Job Openings: Fishers Island Harbor Committee’s Bay Patrol

The Fishers Island Harbor Committee is in need of two new Bay Patrol people for the summer.

Some requirements for the job include:

  • Access to a boat and motor of their own
  • NYS Safe Boating Certificate
  • supply evidence that they have good experience on the water

The full time pays $2,500 with a small stipend for boat and motor service and fuel up to $100.

The part-time at $1,250 and has a scaled-back service and fuel stipend.

Weekends are the busiest time on the water. We provide shirts and hats for identification and rules for on the water harbor management. Schedules for the water patrols will be furnished. The Harbor Committee will interview all applicants.

About the positions: During the summer months, Fishers Island has many summer residents and visiting groups who love to use West Harbor as a summer retreat. The Fishers Island Harbor Committee has jurisdiction over these waters and is responsible for its careful and safe use. The moorings and Bay Patrol folks have for many years kept West Harbor a safe and clean harbor for all to use.

Pirates Cove Marine installs the annual sticker on all mooring in West Harbor. The stickers indicate the owner has paid the 2019 yearly fee and the gear and tackle has been inspected and is approved for use.

The Bay Patrol start time is early June based on weather and traffic in the harbor. The last days are usually the end of September.

Weekends and holidays are usually the heaviest. Some traffic during the summer comes in just before dark and tries to field an open mooring.

If you are interested in a position with the Harbor Committee please contact:

Elbert Burr
elbyburr@comcast.net

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