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Our advertised yacht crew jobs below include exclusive stewardess, deckhand, chef, engineer, officer and Captain positions on private and charter yachts, from 20 to 80+ meters. With so many yacht crew jobs on offer, you’re sure to find the position for you.

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TEMP ENGINEER 88M

POSITION: Need a TEMP ENGINEER with carpentry skills for 88M foreign flag program. Contract starts ASAP and is for 3-4 weeks while vessel is in West Palm Beach. Position can live on board during the time and will be assisting ETO removing deckheads and substructure. Candidates need to have some experience with carpentry and technical-minded. Must be local to South Florida to apply!! Rate will be based on experience.
ITINERARY: West Palm Beach
DURATION: TEMP
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport/Green Card or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: ASAP October 2019, West Palm Beach

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US TEMP CHEF ESTATE

POSITION: Need a TEMP US CHEF for an estate to cover the permanent chef. Meal plans will be provided. Requires some kid meals. Family will be at their ranch this weekend, 1 hour from West Palm. Need someone Friday morning through lunch on Sunday. There is a stew who will assist with dishes and serving. Great family!
ITINERARY: Friday October 18-Sunday October 20 at the Ranch
DURATION:Temp
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport/Green Card, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: Friday October 18, Stuart FL

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US ESTATE NANNY

POSITION: Need a US ESTATE NANNY for 3 children for a Boca Raton residence. Ages are 7, 5, and 9 months. CPR certification is required along with clean driving record** Nanny works alongside a 2nd nanny and full-time teacher as children are home schooled. Family has a very active lifestyle and loves to travel – this position will travel to other estates and on family yacht. Hours are M-F early am to get kids ready to school through bed time with mid day break. Some weekends and most holidays are required. Family car provided during working hours. Option for LIVE IN or LIVE OUT. Cooking or housekeeping is NOT required as home has staff for those duties.
TRAVEL: REQUIRED, family has other homes and yacht
BENEFITS: Phone, Full health after 60 days, and paid vacation
DURATION: Permanent / OPTION FOR LIVE IN OR OUT
REQUIREMENTS: Vehicle, US Passport or Green Card, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: November 2019 – Boca Raton, FL

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US MATE 47M

POSITION: Need a US MATE for 47M private, US flag program. Insurance requires 200T. Ideal for candidates who are local to South Florida and not looking for a lot of travel. Program is behind owners house when in Miami. Includes full benefits.
ITINERARY: Miami
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: MIN 200T USCG, US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: October 2019, Miami

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US ESTATE TEACHER

POSITION: Need a US ESTATE TEACHER for Boca Raton residence. Three children ages 9mos, 5 and 7. Teaching degree and childcare/nanny background is REQUIRED. Teacher travels extensively with family and nanny throughout the year! Position will work alongside full time estate staff to uphold high standards for this newly constructed home. M-F staggered shifts that could change daily AND on-call rotational weekend shifts. Candidates need to be switched on and able to complete projects and tasks with little to no supervision. Must love children, be presentable, and have a good attitude!
TRAVEL: *WILL be required with the family!*
BENEFITS: Full health after 60 days and paid vacation
DURATION: Permanent / NON-LIVE IN
REQUIREMENTS: vehicle, US Passport or Green Card, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: October/November 2019 – Boca Raton, FL

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US MATE 35M

POSITION: Need a US MATE for a 35M charter/private, US Flag program. Must be organized, responsible, able to drive a center console and confident to run excursions. 100T licensed preferred and must be able to stand watch. Fishing experience a plus!
ITINERARY: FLL/Bahamas/Caribbean
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport/Green Card, STCW, ENG1, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: October 2019, Fort Lauderdale

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DECKHAND 73M

POSITION: Need a DECKHAND for a 73M private/charter, foreign flag program. Must have at least 1 year of deck experience. Program is busy and needs someone who can step in quickly!
ITINERARY: Winter – FL/Bahamas/Caribbean , Summer 2020 – MED
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport/Green Card or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: October 2019, Savannah GA

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US DECK ENGINEER 50M

POSITION: Need a US DECK/ENGINEER for a private 50M Westport, US flag. Position is 50/50 deck and engineering. Must have proven basic engineering skills, eye for details, self starter, USCG Medical/license and MMC with QMED or similar a huge bonus. Great program base in North Palm Beach!
ITINERARY: Summer-New England, Winter-North Palm Beach
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, clean background check and able to pass a drug test..
START DATE/LOCATION: October 2019, West Palm Beach

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US HEAD OF HOUSEKEEPING – MIAMI ESTATE

ESTATE POSITION: Need a US HEAD OF HOUSEKEEPING for MIA estate. MUST SPEAK SPANISH** Interviews being conducted in Miami. This is a high-profile principle who spends about 1 week per month at this estate. Position manages two housekeepers and reports directly to Estate Manager. Candidates must have management and housekeeping background; yachting background is preferred. Schedule is Mon-Fri when boss not in town. Position requires more hours when boss is in town, with schedule determined by Estate Manager. This is NOT a live in position, local candidates are preferred. Position is: 40% Housekeeping , 40% Laundry , 20% Management – Management % will grow steadily with experience.
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: SPANISH, US Passport, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: October 2019, Miami

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EXPERIENCED 3RD STEW 48M

POSITION: Need an EXPERIENCED 3RD STEW for 48M private/charter, foreign flagged program. Must have at least 6 months of experience. Willing to pay 2nd Stew salary and opportunity to move up. Charter experience and bartending skills are preferred. Must be outgoing with lots of energy and drama free!
ITINERARY: Winter – Caribbean/Bahamas/FL , Summer – New England
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: October 2019, Newport RI

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HAIRDRESSER/STEW 66M

POSITION: Need a​ HAIRDRESSER/STEW for a foreign flag 66M that is private​. Cut and color skill required. Must be a team player and hard worker. Additional skills such as nails or massage are a plus will be compensated for. Great itinerary and crew!
ITINERARY: ​ Winter-Caribbean, Summer-Med
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: ​​STCW, ENG1, B1/B2 and Schengen visa if applicable, non smoker, no visible tattoos. Needs to have a clean background record.
START DATE: ​October 2019, Barcelona or WPB
SALARY: $3000

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DECKHAND 48M

POSITION: Need a DECKHAND for busy 48M private/charter, foreign flag program. Two years of experience is preferred along with YM or MoY 200. This is an extremely busy program with high owner use along with charter. A great boat for someone wanting to work hard, make money, and get sea time. Young crew!
ITINERARY: Winter – FL/Bahamas/Caribbean
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: October 2019, Newport RI

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CHIEF STEW 55M

POSITION: Need a strong CHIEF STEW for a private, new, foreign flag 55M yacht. Must have 2 years experience on a similar boat and be confident as a chief stew. Boat is in Barcelona now and crossing soon. Chief Stew must be professional, energetic and happy. These are new yacht owners who love their boat – this is expected to be a busy program! The program is couple friendly at this time. Interviews will take place via phone an then in Fort Lauderdale.
ITINERARY: Winter-Caribbean, Summer-Med
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: October 2019, Fort Lauderdale

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SERVICE STEW 85M

POSITION: Need a SERVICE STEW for 85M private/charter, foreign flag vessel. Must have completed at least 1 season as a service stew. This is a busy program that expects a high level of professionalism. Start date for this position will be approximately the end of October or beginning of November. Great opportunity to work on a world-traveling program! MUST have B1B2**
ITINERARY: Winter – ASIA , Summer – MED
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: OCT/NOV 2019 , MED

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US CAPTAIN 36M – 500T

POSITION: Need a US CAPTAIN with 500T for a private 36M, US Flag program. Must be knowledgeable, have engineering experience and be a team player. Finishing up yard work this summer followed by potential Bahamas trip. Spring will be USVIs and Summer 2020 in the Northeast. Big family with yacht fleet. Owners like to fish!
ITINERARY: Summer/Fall 2019 – South Florida , Spring 2020 – USVIs , Summer 2020 – Northeast
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: October 2019 – West Palm Beach.

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JR STEW 65M

POSITION: Need a JR STEW for a private 65M, foreign flag program. Needs to have a can do attitude, no drama, willing to learn and commit to a year. Green candidates with these attributes will be considered!
ITINERARY: Winter-West Palm Beach/Caribbean
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2 and Schengen if applicable, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE: October 2019, West Palm Beach

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US SOLO STEW 36M

POSITION: Need a US SOLO STEW needed for a private/charter 36M, US flagged. Good Service skills a must along with a good eye for detail. Must be a team player and self motivated. Captain expects crew to act as team and values commitment and longevity. Boat is based in Palm Beach, FL in the winter.
ITINERARY: Summer-Newport, Winter-Palm Beach, FL
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport, STCW, ENG1, healthy, non smoker. Needs to have a clean background record.
START DATE/LOCATION: October 2019 – Newport, RI

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STEW + Y3 ENGINEER TEAM 44M

POSITION: Need a STEW + Y3 ENGINEER TEAM for 44M private/charter, foreign flag program. Interior positions are fluid on board currently, and therefore stew position could EITHER be Chief Stew or 2nd Stew. Start date for stew is ASAP, and engineer the end of the month. Young, dynamic crew and are looking for true team players to join their program. Highly regarded charter yacht with repeat guests where service is the key to success. Owners are very engaging with the crew and crew need to be able to hold a conversation with guests. FOR STEW: knowledge of food/wine is required and barista skills are an advantage. Chief Stew candidates must have previous experience in all aspects of interior management, charter account keeping, silver service, and contacts with provisioners, and interior service providers preferably in the Caribbean and Med. FOR ENG: Y3 or equivalent is required, MTU engine course is a plus. Looking for a self-motivated, hands on engineer preferably with a trade background prior to yachting. Previous chief engineer experience on similar size vessels is a plus, or 2nd engineer on larger vessels will be considered with good references from previous chief engineer. This is a non-smoking yacht.
ITINERARY: Crossing to FL in OCT for winter season
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: October 2019 – Genoa, Italy

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US ESTATE MANAGER ASSISTANT

POSITION: Need a US ESTATE MANAGER ASSISTANT for a Boca Raton residence. Position will work alongside estate manager, housekeeping team of four, nanny, and full time teacher to uphold high standards for this newly constructed home. M-F staggered shifts that could change daily AND on-call rotational weekend shifts. Exceptional laundry, organizational, and inventory skills are required. This position will assist Estate Manager with checking on primaries, serving coffee/lunches, some general housekeeping tasks, and greeting guests. Candidates need to be switched on and able to complete projects and tasks with little to no supervision. This position will be also assisting with dinner parties and events at the home so needs to be presentable and friendly with good attitude!
TRAVEL: *May be required*
BENEFITS: Full health after 60 days and paid vacation
DURATION: Permanent / NON LIVE IN
REQUIREMENTS: vehicle, US Passport or Green Card, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: October/November 2019 – Boca Raton, FL

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US ESTATE CHEF

POSITION: Need a US ESTATE CHEF for Boca Raton residence. Home is ideally looking for Chef with nutrition background, but those versed in healthy cuisines are also welcome to apply. Must be a flexible and professional team player that wants to nourish the family of 5 with a healthy and flavorful cuisine. Chef reports directly to Estate Manager but works closely with Mrs. Menu planning, provisioning and meal prepping for staff is required. Candidates must be available during some weekends for special events and holiday entertaining. Finally, Chef must be comfortable with children in kitchen.
TRAVEL: *May be required*
BENEFITS: Full health offered
DURATION: Permanent, NON LIVE IN*
REQUIREMENTS: CAR, US Passport or Green Card, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: Oct 2019 – Boca Raton, FL

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DECK/STEW 40M

POSITION: Need a DECK/STEW for 40M private vessel. Need a team player who is comfortable on both interior and exterior. Great owners who like the outdoors! Someone who loves fishing and diving would be a plus. Leaving for 6 month long Caribbean trip in October.
ITINERARY: World Cruising
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: October 2019, Fort Lauderdale

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CAPTAIN 500T – 38M

POSITION: Need a 500T CAPTAIN for a 38M private, foreign flag vessel. Need someone who is professional, team player and stable. There is a 86ft Sportfish that follows. Owner has very little turnover!
ITINERARY: Winter/Summer-South Florida/Caribbean/Bahamas
DURATION: Permanent
REQUIREMENTS: Current 500T, loss free, US Passport or B1B2, STCW, ENG1, no visible tattoos, non smoker, healthy and a clean background check.
START DATE/LOCATION: October 2019, Fort Lauderdale

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