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Assistant Marina Manager

Location: Ridgedale, MO
Department: Marina
Posted: 01-07-2019
Location Name: BCL
Wage: Depends on Experience
Position Type: Full Time
Shift: Varies

Position Summary: To oversee guest and associate needs for the Marina Operation, making changes to ensure these needs are met.

Essential Functions:

  • Support Marina Ops Manager and Big Cedar Executive Team in implementing company direction and policies.

  • Oversee marina facility, (docks, retail space, launching ramps, and shoreline) to ensure physical assets are in working order.

  • Moving docks as lake levels fluctuate, to ensure access at all times.

  • Be proactive when addressing maintenance issues

  • Maintain rental fleet, (pontoons, fishing, runabouts, personal watercraft, canoes, kayaks and paddleboats)

  • Attention to detail regarding cleanliness of entire facility, rental fleet, and guest areas.

  • Manage associates, schedules, training, disciplinary actions, all in a manner in line with budgeted levels.

  • Manage reservation system for boat rentals, slip rentals, and campground rentals.

  • Be proficient in POS systems in retail store.

  • Help in recruiting top notch seasonal associates to create dynamic team environment.

  • Keep stock levels of retail items consistent and appropriate

  • Manage merchandise inventories and back stock.

  • Ability to interact with guests/customers as an example for your team to follow.

  • Show facility/docks/boat slips to prospective tenants for annual lease.

  • Cultivate strong relationship with our partners/Army Corps of Engineers

  • Hold accountable our Independent Contractors who deliver services such as fishing guides and ski schools.

  • Address issues for annual and overnight boat slip tenants.

  • Practice good stewardship of company assets, and equipment.

  • Adapt and overcome when faced with daily challenges

  • Always mindful as to weather conditions affecting rentals, marina facility, guest and associate safety.

  • Look for areas of potential revenue growth.

  • Promote excellent working relationships with in-house engineering staff as well as outside vendors/contractors.

  • Remember who we are and what we represent in all interactions.

  • Uphold importance of being a team player

  • Support Clean Marina initiative that is keeping with Company motto “Everyone lives downstream”

  • Will perform other duties as required.


Candidate Profile: To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to communicate clearly and effectively with guests and associates. The employee is occasionally required to: climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and /or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Previous customer service or reception experience, excellent communication and customer service skills, and strong organizational and computer skills are required.

  • Class E License Required, CDL w/ passenger endorsement preferred.

  • Boaters Registration Card


Skills and Knowledge

  • Writing- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

    Basic Computer Skills - Using basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).

  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology.

  • Analytical/Critical Thinking - The ability to gather and organize information using a logical and systematic process; examine data to identify implications, problems and draw appropriate conclusions; generate alternative solutions to problems; evaluate strengths, weaknesses and consequences of alternative solutions and approaches to solving problems.

  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

  • Number Facility - The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.

  • Originality - The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about products, services or situations, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.