Busser / Photographer

Website Portland Spirit

Will be directly responsible for the daily guest/photograph services on all Portland Spirit boats for public and private cruises. Position will be directly responsible for supporting the servers in all related styles of service including, but not limited to, table side service and banquet. Main focus will be to ensure customers receive a high level of customer service and true customer satisfaction. Flexible schedule, with availability on weekends, evenings and holidays a must.


  • Assists in marine operations as necessary, including, but not limited to, boat information, safety drills, ship cleanliness, and deckhand duties
  • Assists wait staff in all facets of food and beverage service, including, but not limited to, removal of dirty dishes from tables, refilling of table basics such as bread and water, and supplying of bus station products, such as coffee, cream and service dishes
  • Adhere to side work, set-up and close down, procedures and ensures ship cleanliness
  • Maintains a high level of customer service, including, but not limited to, adhering to uniform policy and tip policy, monitoring product costs, and initiating teamwork
  • Communicates with the Cruise Director as to cruise details as it pertains to service
  • Assists Cruise Director on duty in capacity needed, including, but not limited to, the greeting and seating of guests and service of customers. In addition, to include communicating cruise details as it pertains to service
  • Takes, develops, and sells guest boarding photographs and assists with gift shop operations
  • Responsible for daily record keeping and handling money outlined by the Accounting Department and Service Management.


  • Restaurant or catering background desired (Food handlers card required)
  • Able to carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to repeatedly bend, life, climbing stairs, pushing wheelchairs and standing for extended periods
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to perform proper cash handling procedures
  • Self motivated and self directed
  • Highly skilled in relating to people and work as a team player
  • Entertainment background preferred by not required


  • Pre-employment drug testing
  • Random D.O.T. drug testing
  • Fragrance Free Workplace
  • Schedule varies with season
  • Up to 40 hours per week
  • Includes weekends & holidays


  • Cruise discount
  • Direct deposit
  • Eligible for Health Insurance
  • Eligible for 401k
  • Gift Shop Discount

To apply, please email your resume to [email protected]. In the subject line please indicate which position you are applying for. Applications are found online at portlandspirit.com/careers. If selected for an interview, an application must be completed prior to the interview. Main Office: Portland Spirit, 110 SE Caruthers, Portland, OR 97214.

To apply for this job please visit portlandspirit.com.

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