Marina Dock Hand
Sunshine Houseboat Vacations Ltd. - Lake Koocanusa, BC

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Dockhand Position with Sunshine Houseboats Vacations Ltd.

Sunshine houseboat Vacations Ltd. strives to provide high quality service to ensure clients have no reason not to enjoy their vacations. We are looking for full and part-time, keen, physically capable and courteous houseboat dockhands for our 2014 summer season. We are located on Lake Koocanusa, 100 km from Cranbrook and 70 km from Fernie in beautiful South Eastern British Columbia. Come join the team and work in the sun with us!

JOB TITLE: Dockhand


  • Dockhand staff are required to stay on site at our marina during their shift in provided accommodation (unless close accommodations are possible). We have private cabin rooms with access to staff kitchen/lounge area and washrooms with showers (Housing cost is $225/month).
  • 2 positions - 32-40 Hours per week. Start date of June 15th to Sept 2nd. 8 hours per day on a 4 day shift.
  • 2 positions - 16 hours/week. 8 hours per day.


  • Ability to communicate with guests; ability to read, write and speak English
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • Cleaning experience preferred
  • Carpentry skills an asset
  • Any marine, RV and/or mechanical knowledge an asset
  • Possess good health and physical condition (Loading and unloading)
  • Neat and clean in appearance and work habits
  • Valid Driver’s license preferred
  • Valid Boating license an asset
  • Valid propane ticket an asset (Ability to obtain on site)
  • Ability to learn and eagerness to learn desired


  • Help clients load and unload boats
  • Clean hot tubs, all decks and exteriors of boats, and BBQs
  • Maintain garbage and recycling on boats and on land
  • Gas up boats (inform store clerk of charge)
  • Take garbage to dump
  • Maintain dock area cleanliness
  • Greet and assist clients in a helpful manner
  • Parking control
  • Complete appropriate paperwork
  • Assist Service & Repair Associates
  • Other duties as required

Please email resume and cover letter highlighting skills and qualifications suitability.
MAIL: 1304 14TH Street South, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 5E8
FAX: 1-877-489-2680

About this company
Sunshine Houseboat Vacations Ltd. was founded in 1999 by Brant and Dianne Cullum, residents of Cranbrook, BC. The couple had a vision to...