Dock master job

A dock master is a person who is responsible for managing and overseeing operations at a marina or dock. They are in charge of making sure that the dock runs smoothly and efficiently, while also ensuring the safety and security of the boats and boaters who use it. Some of the main duties and responsibilities of a dock master may include:

  • Assigning boat slips to boaters and making sure that boats are properly moored and that they fit in the assigned slips.
  • Collecting fees from boaters, including slip rental fees and any additional charges for services such as electricity or water hookups.
  • Enforcing rules and regulations and ensuring that all boats are properly registered and that boaters are following all safety guidelines.
  • Providing assistance to boaters, answering questions, providing directions, and helping boaters with any problems or issues they may have.
  • Coordinating maintenance and repairs on the dock and its facilities, overseeing the maintenance of the dock itself, and coordinating with outside contractors for more extensive repairs or renovations.
  • Overseeing safety and security on the dock, ensuring that the dock is well-lit and that there are adequate security measures in place to protect the boats and boaters.
  • Coordinating with other marina staff to provide additional services such as fueling or pump-out services.

A dock master may also have additional duties and responsibilities depending on the size and type of the marina or dock they are working at. They may also need to have a certain level of experience, knowledge and skills in boating, marina operation and management.

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