Seasonal operation from May - October.

Qualifications and Skills
Valid F Class License Required
Valid First Aid Certification is required.
Accommodations may be available. Please inquire upon application.

Wages up to $18/hour

Parking Attendant

Bruce Anchor Cruises provides guests with parking throughout the duration of their glass bottom boat cruise. We are looking for parking lot attendants to help us with the following duties:

  • Monitor and direct incoming traffic to correct locations.
  • Ensure cleanliness and organization of parking lots.
  • Assist ticket agents as required.
  • Assist with crowd control.
  • Provide information to incoming vehicles.

Peak summer season employment, full and part time opportunities may be available. Bruce Anchor Cruises operates between May and October.

Wages up to $17/hour

BRUCE ANCHOR MOTEL & COTTAGE RENTALS

We are also accepting applications for the remainder of our accommodation season:

Housekeeping Attendants
  • Clean rooms, cottages, and motel grounds.
  • Wash, dry, fold, and distribute linen, towels and room supplies.
  • Light maintenance such as plunging toilets, changing light bulbs, etc.
  • Respond to guest queries and requests.

Wages up to $23/hour

Front Desk Clerks - Day & Night Shifts
  • Greet, register, and assign rooms to guests
  • Answer inquiries pertaining to hotel services, guest registration, and travel directions, or make recommendations regarding shopping, dining, or entertainment
  • Compute bills, collect payments, and make change for guests
  • Post charges and payments to ledgers by using computers
  • Perform bookkeeping activities, filing, data entry, and conducting daily audits
  • Record and/or resolve guest comments or complaints, referring customers to managers as necessary
  • Contact housekeeping or maintenance staff when guests report problems
  • Make, confirm, and process deposits for motel reservations and boat tour reservations
  • Post records of room availability using computers
  • Advise housekeeping staff when rooms have been vacated and are ready for cleaning
  • Prepare for basic food service, such as setting up coffee and tea supplies, and filling pop machines
  • Empty garbages, and clean and maintain lobby and common areas, such as staff bathroom, breezeway, pavilion, sitting areas, laundry room, and supply closets
  • Restock supplies such as brochure racks and cleaning kits
  • Respond to incoming email and phone messages
  • Wash, dry, and fold laundry such as sheets, towels, and rags
  • Monitor grounds and enforce policies such as noise levels, etc.
  • Store clean laundry in designated areas
  • Occasional housekeeping required
  • Day and night shifts available.  Full and part time opportunities available.   Rental staff accommodation may be available.

Day Shift wages up to $18/hour
Night Shift wages up to $23/hour

Laundry Attendant
  • Sorting, washing, drying, and folding items.
  • Removing stains from items using the appropriate procedures.
  • Tracking items available for use.
  • Keeping an updated inventory of laundry detergents and cleaning supplies.
  • Tracking maintenance and repairs on laundering equipment.
  • Ensuring that the facility remains clean at all times.

Wages up to $16/hour

Shifts would be Sunday - Friday 10am - 6pm

Information Clerk

The information clerk will be responsible for providing information and answering guest questions about the property and the area, either by phone or in person.

Wages up to $16/hour

Shifts are 3-4 hours in length and are available every day of the week.

Many positions are available for part time (3-25 hours/week, 1-6 days/week) and full time (30-60 hours/week, 4-6 days per week) with overtime pay.

Position wages range from $16-$50/hour.

For more job opportunities, please visit Bruce Anchor Motel & Cottage Rentals and/or Big Tub Harbour Resort.

If you are interested in working with us this coming season please forward your resume to jobs@bruceanchor.com.

We are excited to hear from you!