Pontoon Saloon Job Opportunities

Enjoy Time on the Water!

Join our fun team, significant income opportunities, unique opportunities and growth potential

Pontoon Saloon has a dedicated team that works together to deliver a premium experience in Nashville. With many options for locals and tourists we go above the bar to ensure a repeatable customer base that is always looking to come back! Crew members must be able to work in a fast-paced atmosphere, enjoy entertaining, are friendly and professional, strive to provide an elite customer service experience all while upholding to a high standard of rules and etiquette aboard the vessels or in the back office.

Open Positions

Masters Captain 25GT minimum (license not required, can train)

We are Nashville’s premier Passenger Vessel in downtown Nashville along the Cumberland River. We provide 2-hour tours from downtown riverfront, our tours include music, capacity up to 45 passengers, BYO, and beer sales options for our guests. We entertain many tourists, bachelor and bachelorette groups, corporate team outings, etc.

Job Description:

Captains are responsible for the safe transportation of guests onboard our vessels as well as meeting the safety requirements, rules, and regulations we abide by to provide a safe and fun environment. Captains will also be actively engaged with guests as we welcome and offload new guests. Work in tandem with the deckhand to clean and prepare the boat for the next cruise. Pay is based on experience, tip split, and hourly / per cruise pay with the opportunity to work 5 days a week. 

Job Requirements: 

  1. Inland waters 25GT or greater masters license 
  2. Experience driving passenger’s vessels is a plus but not required can be trained 
  3. Ability to lift 50 pounds or greater 
  4. Must have a cell phone with texting capabilities and an active email address
  5. Excellent verbal and communication skills
  6. Experience in the tour, service, entertainment, or music industry is preferred but not required
  7. Must be available on the rotation of day & evening weekend shifts including holiday weekends (Friday-Sunday)
  8. Ability to problem solve & think on your feet
  9. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  10. Comfortable being in an authoritative position over groups of people

Cruise Deckhand & Host

We are Nashville’s premier Passenger Vessel in downtown Nashville along the Cumberland River. We provide 2-hour tours from downtown riverfront, our tours include music, capacity up to 45 passengers, BYO, and beer sales options for our guests. We entertain many tourists, bachelor and bachelorette groups, corporate team outings, etc.

Job Description:

We are looking for outgoing, fun, and responsible individuals. Must not be shy, have a desire to entertain, use a microphone to engage with guests, and provide elite customer service and experience all while upholding to a high standard of rules and etiquette aboard the vessels. Significant opportunity to make tips plus base pay per cruise while being outside and enjoying time on the water!

Job Requirements: 

  1. Must have a cell phone with texting capabilities and an active email address
  2. Excellent verbal and communication skills
  3. Experience in the tour, service, entertainment, or music industry is preferred but not required
  4. Understand music flow, Spotify, and entertainment
  5. Flexible schedule with either weekday or weekend availability regularly – can work with your schedule!
  6. Ability to problem solve & think on your feet
  7. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  8. Comfortable being in a host/guide for groups of people
  9. Pass random drug tests and background checks for pre-employment

Customer Experience & Social Media Coordinator

We are Nashville’s premier Passenger Vessel in downtown Nashville along the Cumberland River. We provide 2-hour tours from downtown riverfront, our tours include music, capacity up to 45 passengers, BYO, and beer sales options for our guests. We entertain many tourists, bachelor and bachelorette groups, corporate team outings, etc.

Job Description:

This role is available as a remote position, the preferred location is in or near Nashville to assist, strategize, and meet with team members regularly for training and updates. This position has a focus on the entire customer journey while incorporating marketing and social media responsibilities. Experience with business to consumer and tourism market is a plus but not required. Sales background and experience on phones are also helpful, you’ll be responsible for assisting guests with their reservations, understanding the options available, pricing, and pitching & coordinating our add-on services.  Organized & efficient with computer software such as Google (sheets, docs, forms, etc).

You will support staff with content creation and managing social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, Later). Intermediate Social Media capabilities preferred. You will research and advise on a strategy to maximize social media channels and reach new audiences.

Must work well with others, self-starter, and likes having an opportunity to grow, learn and contribute to a small business! This is a great role for someone who wants a flexible schedule and is interested in a career in sales and marketing.

Hourly Pay + Bonus. Flexible schedule with weekday & weekend availability regularly – can work with your schedule!

Job Requirements: 

  • Thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment
  • Have a clear, professional, and informative communication style
  • Experience in tourism, hospitality, or music industry is preferred but not required
  • Critical thinker & problem solver
  • Self-starter, ability to plan, work on tasks and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge in content creation and social media channels
  • Bonus: experience in advertising, graphic design, Adobe & Canva

Guest Services & Check in Host

We are Nashville’s premier Passenger Vessel in downtown Nashville along the Cumberland River. We provide 2-hour tours from the downtown riverfront, our tours include music, capacity up to 45 passengers, BYO, and beer sales options for our guests. We entertain many tourists, bachelor and bachelorette groups, corporate team outings, etc.

Job Description: Fun seasonal job for anyone wanting to work on the water! You will welcome and check-in guests as they arrive for their Cruise. You will check-in groups, check IDs, and communicate cruise details and safety to all guests. Speak in a clear professional manner when communicating with guests and help with any questions. Communicate with the Captain and Deckhands to board groups in an organized fashion. Assist transient boaters with docking. Check in and Guide these boats to their spots on the dock.

Hourly Pay. Flexible schedule with weekday & weekend availability regularly – can work with your schedule!

Job Requirements: 

  • Must have a cell phone with texting capabilities
  • Experience in the tour and service industry is preferred but is not required
  • Must be available on the rotation of day & evening weekend shifts including a holiday weekends
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Friendly & Fun Energy
  • Must be comfortable with working outside in the summer
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