We’re Hiring!

Marine Technician

Yacht StarShip Dining Cruises and Events operates Florida’s largest and premier fleet of dining and wedding yachts sailing out of Tampa Channelside and Clearwater Marina. Our dining cruises consist of lunch and dinner cruises, private events, corporate functions, social gatherings, beautiful weddings, and much more. Yacht StarShip also owns and operates Pirate Water Taxi with a fleet of 6 water taxis, the Lost Pearl pirate ship, Bay Rocket jet-propelled speed boat, and Tampa Riverwalk Rentals offering bicycle, kayak, and paddle board rentals.

We are currently searching for a seasoned marine maintenance technician.

  • Looking for someone who is experienced in general maintenance, general knowledge of plumbing, electrical, engine service, and use of power tools.
  • General cleanup on a daily basis. Looking for someone that is willing to work hard and learn.
  • General maintenance on vessel fleet, offices, and docks. General knowledge of prep and paint work is needed.
  • Daily duties will include assisting the marine engineers in servicing the boats along with cleaning and organizing.
  • A fun work environment with no 2 days doing the same thing! Mostly outdoor work.
  • The position is at our Tampa location.
  • The position is full-time.

Two schedules available:

  • Sunday – Thursday
  • Tuesday – Saturday

Outboard engine experience is a big plus!


  • A full suite of insurance benefits for you to choose from for your AND your family effective after only 30 days!
  • All employees receive complimentary dinner cruise tickets, Pirate Water Taxi passes, and matching 401k options (over age 21) after 6 months.
  • We are proud to be a drug-free employer regulated by the United States Coast Guard.
  • Fantastic company, with terrific benefits, and employee perks!
  • Great job for the right person!
  • Yacht StarShip and Pirate Water Taxi have many great career and advancement opportunities.
  • Not just a job, your future starts here!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $20.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Weekend availability

    Experience: Marine Mechanic: 5 years (Preferred)

    Work Location: In person


    To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to jobs@yachtstarship.com  or click here to complete an online application