These listings were current as of December 1, 2017.

RELIEF CAPTAIN  
Gundalow Piscataqua
Requires a 100-ton Inland Master’s license with sail endorsement and strong boat handling.  “Piscataqua” sails up to three times a day May to October with school groups, charters, and the general public.  Local knowledge and experience with educational programming under sail is  preferred.  The relief captain is expected to sail two regular days a week, although flexibility is a plus.
For complete job descriptions visit gundalow.org and submit cover letter, resumé, and three references to: captain@gundalow.org

CHIEF MATE
Schooner Bowdoin
The job is a seven-month minimum appointment with an anticipated start of May 1, 2018. Qualified applicants must have a minimum of a 100-ton Near Coastal Mate License with Auxiliary Sail endorsement. Significant   traditional vessel sailing experience as chief mate or watch officer and related traditional wooden vessel maintenance and rigging experience required. A valid US passport and passing a pre-employment drug test are required for this position.  This is a stipend position.  A successful candidate must be able to enter Canada and have no prior convictions that deem them   “inadmissible” under Canadian law.
Please visit http://mainemaritime.edu/employment-at-mma/ for a full job description and information on how to apply.

MATE  
Schooner Mystic Whaler    
Mystic Whaler of New London, CT offers a range of education and vacation cruises ranging from three hours to five days, sailing the waters of southern New England from late April through mid-October.
The Mate is responsible for training and supervision of the crew, navigation, vessel maintenance, education and hospitality.  The position requires a person of high responsibility who is also an educator and accommodating host to our passengers.
Employment is available early April.  The position is liveaboard, with all meals and competitive pay provided. 100 ton Aux. Sail license preferred.
Apply by email: mysticwhaler@sbcglobal.net

MATE  
SSV Oliver Hazard Perry
The Perry is seeking licensed Mates for this winter and beyond. Mates must generally hold a 500-ton Ocean Mate’s license, though on occasion a Near Coastal will suffice. Trips this winter will be 1-2 weeks in length, and will include both youth and adult training voyages, between Florida, Cuba, and Jamaica. In April we will join the Gulf of Mexico Tall Ship Series, before sailing north in the spring.
The Perry carries a crew of 18 professionals and up to 30 trainees, so Mates must be highly organized, and adept at managing and delegating tasks. Traditional-rig sailing experienced is required. Pay is competitive by industry standards.
To apply, send resume, cover letter, and credentials, to chris@ohpri.org.

MATE  
U.S. Brig NIAGARA
Positions beginning March 2018.  Successful applicants will possess Merchant Mariner's Licenses, minimum of 200-ton Great Lakes/Inland Mate.  Several years of prior experience on traditionally-rigged vessels and a strong commitment to teaching under sail are a must.  Compensation above industry standard.    
Apply by email to: Captain William Sabatini, captain@flagshipniagara.org

SECOND MATE / ENGINEER
S/V Denis Sullivan
The Second Mate is in charge of a navigational watch when the ship is underway and is also in charge of the engineering systems of the ship. The candidate must have watch keeping experience and have a drive to learn and understand the mechanical systems of the Denis Sullivan. This position is fulltime / year round with a competitive compensation, medical benefits, 401K and an annual educational stipend available after first year of employment. Position starts early in the New Year.
To apply, send resume/CV, cover letter and three references with contact information to Captain Tiffany Krihwan, Tiffany@discoveryworld.org

THIRD MATE / SAFETY OFFICER
S/V Denis Sullivan
The Third Mate is in charge of a navigational watch when the ship is underway and is also in charge of the monthly safety inspection for all of the ship’s safety equipment. The candidate must have watch-keeping experience and have a drive to learn and understand the safety equipment of the Denis Sullivan and to teach other crew members safe operation of the equipment. This position is seasonal starting in mid-April.
To apply, send resume/CV, cover letter and three references with contact information to Captain Tiffany Krihwan, Tiffany@discoveryworld.org

ABLE SEAMEN  
SSV Oliver Hazard Perry
The Perry is seeking licensed Able Seamen for this winter. ABs must generally hold the official rating of “Able Seaman” on their MMC, and for February and March ABs must hold the STCW rating “AB Deck” which includes BST, RFPNW, and PSC. Trips this winter will be 1-2 weeks in length, and will include both youth and adult training voyages, between Florida, Cuba, and Jamaica. In April we will join the Gulf of Mexico Tall Ship Series, before sailing north in the spring.
ABs work closely with trainees, so should be comfortable and enthusiastic about teaching people of all ages. Traditional sail experience is important, as well as ability to work aloft. Pay is competitive by industry standards.
To apply, send resume, cover letter, and credentials, to chris@ohpri.org.

ABLE SEAFARER
U.S. Brig NIAGARA
Positions beginning March 2018.  Successful applicants will possess AB Sail credentials, or higher, will have several years of prior experience on traditionally-rigged vessels, and will show a commitment to teaching under sail.  Compensation above industry standard.   
Apply by email to: Captain William Sabatini, captain@flagshipniagara.org

EDUCATIONAL OFFICER
S/V Denis Sullivan
The Educational Officer is in charge of overseeing and delivering the educational programing of the Denis Sullivan. The Educational Officer also functions as a deckhand for public day sails and on maintenance days when all educational obligations are completed. The compensation for this position is competitive, in the area of the Second Officers pay. This position is seasonal starting in mid-April.
To apply, send resume/CV, cover letter and three references with contact information to Captain Tiffany Krihwan, Tiffany@discoveryworld.org

ORDINARY SEAFARER
U.S. Brig Niagara
Positions, beginning March 2018.  Successful applicants will possess entry-level Merchant Mariner Credentials, have prior experience on traditionally-rigged vessels, and will show a commitment to teaching under sail.  Compensation above industry standard.  
Apply by email to: Captain William Sabatini, captain@flagshipniagara.org

DECKHANDS
S/V Denis Sullivan
Deckhands assist the mates in sailing the ship, the maintenance of the ship, cleaning of the ship and aid in the delivery of the educational program of the Denis Sullivan. This position is seasonal starting in mid-April.
To apply, send resume/CV, cover letter and three references with contact information to Captain Tiffany Krihwan, Tiffany@discoveryworld.org

EDUCATOR/DECKHAND and SUMMER CAMP STAFF

Gundalow Piscataqua
Piscataqua sails up to three times a day May to October with school groups, camp, charters, and the general public.  The onboard educator/deckhand is responsible for presenting Piscataqua Maritime Region specific learning stations to students and to the general public and assisting with shipboard maintenance and vessel operations.  Our summer camp crew works with campers mid June-August on the Gundalow, aboard our rowboats, and along the waterfront. Local knowledge and experience with educational programming under sail is preferred.
For complete job descriptions visit gundalow.org and submit cover letter, resume and three references to: education@gundalow.org

COOK
Schooner Denis Sullivan
The Cook is in charge of the Galley and in charge of the ship’s overall hygiene. The cook is responsible for the food budget, provisioning for food (must have a valid driver’s license) and ship’s cleaning supplies. The cook is required to prepare three healthy and balanced meals a day plus homemade snacks and baked good for a crew of 11 and up to 22 trainees. The cook is also the Ship’s Hygiene Officer. As Hygiene Officer the candidate will work with the First Officer to lay out a weekly and monthly deep cleaning cycle for the ship’s living compartments. The compensation for this position is competitive, in the area of the First Officers pay. This position is seasonal starting mid-April.
To apply, send resume/CV, cover letter and three references with contact information to Captain Tiffany Krihwan, Tiffany@discoveryworld.org

STEWARD
Schooner Bowdoin
This job is a four-month appointment with an anticipated start of May 1, 2018. Qualified applicants must have experience cooking for large numbers (16 total crew) and interest in part-time deck work and maintenance.  Experience cooking aboard sail training vessels offshore is preferred. A valid US passport and passing a pre-employment drug test are required for this position.  This is a stipend position. The steward will assist with fitting out the vessel during May, but is primarily responsible for feeding a crew of 16 while shoreside. The steward is expected to serve as a MMA representative
while enrolled students reside in the dorm (May only). A successful candidate must be able to enter Canada and have no prior convictions that deem them “inadmissible” under Canadian law. Additional sailing opportunities are available during the months of September and October.
Please visit http://mainemaritime.edu/employment-at-mma/ for a full job description and information on how to apply.

WATERFONT MANAGER
Independence Seaport
Reporting to the Vice President of Interpretation and Visitor Experience, the Waterfront Manager will oversee every aspect of the Museum’s waterfront activities including seasonal boat rentals, leading and coordinating river expeditions, rental of slip space, and coordinating visiting ships. This position requires at least two years of direct experience with on water programming and strong management skills.
Send a brief cover letter and your resume in an e-mail to Michael Flynn at mflynn@phillyseaport.org. No phone calls.

ALL POSITIONS
Schooner Adventuress
Sound Experience is seeking applicants for all positions for the 2018 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, visit www.soundexp.org

ALL POSITIONS
Picton Castle
Picton Castle is accepting applications for Mates, Engineer and Lead Seamen for the upcoming voyage.  The voyage begins early 2018 and runs until May 2019. This is a sail training voyage working with adults and will consist of significant blue-water passages. Qualification requirements vary by position, but must have STCW Basic Safety Training and experience working on traditional sailing vessels.  
Please apply by sending an email with your CV to info@picton-castle.com.

ALL POSITIONS
Grays Harbor Historical Seaport
Brig Lady Washington and Ketch Hawaiian Chieftain are seeking crew for Mate, Bosun, Purser, Program Coordinator, and Cook for Quarter 2 (April-July). Quarter 2 crew will sail from California to the Straits of Juan de Fuca and into the Columbia River, getting great sea time and a variety  of near coastal and inland experience. Especially seeking applicants with a variety of maritime and educational experience and a passion for training and teaching.
Starting in 2018 all GHHS crew members with adequate sea time are eligible to apply for licensing scholarships through the Sea School program. Three-month contracts. Pay DOE. This post is Seasonal.
Send resume and cover letter to jobs@historicalseaport.org  

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