If you are interested in joining our team please fill out an application and tell us about  yourself.

Join the "Boat Farm" team today!  

2022 positions available:

Receptionist:  20-35 hours/week 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - weekday and weekend shifts available.   The receptionist is the first contact with our customers  by taking reservations/inquiries over the phone and by email, checking-in customers before boarding cruises and assisting cash in our Dockside Cafe & Marketplace. Ideal for someone who is organized, enjoys working with the public and as a team or someone looking for more customer service experience.


Host & MC:  9-12 hours/week  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Tuesday to Thursday.   Are you a welcoming person, enjoy a bit of public speaking and can tell a few jokes?    The host & MC will greet our bus tours upon arrival, assist in serving refreshments and be the announcer for our Blazing Fiddles Show.   A great opportunity for a retiree or a student in performiing arts.

Wait Staff:   Weekday and/or weekends with various shifts between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Must be available to work part-time until mid-October. Meal is served banquet style on board our 3 dinner cruise boats. Unique and rewarding job at a family run business...be our new member of "The Boat Farm" team!  various hours available from June to October.


Boat Captain:   15-30 hours/week May - October. Ideal for a semi-retired/retired person who enjoys working with the public and the outdoors. Must enjoy public speaking and work well as a team and under pressure. The boat captain provides a narration during the cruise while dealing directly with customers and crew. Some boating experience is ideal however this position will include practical training before becoming certified with Transport Canada.


Baker:  10-25 hours/week June - October 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Prepare baked bread and pies for our dinner cruises.  

Cook:  10-15 hours/week June - October   6 a.m. - 1 p.m.   We are looking for someone to help prepare our

famous roast beef dinner and our fresh-baked bread and pies for our dining cruises. All shifts are mornings from 6 a.m. to approx. 1 p.m. Will train the right person if no professional experience but cooking in large quantities is an asset. Must work well unsupervised, have excellent mulit-tasking skills and have a knack for preparing tasty gravy.

If you have any questions prior to applying please email info@grandrivercruises.ca


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