These job listings were current as of April 1, 2019

CAPTAIN 
Downeast Windjammers
Captains needed for the 151’, four-masted schooner “Margaret Todd” & the 91’ masted schooner “Bailey Louise Todd” in Bar Harbor, Maine as well as our 1912 Lobster Sloop, 48’ schooner and ferries.  They must be hands-on skippers, not afraid to get their hands dirty in outfitting, projects, & a busy sailing schedule on the rockbound, foggy coast of Maine. Spectacular sailing & hard work.  Join our growing company, which also operates coastal passenger ferry service seasonally as well as winter ferry service.  Write a letter of interest & include a resume and a copy of Coast Guard license (minimum 100 ton for “Margaret Todd” and 50 ton for “Bailey Louise Todd”) to:
Capt. Steve Pagels
4master@downeastwindjammer.com
www.downeastwindjammer.com

CAPTAIN
Schooners WOODWIND I and II
Year-round Captain position aboard both of the 74’ schooner Woodwinds in Annapolis. 50 Ton License required. Fun, family run business and fantastic sailing with great customers. Position is available now.
https://www.schoonerwoodwind.com/contact-us/employment/

CAPTAIN
H. Chieftain / L. Washington
Needed May 2, 2019
Requires a valid 100 Ton USCG Captain’s license Near Coastal with Auxiliary Sail endorsement.
The Captain works with the Executive Director to carry out the goals and objectives of the GHHS Board of Directors while operating the vessel in a safe and profitable manner, consistent with the GHHS mission. Ensures safe and effective operation, maintenance, and repair of the vessel. Responsible for oversight of all vessel operations including: personnel, passengers, equipment, financial and legal accountability. Assures compliance with all applicable rules, regulations, and policies set forth by the organization and the US Coast Guard. Maintains a clear and open communication with GHHS administrative team and maintains a high standard of professionalism and training aboard the vessel.
Apply to: Roxie Underwood
(800) 200-5239
runderwood@historicalseaport.org

CHIEF MATE
Schooner Bowdoin
Maine Maritime Academy www.mainemaritime.edu based in Castine, ME is looking for a Chief Mate for the Schooner Bowdoin to work nine months a year (March through November). Benefits include: • health, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance • retirement plan with match • paid vacation, sick, and holiday time • tuition waiver for eligible dependents. Employee must possess a minimum 100 Ton Mate US Coast Guard License, with Auxiliary Sail Endorsement, and be able to enter Canada. Visit https://mainemaritime.edu/employment-at-mma/employment-at-mma/staff-positions/ for job description and application instructions. EOE This post is Full Time.
Apply by e-mail to:
Mikaela Wentworth at HR@mma.edu

CHIEF MATE
H. Chieftain / L. Washington
Needed April 16, 2019
100 Ton U.S.C.G. Mate’s license appropriate for the intended route. License must be endorsed for Sail or Aux. Sail Vessels. Ability to perform the duties of any ship’s officer if needed.
Extensive understanding of sail theory including square rigs. Advanced navigation and boat handling skills. Supports the Captain in conducting safe and effective operation and maintenance of the vessel through crew coordination. Organizes and executes a consistent schedule of crew training to meet GHHS maritime education standards. Creates crew duty assignments including the daily watch bill, emergency station bill, sailing stations, and maintenance project teams. Works with the crew to maintain a safe and respectful environment, helping resolve any interpersonal problems that may occur.
Apply to: Roxie Underwood
(800) 200-5239
runderwood@historicalseaport.org

ENGINEER
Schooner Adventuress
Sound Experience is seeking applications for Engineer for 2019 Sailing Seasons. This is a paid seasonal position. The Engineer should have experience with diesel mechanics, marine electrical systems, plumbing, and enjoy facilitating educational aspects for youth and adults.  Interact positively with youth and adults. Promote Sound Experience programs. Crew must be at least 18, obtain a WA State Food Handler Permit and submit to background check. Visit our website for a detailed job description & how to apply. https://www.soundexp.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/join-our-crew/

ENGINEER
H. Chieftain / L. Washington
Needed April 5, 2019 in Redwood City, CA
Responsible for maintaining and repairing all shipboard electrical and mechanical systems as well as piping, tankage, and pumps. Keeps a neat and tidy engine room, inventory of appropriate spare parts and supplies (including but not limited to filters, lubricants, fuel, oil, and potable water). Maintains a consistent schedule of daily and monthly inspections of all systems. Logs all maintenance and repairs as well as an ongoing list of all engineering projects needing to be done and issues needing to be addressed. Also acts as regular deckhand when not needed for engineering duties.
Apply to: Roxie Underwood
(800) 200-5239
runderwood@historicalseaport.org
 
ENGINEER
Schooner Amistad
The ships engineer will maintain and operate all ships systems and machinery. Experience with 12, 24 and 220v. electrical as well as small diesel propulsion and generation engines. The engineer will be required to assist in sail handling, standing watch and training deckhands in operation of ships systems. Amistad has a full schedule of sailing with school groups on Long Island Sound. These are live-aboard full-time positions. Pay is very competitive in the industry.
Please submit resume, references and inquiry to Captain Rose Witte
Captainrosewitte@discoveringamistad.org

ENGINEER
H. Chieftain / L. Washington
Needed April 28, 2019 & July 09, 2019
Responsible for maintaining and repairing all shipboard electrical and mechanical systems as well as piping, tankage, and pumps. Keeps a neat and tidy engine room, inventory of appropriate spare parts and supplies (including but not limited to filters, lubricants, fuel, oil, and potable water). Maintains a consistent schedule of daily and monthly inspections of all systems. Logs all maintenance and repairs as well as an ongoing list of all engineering projects needing to be done and issues needing to be addressed. Coordinates maintenance schedule with the First Mate and Engineering Advisory Committee members to avoid interrupting ship’s operations. Also acts as regular deckhand when not needed for engineering duties.
Apply to: Roxie Underwood
(800) 200-5239
runderwood@historicalseaport.org

SECOND MATE
Schooner Bowdoin
Employee is responsible as third in command of the Academy Schooner Bowdoin.  100 Ton Near Coastal Mate License with Auxiliary Sail endorsement is preferred.  Employee has a moderate degree of public contact representing the Academy.  Must be able to enter Canada and hold a current passport.  Temporary position beginning May 1, 2019 and ending July 31, 2019.  Compensation: $1070.00 semi-monthly.  Meals provided while underway.
For complete job descriptions as well as application instructions and forms, please visit https://mainemaritime.edu/employment-at-mma/.  EOE

SECOND MATE
H. Chieftain / L. Washington
USCG 100-ton NC mates license is preferred. Lesser licensing or AB is required. BST, radar operators certificate, FCC Radio Operators permit preferred.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience aboard traditional sailing vessels. Demonstrated knowledge of the operation of square-rigged vessels. Proven ability to conduct themselves and instill in others a sense of professionalism. Experience with educational programs conducted aboard traditional sailing vessels or in shoreside experiential education programs. The second mate assists the captain and first mate with overseeing deck operations, training crew, ensuring best safety practices are followed, directing maintenance projects, and providing quality customer service to our guests.
Apply to: Roxie Underwood
(800) 200-5239
runderwood@historicalseaport.org

SECOND MATE / BOSUN
Schooner Amistad
needed to lead sail transitions and maintenance projects under the supervision of the first mate.
Amistad has a full schedule of sailing with school groups on Long Island Sound. These are live-aboard full-time positions. Pay is very competitive in the industry.
Please submit resume, references and inquiry to Captain Rose Witte
Captainrosewitte@discoveringamistad.org

THIRD MATE
H. Chieftain / L. Washington
USCG 100 ton NC mates license is preferred. Lesser licensing or AB is required. BST, radar operators certificate, FCC Radio Operators permit preferred.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience aboard traditional sailing vessels. Demonstrated knowledge of the operation of square-rigged vessels. Proven ability to conduct themselves and instill in others a sense of professionalism. Experience with educational programs conducted aboard traditional sailing vessels or in shoreside experiential education programs The 3rd Mate assists the captain and 1st mate with overseeing deck operations, training crew, ensuring best safety practices are followed, directing maintenance projects, and providing quality customer service to our guests.
Apply to: Roxie Underwood
(800) 200-5239
runderwood@historicalseaport.org

THIRD MATE
Schooner Bowdoin
Employee is responsible as fourth in command of the Academy Schooner Bowdoin.  100 Ton Mate US Coast Guard License, with Auxiliary Sail Endorsement preferred.  Employee has a moderate degree of public contact representing the Academy.  Must be able to enter Canada and hold a current passport.  Temp. position beginning April 1 and ending July 31, 2019.  Compensation: $985.00 semi-monthly.  Meals provided while underway.
For complete job descriptions as well as application instructions and forms, please visit https://mainemaritime.edu/employment-at-mma/.  EOE

BOSUN
H. Chieftain / L. Washington
Needed July 09, 2019
Responsible for the ongoing maintenance and repair of the hull, deck, rigging, and sails of the vessel. Works closely with the master and mate to coordinate maintenance priorities with available materials and labor. Conducts monthly rig inspections to identify current and upcoming repair needs. Keeps a record of all maintenance issues identified, projects completed, and an inventory of supplies on hand. As able, provides training to crew to complete projects and understand the complex nature of rigging and vessel maintenance. An ideal candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge of 18th century rigging, woodworking techniques, sail repair, and tool maintenance.
Apply to: Roxie Underwood
(800) 200-5239
runderwood@historicalseaport.org
 
COOK
H. Chieftain / L. Washington
Needed April 28, 2019
Responsible for providing the crew (both paid and volunteer) with three nutritionally-balanced meals per day plus snacks and beverages as appropriate. Occasionally the cook may be asked to provide one or more meals to paying passengers or for special events as requested by Marine Operations and the Executive director. Cooks are responsible for provisioning the vessel with food and cleaning supplies. They will maintain a log of expenditures to assure the Captain and Bookkeeper that they are provisioning appropriately and within budget.
Apply to: Roxie Underwood
(800) 200-5239
runderwood@historicalseaport.org

COOK
Tall Ship Providence
The newly rebuilt and re-rigged square Tops’l Sloop Providence seeks a cook for passage from Wiscasset, Maine, to Alexandria, Virginia. Must be capable and comfortable on deck and aloft, and willing to assist historical interpreters with public tours in port stops, including retail support. Dates: May 15 to June 29.
For pay and other details send resume, references and cover letter to: careers@tallshipprovidence.org.

GALLEY COORDINATOR
Schooner Adventuress
Sound Experience is seeking applications for Galley Coordinator for the 2019 sailing seasons. Season 1: (April 22- July 22). This is a paid seasonal position. Responsible for overall food service on Adventuress. Ability to cook quality vegetarian meals for 12 to 37 people with limited budget and volunteer/donor support. Includes shopping, monitoring budget, inventory, meal planning and maintaining relationships with food donors including farms and bakeries. Interact positively with youth and adults. Include participants in shipboard meal prep. Promote SE programs. Crew must be at least 18, obtain a WA State Food Handler Permit and submit to background check. Visit our website for a detailed job description & how to apply. https://www.soundexp.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/join-our-crew/

PURSER
H. Chieftain / L. Washington
Needed April 28, 2019
Responsible for the accurate tracking, recording, and reporting of all income and expenses aboard the vessel. Oversees the gainful operations of the ship’s store, admissions, donations, sailing end educational program fees, as well as ship-related expenses. Generates daily and weekly reports of income as well as weekly expenditure reports to be mailed to the operations office. Ensures that all ship’s officers understand and follow protocol for proper handling of funds. Provides a welcoming atmosphere for guests in the ships’ store and positively represents GHHS to the general public.
Apply to: Roxie Underwood
(800) 200-5239
runderwood@historicalseaport.org

STEWARD
Schooner Bowdoin
Employee reports to the Chief Mate or his designated subordinate.  Employee prepares meals for crew and students at both our shore side facility and onboard vessel galley, provisions, and plans menu within budget constraints.  Temporary position begins on July 1, 2019 and ends on August 31, 2019. Compensation: $1,250 semi-monthly.  Meals provided while underway.
For complete job descriptions as well as application instructions and forms, please visit https://mainemaritime.edu/employment-at-mma/.  EOE

PROGRAM COORDINATOR
H. Chieftain / L. Washington
Needed March 26, 2019
Responsible for projecting a positive, professional image of the crew and vessel through quality customer service, generating accurate port signage, directing efficient programs, and occasional local news interviews. Programs can include but are not limited to: history education programs for kids, youth seamanship camps, teambuilding charters, weddings, birthdays, special event sails, etc. When new crew arrives, responsible for giving them a bunk, orientation, and uniforms. Greets and checks in sailing guests, manages crowd control and safety, and generates a manifest for records after each sail. Extensive public speaking. Responsible for program staff, content, timing, and delivery as well as overall program quality. Seeks feedback on the quality of all programming.
Apply to: Roxie Underwood
(800) 200-5239
runderwood@historicalseaport.org

FALL SAILING CREW
Sloop Clearwater
Currently accepting applications for all deck positions (1st Mate, 2nd Mate, Cook, Engineer, Bos’un, Deckhand, Educator/Deckhand, and Trainees) for the Fall 2019 season (July/August – November). You will be working with a crew of 10-18 people (some volunteers) delivering Clearwater’s education program to 4th-12th graders as well as occasional programs for adults. Prior educational/sailing experience is preferred. Applicants should have strong communication skills, an active interest in education and an ability to work/live in a close-knit community. All crew are required to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check. Compensation includes room and board.
See detailed job descriptions here: http://www.clearwater.org/the-sloop/crew/. Send resume with a cover letter specifying which positions they’re interested in to: crewapps@clearwater.org. 

DECKHANDS
Portland Schooner Co. (www.portlandschooner.com) seeks deckhands to serve aboard its historic schooners BAGHEERA and WENDAMEEN and the Pilot Schooner TIMBERWIND on a 3, 4, or 5-day per week basis April through October. Portland Schooner Co. conducts a variety of shipboard programs, including public two-hour sails, private charters, overnights, as well as educational and sail training sessions. Enthusiasm for sailing and working with the public is essential. Competitive compensation. Previous sailing experience is helpful but not required. Apply by email with a resume.
Scott Reischmann
(207) 766-2500
jobs@portlandschooner.com

DECKHANDS
Schooner Amistad
sailing experience preferred but must be willing to learn and work hard.
Amistad has a full schedule of sailing with school groups on Long Island Sound. These are live-aboard full-time positions. Pay is very competitive in the industry.
Please submit resume, references and inquiry to:
Captain Rose Witte
Captainrosewitte@discoveringamistad.org

DECKHANDS / EDUCATORS
Schooner Adventuress
Sound Experience is seeking applications for Educator/Deckhand positions on the schooner Adventuress for the 2019 sailing seasons.  There are 1-3 month internships available.   Facilitate day & overnight youth & adult programs. Actively participate in all aspects of shipboard life. Interact positively with youth and adults. 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 for the future of our marine environment. Visit our website for detailed job descriptions and how to apply. https://www.soundexp.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/join-our-crew/
 
DECKHANDS
Tall Ship Providence
The newly rebuilt and re-rigged square Tops’l Sloop Providence seeks deckhands and a cook for passage from Wiscasset, Maine, to Alexandria, Virginia. Must be capable and comfortable on deck and aloft, and willing to assist historical interpreters with public tours in port stops, including retail support. Dates: May 15 to June 29.
For pay and other details send resume, references and cover letter to: careers@tallshipprovidence.org.


 
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