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Now Hiring Customer Service Representatives 0

Now Hiring Customer Service Representatives

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in Blog

Seattle’s #1 Land & Water Tour is now hiring customer service representatives. Did you know we’re open year-round? Come be part of our team! The goal every day with every guest is to deliver a fun, educational and memorable experience that does not just meet, but exceeds our guests’ expectations! As a member of our Customer Service team, you’ll be selling tickets in our box office, answering phones, tearing tickets and working at our retail location with a fun group of people! If you’re interested in working for one of the fastest-growing and most fun attractions in Seattle, send us your resume to tiffany@ridetheducksofseattle.com with subject: Seattle Ducks! In your email, please tell us why you think you’d be a great addition to our team. We’ll be reviewing your application for customer service skills, positive attitude and the ability to work well in a busy environment. We’re looking to fill both full-time and part-time positions, as well as weekend work. Excellent performance can lead to full time year-round employment opportunities and we love to promote from within! Our mission at Ride the Ducks of Seattle is to deliver safe, wholesome, family entertainment that will be enjoyed by guests of all ages. Have questions? Give us a call at...

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Ride the Ducks is Hiring! 0

Ride the Ducks is Hiring!

Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in Blog

Ride the Ducks is looking for qualified candidates to become Captains and Tour Guides.    Do you have a passion for people? Do you think that Seattle is the best city on earth, and are proud to show it off? Do you want an office with a view without ever sitting at a desk? If you answered “Yes!” to one or more of these questions, we want to meet you! Ride the Ducks of Seattle is currently seeking qualified individuals for the #1 Land & Water Tour in Seattle. We are hiring for two different positions: Tour Guides and Captains/Drivers.   Captain/Driver Qualifications: Have the ability to execute safe driving skills in all situations and conditions Possess excellent communication and people skills Possess self-motivation to improve, grow and exceed beyond normal expectations Be physically able and qualified to drive a Commercial Motor Vehicle Have the physical ability to bend, stoop, lift yourself into and out of the Duck, slide under a Duck vehicle during twice-daily inspections, and the ability to pull or lift 30 lbs. of weight if required Be at least 21 years of age in order to obtain a Class C Commercial Driver’s License with passenger endorsement (extensive classroom and on the road training provided). If not currently holding a Merchant...

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Want to Become a Duck Captain? We’re Hiring! 0

Want to Become a Duck Captain? We’re Hiring!

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in Blog, Uncategorized

We’re looking for enthusiastic people who want to join our amazing cast of Captains at Ride the Ducks of Seattle! If you answered ‘YES!’ to all of these questions, we want to hear from you! Ride the Ducks is Seattle’s #1 Land & Water Tour and we’re currently hiring enthusiastic, outgoing, conscientious and responsible individuals for our 2015 season. In this unique position, you’ll have a lot of fun, never be bored and you’ll never experience the same day twice. – Full-time & part-time positions available – Competitive wages plus gratuities, spiff bonuses and seasonal incentives – If you currently hold a 50 Ton License or higher, additional compensation given We provide all safety, driving, maritime and tour/entertainment training necessary. However, some prerequisite boating experience is required to qualify. Interested? Email your resume with a cover letter describing your boating experience to: careers@ridetheducksofseattle.com For more information, please call...

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Name A Duck Winners! 0

Name A Duck Winners!

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Blog

Thank you to everyone who helped us Name our Ducks! You hashtagged, commented, and mailed in your votes, now it’s in to the finals round! Voting will continue on our Name a Duck promotion going on this summer! Our first winners are PIKE PLACE PATTI and ALKI ALI! Pike Place Patti received 62.9 percent of the votes defeating the name Gum Wall Gracie and Alki Ali had 51.7% of the votes to narrowly defeat GOLD RUSH GABBY. Mara Martin and Sharon Rugh are our first winners, they’ll receive a year-long pass to Ride the Ducks of Seattle and 4 tickets to ride at the naming ceremony of Pike Place Patti! Our next round of voting is between Aurora Bridgett and Puget Sound Polly. Which name will prevail? That’s up to you to decide. You can vote on our Facebook...

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17 Essential Seattle Summer Activities! 0

17 Essential Seattle Summer Activities!

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Blog

The bluest skies you’ve ever seen are in Seattle! There is no better place to be than in Seattle during the summer. As the weather warms up and you’re looking to shake off those winter blues, here are some activities for your consideration. There’s no reason to be bored this summer! Start planning now! 17. Museum of Pop Culture Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) was designed by Frank Gehry and is housed in a building that has been voted both one of the most beautiful buildings in the world and also the ugliest. You’ll have to decide for yourself. What’s inside the building is an amazing museum filled to the brim with musical artifacts from legendary Seattle rock stars like Nirvana and Jimi Hendrix. The wonders don’t end there! They also have iconic artifacts from the worlds of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror! There is something for everyone at the MoPOP. Make sure to stop by! 16. Camp Long “I went camping in West Seattle this weekend!” “Oh, sounds fun! Wait.. what??” That’s right folks! You can camp in a tent in West Seattle at Camp Long! Camp Long is a 68 acre park that invites guests to stay overnight and enjoy nature without having to drive out of...

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We’ve got the Wackiest Captains Around! 0

We’ve got the Wackiest Captains Around!

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in Blog

“I got invited to join a small group of relatives on the Ducks tour. We were all visiting from out of town for a Seattle wedding. A quick check on TripAdvisor convinced me to join in. The Duck drivers not only are enthusiastic but versatile – part bus driver, part tour guide, part stand up comic, part music DJ and of course they are also Coast Guard Certified boat captains.” – BuckeyeBob, Ohio Whether you call it the fastest truck in the water or the slowest boat on the road, it takes a special quality to take the helm of a DUKW! Our Captains are ambassadors of Seattle and some of the most entertaining people around! They each complete a rigorous training program and hold a 25-ton Merchant Mariner Masters’ license as well as a commercial driver’s license. In addition, they each bring their own personality to their tour and come from many different backgrounds; golf pro, radio DJ, military veteran and an actual clown to name a few! To learn more about our Wacky Captains and what makes them so unique, click...

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