• Mate

    Job Locations US-FL-Deerfield Beach
    Posted Date 4 months ago(12/18/2018 4:52 PM)
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  • Overview

    JM Family Enterprises, Inc. is one of the largest, most innovative and diversified companies in the automotive industry. JM Family has been on Fortune Magazine's Best Companies to Work For for 20 consecutive years. What started with Jim Moran's passion for selling cars continues today with the dedication and hard work of every JM Family associate. Our principal businesses focus on vehicle distribution and processing, finance and insurance, retail vehicle sales, and dealer technology services. At JM Family, our mission is to be the premier provider of quality products and services. We accomplish this mission by adhering to our core values, the three C’s, the I and the A: Consideration, Cooperation, Communication, Innovation, and Accountability.

    Job Description

    Boat Photo - Official Hull 651 Photo in High Res


    JM Family is currently looking for a Mate to join our Marine department. Our Mates work on our Gallant Lady yachts performing a variety of tasks.  Our Mate position is not live-aboard while at home port. During cruising season, Mates work 2 - 3 week assignments in the Caribbean, the Bahamas and New England. All boats are based in the Fort Lauderdale/Deerfield area. The ideal candidate will want a career in the cruising field.


    Our Mate position is the best in the Industry!   WHY? ...Our Benefits and Work/Life balance!


    We offer our full time Mate associates:

    • Amazing Health & Wellness benefits. 
    • 4 weeks paid time off.
    • Year-round salary (no tips) so you can enjoy a steady income.
    • Annual Merit increases and year-end Bonuses as well as Pension and Profit Sharing benefit$!
    • Ongoing (paid) training and education for our Mates to encourage obtaining USCG licenses, endorsements and proficiency at various on-the-job skills. In addition, we offer professional training classes at MPT.
    • Lots of amenities like the use of our on-site Fitness Center and Salon, on-site Credit Union, on-site Clinic (to include nutrition and physical therapy), etc.
    • Amazing associate deals and discounts with our sister company,Toyota.
    • We are Corporate operation (not a charter operation) so we offer the opportunity for growth and development as well as career advancement.


    How You'd Spend Your Day:

    • Cleaning and detailing interior and exterior of the vessels.
    • Providing exterior/interior maintenance, stewarding and guest services.
    • Providing fine dining and bar-tending services to guests.
    • Conducting guest tours of the vessels, assisting with snorkeling, fishing or sightseeing trips and other miscellaneous duties.
    • Our fleet consists of:
      • Two Feadships-  172' and 168'
      • A 66' Viking Sport Fish
      • A 65' Princess Sport Bridge
      • a 34' Jupiter (plus two RIB units)

    Job Requirements

    About You:

    • Prior hospitality industry and/or yachting/boating experience preferred.  
    • Desire to pursue career in marine industry required.
    • Team player with exceptional interpersonal skills and professional demeanor required.
    • Ability to travel 2 to 3 weeks per month throughout the year; Must possess a valid US driver's license and a current passport.
    • Ability to work well with all levels of individuals.
    • Ability to assist guests with swimming and snorkeling activities.
    • Ability to adhere to strict no-smoking guidelines while aboard.
    • Ability to move equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
    • Ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time and frequently ascend and descend a ladder to service guest and crew. 
    • Ability to constantly position/balance self about the yacht to including squatting, crouching and kneeling. 


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