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Job Title: Marine Service Technician

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled Marine Service Technician to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining various types of marine equipment, including engines, electrical systems, and navigation equipment. The Marine Service Technician will work closely with customers to ensure their boats are in top condition and provide exceptional customer service.


  • Diagnose and repair various types of marine equipment, including engines, electrical systems, and navigation equipment
  • Perform routine maintenance on boats, including oil changes, filter replacements, and fluid checks
  • Install and repair boat accessories, such as radios, GPS systems, and fish finders
  • Communicate with customers to understand their needs and provide exceptional customer service
  • Keep accurate records of all work performed and parts used
  • Ensure all work is completed in a timely and efficient manner
  • Follow all safety procedures and guidelines


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Technical degree or certification in marine mechanics or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in marine service and repair
  • Strong knowledge of marine engines, electrical systems, and navigation equipment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to lift heavy objects and work in tight spaces

Working Conditions: The Marine Service Technician will work primarily in a marine service center or boatyard. The job may require working outdoors in various weather conditions and may involve lifting heavy objects and working in tight spaces. The Marine Service Technician may also be required to work weekends and holidays.

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, dental insurance,

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What is the best way to find and hire a Marine Service Technician near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Marine Service Technician applicants. Employers posting their Marine Service Technician job on Indeed get about 12 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Marine Service Technician applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Marine Service Technician are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 15 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 22 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Marine Service Technician positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Marine Service Technician role?
SMS has 85% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Marine Service Technician job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Marine Service Technicians are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 160% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Marine Service Technician applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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