Vessel Crew

January 2024


Reports to:

The Bartender is directly responsible and accountable to the Beverage Supervisor on duty; and ultimately accountable to the Captain of the vessel while underway.



Description of Duties:

The Bartender operates the cash register, handles cash and mixes/serves drinks to patrons.

Collect money for drinks served and balance cash receipts

Check identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol

Take beverage orders, serve wine, beer and other drinks.

Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails and other drinks.

Clean bar, work areas and tables.

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

HS diploma or equivalent

Valid U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner’s Credential

Must pass a pre-employment drug test.

Valid TWIC care or must have completed the enrollment process with TSA

Good communication skills

Physical Requirements:

Ability to communicate effectively with guest.

The physical evaluation guidelines for employment aboard BPPJ vessels are based on the United States Coast Guard NAVIC 04-08 “Medical and Physical Evaluation Guidelines for Merchant Mariner Credentials.

Training Requirements:

New Hire Familiarization Checklist

Security Qualification Checklist

Vessel Familiarization Checklist

Vessel Safety Orientation

FLSA Status:


*This position description does not promise or imply that the functions listed are the only duties to be performed or that the position may not change or be eliminated. Employees are always expected to follow their supervisor’s instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.


$10.65 per hour + tips, $5.35

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of McAllister Towing not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.

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