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Hucks Marine & Resort Ltd.

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Summer Student - General Marina Help
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About Hucks Marine & Resort

We are a full-service marina located on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Rockport (Ontario) in the middle of the beautiful Thousand Islands! We love where we work and what we do, and our main goal is to create an environment that is fun and relaxing for our boaters, guests and visitors.

About You

You are energetic, friendly, have a strong customer service attitude, and a desire to learn! You enjoy taking on new challenges and love working with people. You welcome the atmosphere of Hucks Marine & Resort, and strive to ensure each guest, customer and visitor of the Marina have a memorable experience.

Some general qualifications include:

? Must have a can-do attitude and a strong desire to learn;
? Must be willing to work a flexible schedule for the season, including weekends, holidays, overtime, split shifts and varied time off;
? Must be comfortable working near and on the water or boats, as well as working outdoors; and
? Strong communication skills are required.

About the Positions

We are looking for summer students to assist in all aspects of our operations: dock attendant; Concierge Service assistance; boat cleaning, buffing, waxing and detailing; grounds and building maintenance; and yard support.

Some of the tasks you will take on are as follows:

Seasonal Dock Attendant
• Fuel-up and pump-out boats at the Fuel Dock;
• Dock and secure vessels at the Fuel Dock;
• Provide outstanding and friendly customer service to all customers of the Marina;
• Conduct dock checks in an effort to maintain current information regarding the status of all customer dockage;
• Maintain cleanliness and safety of docks, walkways, parking lots, pedestrian areas, restrooms and other designated areas;
• Provide customer service in chandlery and water toy sales department and perform cashier duties.

Concierge Service Assistance
• Work at, and assist with the coordination of, Hucks Concierge Events, including customer appreciation breakfasts and holiday events;
• Work at, and assist with the coordination of, Hucks Customer Appreciation Events; and
• Organize, implement and assist with all Hucks Concierge Services, including laundry and dry-cleaning collection and drop-off and garbage/recycling pick-up from docks and boats.

Yard Support; Grounds and Building Maintenance:
• Perform daily inspections of restrooms and Marina facilities to assess cleanliness, needed supplies and/or maintenance problems;
• Clean Marina facilities, including restrooms, change rooms, sauna, steam room and gym;
• Clean and tidy the Student House;
• Mow lawns and assist with minor landscaping duties;
• Report hazardous or unsafe conditions immediately to the appropriate manager;
• Assist with moving, launching and hauling of boats, including acting as spotter; and
• Assist customers with parking and coordinate the parking of customer and guest vehicles.

Boat Cleaning, Buffing, Waxing and Detailing:
• Assist in cleaning, buffing, waxing and detailing of customer and Marina-owned boats.

If you are interested in learning more about how a Marina works, or gaining experience in the recreation and boating industry, spending a summer with us is a perfect start!

Room and Board

Subsidized employee housing is available on-site for out-of-town students.

For Fun

As an employee of Hucks Marine & Resort, you get to work where you want to play! During your time off, enjoy relaxing at one of the local beaches, swimming in the river, taking a local boat tour through the breath-taking Thousand Islands, and exploring the area! We are located only 90 minutes from Ottawa, 40 minutes from Kingston, and 15 minutes from the US Border!

How to Apply

If you are interested in working at our Marina this summer, please send your cover letter and resume to Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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