Skipper/guide needed for Dolphin Survey Boat Trips

Skipper/guide for dolphin and wildlife spotting boat trips

Dolphin Survey Boat Trips, New Quay, is recruiting a skipper/guide for its dolphin and wildlife spotting boat trips. 

The skipper/guide will be required to work under their own initiative following set routes and set time table reporting back to boat owner.

Your role will be to skipper either of two vessels acting as a wildlife guide on some occasions, making sure the vessel is fuelled, clean and fully equipped for forthcoming trips. Making sure the vessels are in the appropriate mooring for current and forecast weather conditions as well as additional work as directed by the boat owner.

This role will run from April through till the end of October. Other shore work may be available in the winter months.

The ideal candidate for this role would have previous experience skippering wildlife tours with suitable marine qualifications allowing operating up to 20 miles from any safe haven, have a good knowledge of the marine environment and be comfortable communicating this knowledge to his or her passengers. Punctuality and a professional appearance are essential qualities.

Salary to be negotiated depending on experience

The post is seasonal with opportunities for winter shore side work

Interviews to be held in New Quay at the end of February

 Applications to be received by February 20th 2012

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter detailing your experience and suitability for this post to: or post your application to: Steve Hartley, Cilgraig, Gilfachreda, New Quay, Ceredigion SA45 9SP