These job listings were current as of December 1, 2018


CAPTAIN 
SoundWaters
We are seeking a qualified licensed captain for our 80’, three-masted schooner. SoundWaters is a nonprofit education organization based in Stamford, Connecticut whose mission is to protect Long Island Sound through Education and Action.
SoundWaters serves more than 6,000 student and adult passengers annually. She is a steel-hulled, three-masted, gaff-rigged schooner launched in 1986 and certified to carry up to 42 passengers. SoundWaters sails from Stamford Harbor and visits ports in Connecticut and New York.
Shipboard programs focus on marine science and include plankton collection, water quality, human impact, and a trawl net. In addition, SoundWaters delivers leadership training programs, private charters and public sails.
The Captain is a seasonal position beginning on February 26, 2019 and ending on December 20, 2019. The Captain is responsible for the safe operation of the vessel, ship maintenance, and regulation compliance. S/he trains and manages a crew of six. The Captain establishes and maintains constructive, supportive relationships with the Lead Educator who is responsible for shipboard programs. The Captain maintains excellent relationships with the crew and promotes open communication and feedback.
The successful candidate will possess exemplary leadership abilities, strong interpersonal skills, an unwavering commitment to safety, and a passion for education. S/he will have a proven record of success on vessels with an education focus.
For more information, please send cover letter and resume to:
Capt. Michael Bagley
mbagley@soundwaters.org

CAPTAIN, MATE
SSV Matthew Turner
Call of the Sea is looking for a Captain and Mate for their brand-new 132' brigantine Matthew Turner beginning in March-April 2019. Accepting applications now for 100-ton Near Coastal and Oceans license holders.
For more information, please send cover letter and resume to:
Call of the Sea
3020 Bridgeway #278
Sausalito, CA 94965
email: info@callofthesea.org

MATE
Schooner Roseway
Job includes all aspects of tall ship sailing, both coastal and offshore, as well as an ability and desire to work with kids of all ages in both day and overnight programs. They must be an enthusiastic, flexible, and energetic leader with experience in the industry.
Applicants must have appropriate licensing, current STCW and have experience in the maritime industry, preferably on tall ships.
Position requires 7 to 8 months a year, on rotation, including dental, life, and health insurance, travel reimbursement, as well as room and board on the ship. Pay is commensurate with experience.
Apply online at:
https://worldoceanschool.org/get-on-board/opportunities/jobs

SECOND MATE / EDUCATION OFFICER
Kalmar Nyckel
The Second Mate/Education Officer is responsible for leading a navigational watch when voyaging and coordinating on-board education programs and/or managing the deck during daysails.  Medical skills and bosun skills a plus.  All officers on the Kalmar Nyckel work closely with our volunteer crew.  A small portion of each day will involve administrative duties.  STCW preferred.  This position is for the 2019 sailing season: contract is mid-March through early November. 
Send resumes to:
captainsharon@kalmarnyckel.org

SECOND MATE
Schooner AJ Meerwald
The Second Mate helps coordinate vessel operations and participates in onboard and shore-based programming. This position does not require a license, but possession of 100 ton captain’s license with sail endorsement is preferred and results in increased salary. Experience operating and maintaining a traditionally rigged sailing vessel is required. Diesel engine maintenance skills and education experience a plus. Can be combined with the Bosun or Engineer positions for additional pay with adequate experience.
All positions are paid, with room and board provided aboard the AJ Meerwald. All positions (with the exception of interns) typically run the entire season, from early April until early November, though applicants seeking shorter contracts will still be considered.
If interested, please email your resume and three references to Ali Place at education@bayshorecenter.org.

MATE / EDUCATOR
Carlyn
Salish Sea Expeditions is seeking a Mate to join our team for the 2019 Spring sailing season aboard Carlyn. This position requires a 50 ton Inland Masters license (or greater) with sail endorsement. Mate duties include, but are not limited to: instructing and overseeing staff students in proper vessel operation, presenting nautical science topics both in the classroom and on the vessel, and teaching a variety of sailing + navigation classes while underway. The Mate directly supports the Captain and works as a team with the Captain and Deckhand in order to ensure a safe environment on the vessel and to address any maintenance of the vessel that is necessary. 
If interested, please fill out the online application at https://www.salish.org/jobs/ and send your resume & cover letter to jobs@salish.org

ENGINEER
Schooner Roseway
Reporting directly to the Captain, this person will play a key role in the operation of the schooner Roseway. The position demands experience with marine systems, excellent communication skills, ability to make independent decisions as well as follow orders, and a strong commitment to the safety of the vessel, its passengers, and its crew.
Three years of relevant experience.
Apply online at:
https://worldoceanschool.org/get-on-board/opportunities/jobs

BOSUN
Schooner AJ Meerwald
The Bosun is responsible for overseeing and conducting maintenance of sails, rigging, and hull. The Bosun also participates in onboard and shore-based programming. Marlinspike seamanship and other bosunry skills aboard a traditionally rigged sailing vessel are required. Education experience is a plus.
All positions are paid, with room and board provided aboard the AJ Meerwald. All positions (with the exception of interns) typically run the entire season, from early April until early November, though applicants seeking shorter contracts will still be considered.
If interested, please email your resume and three references to Ali Place at education@bayshorecenter.org.

ENGINEER

Schooner AJ Meerwald
The Engineer is responsible for overseeing and conducting maintenance of engineering systems, including engine, generator, electrical, bilge system, and water and fuel tanks. The Engineer also participates in onboard and shore-based programming. Marine engineering skills and experience working aboard a traditionally rigged sailing vessel are required. Education experience is a plus.
All positions are paid, with room and board provided aboard the AJ Meerwald. All positions (with the exception of interns) typically run the entire season, from early April until early November, though applicants seeking shorter contracts will still be considered.
If interested, please email your resume and three references to Ali Place at education@bayshorecenter.org.

EDUCATION COORDINATOR

Schooner AJ Meerwald
The EdCo oversees and facilitates educational programs aboard the AJ Meerwald and on shore. The EdCo assists with program preparation, evaluations, ticket sales, merchandise, and all other shipboard administrative tasks. Position requires environmental education experience, strong environmental ethic, flexibility, and a positive attitude. A bachelor’s degree in education, environmental science, or a related field a plus. Experience working aboard a traditionally rigged sailing vessel a plus.
All positions are paid, with room and board provided aboard the AJ Meerwald. All positions (with the exception of interns) typically run the entire season, from early April until early November, though applicants seeking shorter contracts will still be considered.
If interested, please email your resume and three references to Ali Place at education@bayshorecenter.org.

ONBOARD EDUCATION COORDINATOR
Sloop Clearwater
Onboard Education Coordinators live aboard the sloop Clearwater while teaching environmental education programs daily. Responsibilities include leading large group activities on the ship, training crew and volunteers to teach environmental curriculum, operating a trawl net, singing songs, serving as a public spokesperson for Clearwater, and working in close collaboration with our captains. Candidates should have a degree in education, natural sciences, environment studies, or related fields and several years of classroom or outdoor teaching experience. Applicants must be motivated, in good physical condition, enjoy public speaking, have experience with environmental topics, and love to teach. Sailing and musical experience are extremely helpful too!
This is a full-time paid position beginning in March 2019 and ending in November 2019.
Please submit your completed application, a resume, and cover letter to: educator@clearwater.org with the subject line: "Onboard Educator- CW".

DECKHAND
Pride of Baltimore II
Pride is accepting applications for the shipboard position of deckhand for the 2019 season in the Great Lakes. Up-rig will start in February. Applicants should submit a cover letter & resume. For the cover letter, please describe what you would bring to the ship & the mission. Applicants must be US citizens or posses authorization to work in the US.
This post is seasonal.
Apply by emailing a cover letter & resume to Captain Miles at Jan@pride2.org.

DECKHAND / EDUCATOR 

Schooner AJ Meerwald
Responsibilities of a Deckhand/Educator include participating in onboard and shore-based programming and participating in vessel maintenance and operations. A strong environmental ethic, plenty of stamina, flexibility, and a positive attitude are required. Environmental education experience and experience working aboard a traditionally rigged sailing vessel are strongly recommended.
All positions are paid, with room and board provided aboard the AJ Meerwald. All positions (with the exception of interns) typically run the entire season, from early April until early November, though applicants seeking shorter contracts will still be considered.
If interested, please email your resume and three references to Ali Place at education@bayshorecenter.org.

DECKHAND / EDUCATOR INTERN
Schooner AJ Meerwald
Responsibilities of a Deckhand/Educator Intern include participating on onboard and shore-based programming and participating in vessel maintenance and operations. A strong environmental ethic, plenty of stamina, flexibility, and a positive attitude are required. Environmental education experience and experience working aboard a traditionally rigged sailing vessel are a plus. Interns serve for a 2-3 month period during the sailing season, with openings available starting in early April.
All positions are paid, with room and board provided aboard the AJ Meerwald. All positions (with the exception of interns) typically run the entire season, from early April until early November, though applicants seeking shorter contracts will still be considered.
If interested, please email your resume and three references to Ali Place at education@bayshorecenter.org.

COOK
Schooner AJ Meerwald
The Cook is responsible for providing three healthy meals for a crew of 8-10 people each day, while providing for dietary restrictions. Other responsibilities include meal planning, budgeting, provisioning, and overseeing sanitation and cleanliness of the galley. Experience cooking for groups of people is required, working on board a traditionally rigged sailing vessel is a plus.
All positions are paid, with room and board provided aboard the AJ Meerwald. All positions (with the exception of interns) typically run the entire season, from early April until early November, though applicants seeking shorter contracts will still be considered.
If interested, please email your resume and three references to Ali Place at education@bayshorecenter.org.

LOGISTICS / GALLEY COORDINATOR
Carlyn
Salish Sea Expeditions is seeking a Logistics/Galley Coordinator to join our team aboard Carlyn for the 2019 spring season. Logistics & Galley Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating pre-trip and day-to-day food and supply details for 3-5 day science education programs and day sail events aboard the vessel. This position will be split with approximately 30% of time in the on land and 70% onboard the vessel. Onboard the vessel, the Galley & Logistics Coordinator will be responsible for preparing lunches and snacks for all participants, organizing foods so they can be divided for the group camping onshore as well as the group sleeping on the boat in the evening. In addition, this position will assist marine educators & sailing crew where needed.
If interested, please fill out the online application at https://www.salish.org/jobs/ and send your resume & cover letter to jobs@salish.org

ALL POSITIONS
Schooner Adventuress
Sound Experience is seeking applicants for all positions for the 2019 sailing season.  Crew must be at least 18 & submit to background check. Sound Experience sails the historic schooner Adventuress to educate, inspire, and empower an inclusive community that works to improve our marine environment and celebrates our maritime heritage.  For job descriptions, season details and how to apply please visit SoundExp.org and click on “About Us” and then “Employment Opportunities”  b



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