Careers with Specialty Yachts

Marine Service Lead – Granville Island

An ideal opportunity for a Marine Service Lead in the heart of BC marine community.
Repairs, commissioning, maintenance, upgrades and installations on new and pre-owned yachts at busy Granville Island dealership and brokerage.
A customer advocate, the marine service lead must have strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills and experience with:

  • general repairs
  • marine electrical systems and navigation equipment
  • marine plumbing systems
  • cutting, waxing and bottom painting
  • basic wood and gel coating
  • detailing
  • power and sailboat operations

Must have an understanding of: 

  • mechanical systems and electronics
  • vessel systems and operations

We offer a competitive pay and benefits package. Please forward cover letter with your resume to info@specialty-yachts.com. Please be sure to answer the following questions:

  1. How many years of Marine Service experience do you have?
  2. Do you have the following license or certification: MST or ABYC equivalent?

We thank all applicants in advance. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Yacht Sales Representative

We are growing our sales team! We are looking for experienced and professional sales representatives to introduce customers to the boating lifestyle, generate sales leads and listings and grow existing sales databases. You must be entrepreneurial, motivated, adept at learning and retaining product knowledge and skilled at developing sales and marketing strategies and achieving targets to grow your respective portfolios. Sales is the core function of the company with a reach that extends through Western Canada, Washington and Oregon States. Specialty Yachts is one of Western Canada’s oldest recreational marine companies, representing local and international quality power and sail brands. If you love sales, enjoy being on the water and believe in the value of building long-term relationships, we want to hear from you.

Your role as a Yacht Broker

  • Greet customers to sales office and show boats on Specialty’s docks or other marinas.
  • Communicate daily with current, past and prospective customers by email and telephone.
  • Work collectively with other members of sales team to facilitate listing, sales and closing requirements, including contract development, product quotations, payment collection, sea trials and commissioning.
  • Collaborate with sales, service and administrative team members to organize company requirements, such as marketing communications and events.
  • Prepare for and participate in up to six boat shows a year in BC and Washington State.
  • Manage and grow respective CRM database.

 Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Business/Marketing/Sales certificate preferred.
  • 3+ years in marine industry/consumer luxury product sales.
  • Comfortable handling individual sales in the $150,000 – $2,000,000 range.
  • Boater/familiarity on the water.
  • A self-starter who is driven to close sales. 

Compensation & Benefits
Earnings dependent on experience, focus and commitment to growing portfolio.

  • Extended health plan.
  • Financial support for training that supports agreed personal development plan.
  • Brand new office in the heart of BC’s marine community — Granville Island.

Please forward cover letter with your resume to info@specialty-yachts.com. We thank all applicants in advance. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Yacht Detailer – Granville Island

 If you love boats, are obsessive about cleanliness, have a sharp eye for dirt and dust and are passionate about fine details, we would like you to join our busy team at Granville Island. Our Yacht Detailers ensure our power and sailboats are maintained in show-ready condition year-round. You must:

  • Love the outdoors — when it’s sunny and warm and cold and wet!
  • Enjoy labour-intensive work;
  • Be available three days per week, during daylight hours Monday-Friday and also some weekends.

We are flexible and offer competitive pay. Please forward cover letter with your resume to info@specialty-yachts.com. We thank all applicants in advance. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

We are always keen to hear from those interested in sales, service or administrative careers in the marine industry. Please forward your resume and cover letter to info@specialty-yachts.com.