Assistant Rigger

Arey’s Pond Boat Yard is a full-service waterfront and boat building facility located in South Orleans, on lower Cape Cod, MA. We specialize in sailboats and offer a variety of services including fiberglass repair, high end finish work, rigging, hauling, and other services. We are also a renowned builder of catboats and other custom wood and fiberglass vessels.

We are looking for a motivated individual with boat handling experience and a love of boats and sailing. This is a full-time, year round position, with full benefits available.

Job Description

We seek an entry level service technician with teamwork skills and a strong work ethic.. The primary responsibilities of this position include providing a range of services for customers, including maintenance services and delivery of boats.

This is a full time (40+ hours a week), year round position. Once the candidate demonstrates the appropriate attitude and work ethic, additional responsibilities will be offered.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage waterfront
  • Rigging and down rigging sailboats
  • Launching, hauling and trailering boats
  • Delivering vessels via water and on land across Cape Cod
  • Set/Pull, service and assemble moorings
  • Assist Head Rigger/Waterfront Manager with varying rigging repairs and tasks
  • Maintaining company vessels
  • Winter Months:
    • Servicing Spars and rigging
    • Varnish and painting
    • Assisting in boatbuilding

Job Requirements

  • High-school diploma or GED
  • 2+ years experience or related training in the marine service industry preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license (demonstrable towing experience a plus)

Preferred (not required)

  • Ability to rig any style vessel with confidence, clarity, and efficiency
  • Knowledge of Pleasant Bay and surrounding area
  • Skilled boat handler with experience towing small and medium sized vessels.

Salary based on experience (Starting): $17.50/hr – $21.00/hr.

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