These listings were current as of April 1, 2018.

CAPTAIN  
Maine Maritime Museum Bath, ME
The Schooner Captain works in collaboration with the Director of Watercraft and Traditional Skills to develop maintenance plans, schedule work, ensure appropriate vessel maintenance and upkeep procedures and protocols are followed, and safeguard the vessel’s Coast Guard Certificate of Inspection. The Captain works with the Programs and Operations Director to develop crew schedules, off-site vessel appearances, and cruising schedules. The Captain holds the overall responsibility for the safety of the vessel and passengers while the vessel is underway. The Captain works collaboratively with other museum staff to maintain cohesion between the vessel and other museum departments. The Captain ensures that all supervised staff and programs support the mission of the museum and adhere to the museum’s strategic plan.
Please visit MaineMaritimeMuseum.org for more information and to complete an online application or send a resume and cover letter to jsettelen@maritimeme.org.
 
FIRST MATE (LIC)  
Schooner Adventuress
Sound Experience is seeking applications for a licensed 100-ton First Mate for the 2018 second sailing season. Season 2: (July 22 –Oct.15).  This is a paid seasonal position. As First Mate, fulfill all duties of running the ship’s deck in addition to working as part of the leadership team to facilitate day and overnight youth and adult programs. Actively lead and participate in all aspects of shipboard life and program. Interact positively with youth and adults. Promote Sound Experience programs.  Crew must be at least 18, submit to background check and obtain CPR/First Aid or higher prior to season start. 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.  Visit our “Join our Crew” page at www.soundexp.org for detailed job descriptions and how to apply.
 
MATES
SSV Oliver Hazard Perry  
OHP is seeking Mates licensed with a 500 Gross Ton MMC, with Auxiliary Sail. Mates must have previous traditional rig sailing experience, preferable with time in square-rig. Mates must have excellent organizational ability, and be capable at managing a crew of 18 professionals and up to 30 trainees. Like all crew, Mates are integral to the educational mission of OHPRI, and should be comfortable working with, and teaching both adults and teenagers in seamanship and navigation. We are also seeking a Third Mate, with a minimum of a 100 GRT license, and an AB rating preferred. Previous watch-leading experience on a traditionally rigged vessel required. For more information and job description visit https://www.ohpri.org/employment/
Start Date: April/May 2018
This post is Seasonal.
Apply by cover letter and resume to
Contact Name: Chris Dimock & Hannah Spicer
email: hannah@ohpri.org

ENGINEER
Schooner Adventuress
Sound Experience is seeking applications for Engineer for 2018 Second Sailing Season.  Season 2: (July 22 –Oct.15).This is a paid 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, submit to background check and obtain CPR/First Aid or higher prior to season start. 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.
Visit our “Join our Crew” page at www.soundexp.org for detailed job descriptions and how to apply.

FIRST MATE / BOSUN
Schooner Spike Africa
The charter company Schooners North in Friday Harbor, WA on beautiful San Juan Island is looking for an experienced mate with basic bosunry skills for the 2018 season (May-August). The mate is responsible for running the deck and direct communication between captain and deckhands.  The vessel operates with captain, mate and 1 or 2 deckhands on day sails and occasionally a multi-day sail,  Applicants should have strong communication skills, a desire to interact with guests and willing and able to handle sail.  Crew members typically work 40 hours/week between sailing and maintenance, some of which is optional to fill out hours.  All employees working in safety sensitive positions are required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and will be enrolled in a random testing program for the season. Applicants with first aid and CPR certification are encouraged to apply. Compensation is paid per hour plus gratuity and includes accommodation on the ship.
Applicants should send their resume to spikeafrica.office@gmail.com. 
www.sanjuansailcharter.com

BOSUN
SSV Oliver Hazard Perry 
The full-rig ship Oliver Hazard Perry is seeking a licensed Botswain for this winter and spring. Trips this winter will be 1-2 weeks in length, and will include both youth and adult training voyages The Botswain is non-watchstanding (day worker) position. You will be in charge of all deck maintenance, with focus on rig. OHP is a large and complex rig; organization and leadership abilities are key. Experience maintaining large rigs required, and comfort working aloft. Besides mechanical skills of splicing, seizing, serving, sail repair, etc, boatswain must be able to maintain short and long term work lists, and monitor/inspect the rig to standards of both OHPRI and USCG. Previous experience sailing as Botswain/Mate required. AB rating preferred, but could be substituted for right individual with relevant expertise. For more information and job description visit https://www.ohpri.org/employment/
Start Date: June 2018
This post is Seasonal.
Apply by cover letter and resume to
Contact Name: Chris Dimock & Hannah Spicer
email: hannah@ohpri.org

ABLE SEAMEN
Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island 
AB’s must hold STCW rating of “AB-Deck”, including BST, RFPNW, and PSC. Trips are 1-2 weeks in length, & include both youth & adult training voyages. AB’s work closely with trainees, so should be comfortable & enthusiastic about teaching people of all ages. Traditional sail experience is important, and ability to work aloft. Pay is competitive by industry standards. For more information and full job description visit https://www.ohpri.org/employment/.
In April OHP will be participating in the Gulf of Mexico Tall Ships events & races, before sailing back up the East Coast. Spring programming includes adult offshore navigation classes, as well as high school voyages. OHP will be partnering with the US Naval Academy to partake in graduation festivals, and underway sail-training with NAPS midshipmen. Summer will include youth programs around New England & Nova Scotia.
Start Date: April 3, 2018.
This post is Seasonal.
Apply by cover letter and resume to Chris Dimock & Hannah Spicer
email: hannah@ohpri.org
 
EDUCATION 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. Position starts Mid-April.
To apply please send resume/CV, cover letter and three references with contact information to Captain Tiffany Krihwan.tkrihwan@discoveryworld.org

MEDICAL OFFICER / DECKHAND
Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island
The medical officer will stand watch as a regular deckhand, but will also be additionally responsible for maintaining the ship’s medical supplies, and monitoring the health and well-being of trainees and crew. The medic is the first-responder in an emergency, but also has access to 24/7 professional, shore-side medical support. WFR or EMT certifications required, and previous experience as the medical person-in-charge is required. For more information and a full job description visit https://www.ohpri.org/employment/
Start Date: 10 May 2018
This post is Seasonal.
Apply by cover letter and resume to Chris Dimock & Hannah Spicer
email: hannah@ohpri.org

DECKHANDS
Maine Maritime Museum Bath, ME
The Crew Position is a part-time seasonal position (up to 25 hours per week). This position supports the mission and goals of Maine Maritime Museum by giving top priority to strategic plan initiatives, teamwork, and public service. Under the direct supervision of the Lead Captain, Crew take direction from on duty captain and assist with the daily operations and maintenance of the Museum’s charter cruise boat and historic schooner keeping the vessels to the highest standard. Duties include: docking and undocking procedures, cruise narrations, pre and post cruise housekeeping, concession sales, ticketing and assisting passengers as needed. Crew works with the Captains to execute maintenance work plans and ensure the general upkeep and maintenance of the vessels, and safeguards the continuation of all Coast Guard certifications and requirements to carry passengers and follows all Maine laws for liquor sales. Crew members must be familiar with procedures for handling the following emergency conditions: man overboard, fire, foul weather, medical emergencies, collision, and abandoning ship. The Crew work collaboratively with other Museum Staff to maintain cohesion between the boat and other museum departments.
Please visit MaineMaritimeMuseum.org for more information and to complete an online application or send a resume and cover letter to jsettelen@maritimeme.org.

DECKHANDS
Tall Ship Windy
Ideal for the college student, retiree, or seasonal employee available in the summer! On Navy Pier, Chicago
Position dates:  May 15-October 10, contracts of various lengths are available.  Windy conducts day sails, charters, educational field trips, corporate and private events on Chicago’s coastline.  Day sails and educational tours will require crew to do historical and nautically-themed storytelling, and conduct Tall Ship Sail Training for youth and adults.  Applicants need to have interest in oral presentation and performance, teaching, and must be highly motivated to engage guests and students in these experiences.  Skills in oral communication and customer service are desirable but not required.  Motivated novices with a sincere interest in sailing, and learning about traditionally rigged vessels, are welcome to apply, age 18+. Working shifts do include evenings and weekends. 
This position is a USCG safety-sensitive deckhand position and crew will be trained in the relevant required sailing skills and crew responsibilities. 
Send letter of interest and resume to Lynn Randall at Lynn@tallshipwindy.com or call 630-917-1136. 
 
DECKHANDS
S/V Denis Sullivan
The Deckhands aboard the Denis Sullivan 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. Position starts Mid-April.
To apply please send resume/CV, cover letter and three references with contact information to Captain Tiffany Krihwan. tkrihwan@discoveryworld.org

DECKHANDS
Schooners Woodwind and Woodwind II
Average around $16-17 and more an hour working on the two, identical schooners Woodwind and Woodwind II in downtown Annapolis. Fast and fun schooners that almost sail away from the dock. Day cruises, private events, team building, racing and fun drinks & food cruises. Job info at https://www.schoonerwoodwind.com/contact-us/employment/

DECKHANDS
Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island
Deckhands will work very closely with trainees, so should be comfortable and enthusiastic about teaching people of all ages. Traditional sail experience is required, preferably in square-rig, as well as ability to work aloft. Pay is competitive by industry standards. A Merchant Mariner Credential is strongly preferred for all Deckhands.For more information and full job description visit https://www.ohpri.org/employment/.
In April OHP will be participating in the Gulf of Mexico Tall Ships events & races, before sailing back up the East Coast. Spring programming includes adult offshore navigation classes, as well as high school voyages. OHP will be partnering with the US Naval Academy to partake in graduation festivals, and underway sail-training with NAPS midshipmen. Summer will include youth programs around New England & Nova Scotia.
Start Date: March & April 2018.
This post is Seasonal.
Apply by cover letter and resume to
Contact Name: Chris Dimock & Hannah Spicer
email: hannah@ohpri.org
 
COOK
S/V 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. Also, the cook aboard the Denis Sullivan is also the Ship’s Hygiene Officer. As Hygiene Officer the candidate will work with the First Officer to layout 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. Position starts Mid-April.
To apply please send resume/CV, cover letter and three references with contact information to Captain Tiffany Krihwan. tkrihwan@discoveryworld.org

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Gundalow Company
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic responsibility for Gundalow Company's staff, crew, programs, fundraising, operations and execution of its mission. She or he will initially develop a deep knowledge of Gundalow Company’s core marine environmental and experiential education programs for school groups, the public, and River Rats Camp, as well as year-round operations, community collaborations, and business plan.
See www.gundalow.org for a compete job description
To apply: Send resume with cover letter in a PDF file by April 15, 2018 to info@gundalow.org addressed to “Gundalow Company Executive Director Search Committee.” Include contact information for at least three references. Salary commensurate with experience. Anticipated starting date July 15-August 1, 2018  


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