Sailboat Rigger

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Larsen Marine is one of the largest full-service marinas on this side of Lake Michigan. With more than 90 years of experience serving boaters, we have become a trusted name in the industry. We are looking for motivated people to join our team of the best marine professionals on the Great Lakes. Our team members have access to an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid holidays, sick time, and paid time off.

The Sailboat Rigger’s responsibility is to perform the duties below related to rigging sailboats on a regular basis and meet customer satisfaction standards as well as company sales and safety requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Step and unstep masts
  2. Tune standing rigging
  3. Rig sailboats masts and run rigging including installing hardware
  4. Connect and troubleshoot mast lights and wiring
  5. Install booms and sails
  6. Service winches and furling systems both manual and electrical
  7. Service lifelines, lifeline gates, and deck hardware
  8. Perform minor carpentry and painting on an as-needed basis
  9. Operate sailboats, lift trucks, hydraulic trailers, travel lift hoist, mast crane, and work boat
  10. Make up to specification new rigging
  11. Move and launch boats, deliver boats port to port, check and safely secure boats moored at our docks
  12. Perform other duties as assigned or apparent

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Act with the highest level of integrity and maintain a positive attitude
  • High school diploma required
  • Experience in the performance of jobs related to maintenance and repair
  • Rigging skills essential for the job
  • Ability to read and understand maintenance manuals
  • Must provide his/her personal tools essential for the job
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the job, including good mobility and lifting ability
  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Valid drivers license with safe driving record
  • Must be able to complete assigned work in an efficient and timely manner
  • Strong work ethic and personal commitment
  • Ability to work in a team environment to achieve team, department, and company goals
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work independently
  • Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work

Parent Company Summary

TopSide Marinas was cofounded in 2020 as a family-owned company that acquires, owns, and operates high-quality marinas across the country. Our mission is to foster a high-quality environment where our members and guests can create lifelong memories, relax, enjoy life, and be healthy. Each of our marinas provide exceptional service, hospitality, and enthusiasm to serve your needs on and off the water. We want our members and guests to feel right at home. We care about the property’s team members by providing competitive wages, excellent healthcare coverage, and supporting a hospitable culture.


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