Operations Assistant for Boat Hire Company

Le Boat


Full Time Permanent Contact: Sheila Bartlett


Position:              Operations Assistant for Boat Hire Company Le Boat

Location:             Laggan Boat Base, Laggan Locks, Caledonian Canal

Department:      Operations

Salary:                Dependant on age and experience

Start Date:          September 2021

Contract type:   Fixed Term Permanant: From September 2021, 3 month trial period.

Hours:   37.5 hours per week, will include Saturday’s & bank holidays 

Le Boat, part of Travelopia, is Europe’s leading provider of boating holidays with more than 40 years experience. Operating in 8 countries, with a fleet of over 900 charter boats, we attract customers from all over the world and are passionate about providing outstanding quality and service.

Please visit our website for more details (link removed)


Main tasks will be the external cleanliness of the boats according to the standards of the company, the pumping out and re-fueling of the boats. Assisting in the briefing and handover experience given to clients when they arrive at their boat, this may involve giving boat demonstrations – training will be provided internally

You must be a passionate and hardworking individual who preferably has experience of working in a busy boating environment, looking to join a great team within a successful and growing business.

Are you ready to take up new challenges and to make a difference?

Main Duties

Exterior cleaning of boats
Pumping out of boats
Re-fuelling of boats
Maintain and repair the extras reserved by customers: bicycles, BBQ’s
Support the technical team if necessary on the preparation of boats during major departure days (checking gas, ropes, filling water tanks, etc.)
Participate in the winterisation work on the boats at the beginning of the season as well as the winterisation work at the end of the season
Support the client’s needs where necessary
Participate in any other tasks directly or indirectly related to the base

Skills Required

Additional Information

·         Available to work weekends & bank holidays

·         Daily working time will be subject to the company and customers’ needs.


Please apply by sending a covering letter and CV to Sheila Bartlett 

email: (link removed)


Methodical and meticulous
Willing to learn how to deliver boat demonstrations to clients
Need to be customer focused and friendly 
A passion for boating and relevant experience
Existing knowledge of the Caledonian Canal an advantage
Experience of working on boats advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided

A good team player

Current Driving Licence essential as public transport is sporadic

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