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Deckhand/Interns sought - no experience necessary
Drummond Island Tall Ship Co LLC
No experience is required, but you must be enthusiastic, curious, and have a willingness to learn.
Drummond Island Tall Ship Co is a husband and wife owned and run business, offering a variety of public day sails, multi-day sails and special events. Located in the eastern end of Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula, Drummond Island Tall Ship Company sails Schooner Huron Jewel, a custom hand-built gaff-rigged schooner, on northern Lake Huron and the Canadian North Channel.
There is a large amount of one-on-one interaction and experience with Capt. Hugh operating the schooner, so this is a great opportunity for someone wanting to really learn tall ship sailing.
Drummond Island Tall Ship Co requires a high level of professionalism in all aspects associated with this position including seamanship and customer relations.
The crew will work together to engage with and educate passengers on the history, geology and ecology of the area, as well as about various aspects of traditional sailing to help passengers enjoy their tall ship experience.
Duties will include rigging, sail handling, navigation, greeting passengers and assuring their safety, handling dock lines, food preparation and cooking, running errands, merchandise sales, and maintenance and cleaning of the schooner.
Women are encouraged to apply.
Positions available May – October 2022.
Uprigging begins in early May, sailing begins with ice-out, which is late May or early June.
For 2022, the season will conclude with a voyage from Drummond Island, through the Great Lakes, Welland Canal, St Lawrence Seaway to the Atlantic Ocean and down to the Chesapeake Bay by mid-October.
To apply send resume, three references, recent photo, and answer the questions “Why do you want to crew with us?” and “What is your favorite book and why?”
See www.ditallship.com/crew for more info about Schooner Huron Jewel.
Link: http://ditallship.com/crew
Deck and Science Crew - SEA
Sea Education Association
Looking for good mates and scientists for Sea Education Association
Link: https://sea.edu/ships-and-crew/crew/deck-crew-employment/
Captain and cook/mate
Rozalia Project for a Clean Ocean
Rozalia Project is looking to hire a full-time, seasonal Captain and a cook/mate for our beautiful 60’ oceanographic sailing research vessel, American Promise during our work to protect the ocean. Gulf of Maine May-end of August.
Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc7-h28bjRARQd50bNOqJmCLMwBtEL4zZ26spJjyvpl-6DOSA/viewform and https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSey36cEAasSYBQrbYBrBiVyxHpQe0p0F7dgf4QaNOKjTiBDJg/viewform
Faculty Captain at SEA
Sea Education Association

Job Posting

Captain/Nautical Science Faculty Member

Sea Education Association (SEA) invites applications for the full-time position of Captain/Nautical Science Faculty Member.
About SEA (www.sea.edu): Sea Education Association (SEA) is a non-profit educational institution and an internationally recognized leader in ocean education. Since 1971, SEA has educated undergraduate, high school and gap year students about the world’s oceans. SEA is located on Cape Cod in the oceanographic research community of Woods Hole (Falmouth) and operates two sailing research vessels: the SSV Corwith Cramer in the Atlantic Ocean and the SSV Robert C. Seamans in the Pacific.
SEA is a global teaching, learning and research community dedicated to the exploration, understanding and stewardship of marine and maritime environments. SEA empowers students with life-changing sea voyages of scientific and cultural discovery, academic rigor and personal growth. Our programs feature an interdisciplinary curriculum and dynamic leadership-development experience—at sea aboard tall ships and on shore.
We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the development of a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ candidates. We value input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the organization. Our goal is to create an academic and working community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity.

Position Summary

The position is a renewable appointment for nine months of work over a twelve-month period, involving approximately 16 weeks per year sea service with the remaining 23 weeks of work based in Woods Hole (Falmouth), MA.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, teaching undergraduate, gap year and high school courses on shore and sailing as master of SEA’s vessels with all ancillary duties.

Payscale starts at $50,000 per 9 months.


Link: http://www.sea.edu
Seasonal Educator Deckhand
Inland Seas Education Association
This position is responsible for delivering educational programming and serving as a crew member aboard the traditionally rigged tall ship schooner, Inland Seas.The 2022 season will include delivering day-sail and overnight programs around the Grand Traverse Bay region of northern Lake Michigan, the Straits of Mackinac, Detroit, MI, Cleveland, OH, and Two Harbors, MN.
Primary responsibilities include delivering educational units to students, families, and community groups that emphasize hands-on learning and relate to Great Lakes ecological topics (e.g. freshwater resources, food web dynamics, zooplankton and benthic organisms, human impacts and stewardship).
In addition, this position will train to fill the role of crew member aboard S/V Inland Seas, participating in both day and overnight sailing programs.
Ideal start date is May 2, 2022. End date is flexible through August.
See full posting on our website.
Contact Jillian Votava, jvotava@schoolship.org
Link: https://schoolship.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Educator-Deckhand-Posting-2022.pdf
Deckhands/mates/educators
Gloucester Adventure, Inc.
Seasonal crew April through September.
Link: None
Basic Training (STCW) Instructors
Orange Coast College Waterfront Campus
Seeking part time Basic Training instructors for PST and PSSR modules. Orange Coast College offers this class in a variety of formats and schedules and we are looking to expand our instructor pool.
Vessel Captain
Bayshore Center at Bivalve
The Bayshore Center at Bivalve (BCB), a working waterfront museum, is dedicated to advancing the understanding of the human impact on the environment.

The organization operates the historic Schooner AJ Meerwald, a 1928 Delaware Bay oyster boat.

We’re looking for a licensed captain to join the ship in May during the final stages of her restoration. The restoration includes all new systems, sails, decking, rigging, etc. and is expected to be completed in June.

This summer, AJ Meerwald is scheduled to cruise along the New Jersey coast and connecting waterways. Educational programs focus on science and history.

Qualifications:
• Working knowledge of tall ship mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems
• Qualified applicants will be a US Citizen, have traditional sail experience and have a 100-ton master’s license
• Excellent interpersonal skills and good hygiene
• Be able to work collaboratively with others
• Effective written and verbal communication skills
• 3+ years’ experience in the operation and management of tall ship

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
• Ensuring the safe operations of the ship
• Hiring, firing and managing crew
• Assist in identifying, securing and managing port relations
• Ensuring the ship is attractive and well maintained at all times
• Identify and facilitate capital improvements to the ship
• Work with BCB staff to create and implement shipboard and land-based programing
• Ensure appropriate financial management and operations of the ship
• Act as an ambassador for the organization and ship
• Ensure the quarters on and off the ship are clean, neat and well maintained​
• Crew on volunteer training
• Ensure the highest quality service is provided to passengers
• Other tasks and responsibly as directed by the Executive Director of the BCB

The position is full time and year-round and reports to the BCB’s Executive Director.

License: Master, 100t, Near Coastal
STCW: AB Sail

Please send resume and/or qualifications.
Link: https://www.bayshorecenter.org/our-ship/
Bosun
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
Bosun for the Sloop, email
mate@clearwater.org for info
Link: https://www.tallshipsamerica.org/billets/bosun-5/
Cook
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
Ships Cook for the Sloop
email mate@clearwater.org
Link: https://www.tallshipsamerica.org/billets/cook-10/
Engineer
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
Engineer for the Sloop
email mate@clearwater.org
Link: https://www.tallshipsamerica.org/billets/engineer-8/
Second Mate
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
Second Mate for the Sloop
email mate@clearwater.org
Link: https://www.tallshipsamerica.org/billets/second-mate-9/
First Mate
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
First Mate for the Sloop
email mate@clearwater.org
Link: https://www.tallshipsamerica.org/billets/first-mate-4/
Chief Mate (Season 2 July 4-October 31)
Sound Experience
General Scope: The Chief Mate works hand and hand with the Captain, Program Coordinator (PC), Education Coordinator & Director and other staff as part of the shipboard leadership team. Together, you facilitate shipboard programs that Educate-Inspire-Empower youth of all ages aboard the schooner Adventuress. The Captain, Mate and PC work together in determining the needs of the group including crew and adjusting programs accordingly. In addition, as the Chief Mate, you are responsible for running the ship’s deck, training and supervising crew, and for managing overall ship’s maintenance. Note: Role may require longer or different hours than the rest of the crew if equipment or systems need repair or maintenance.
As the Chief Mate, you are an active crew member, and a part of the shipboard leadership team, living and working aboard the historic schooner Adventuress., You will co-manage up to 11 other crew, up to 24 participants during an overnight program, and up to 45 on day programs. Programs aboard Adventuress range from 3 to 6-day overnight trips, as well as 3-5-hour day sails with students, dockside tours, 3-hour sails for the public, festivals, transits, fundraising
events and other day sails.

Compensation: Seasonal Paid Position. $2000/month. Meals and lodging provided on the ship, minimum of 6 days off per month (2 days off per week), on-the-job training. This position is required to live-aboard.

Requirements: 100-ton USCG license. 18 or older. Up to date with Covid-19 vaccination.
Link: https://www.soundexp.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/join-our-crew/
Galley Coordinator (Season 2 July 4-October 31)
Sound Experience
General Scope: As the Galley Coordinator, you are responsible for overall (vegetarian) food service on Adventuress. Facilitate a healthy shipboard diet with plentiful and nutritious food. Participate and oversee crew in keeping commercially certified galley clean, organized, and compliant with Health Codes. Solicit food donations and manage relationships with donors. Note: Role may require longer or different hours than the rest of the crew.

Additionally, as the Galley Coordinator, you are an active crew member living and working aboard the historic schooner Adventuress with up to 12 other crew and up to 24 other participants during an overnight program and up to 45 on day programs. Programs aboard Adventuress range from 3 to 6-day overnight trips, as well as 3-5-hour day sails with
students, dockside tours, 3-hour sails for the public, festivals, transits, fundraising events and other day sails.

Compensation: Seasonal Paid Position. $2000/month. Meals and lodging provided on the ship, minimum of 6 days off per month (2 days per week), on-the-job training.

Basic Requirements: 18 or older. Up to date Covid-19 vaccinations. Past cooking experience. See job description for other requirements.
Link: https://www.soundexp.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/join-our-crew/
Deckhand Educator
Los Angeles Maritime Institute
Aboard Los Angeles Maritime Institute vessels: American Pride, Exy Johnson, Irving Johnson. Located in Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Our Crew members have a job that is constantly evolving. We get to help the world develop a closer relationship with the ocean, through the course of our discovery based school sails, wacky adventures during summer camps, and all sorts of other public and private events.

Crew are called on to learn a wide range of skills to help run our ships, interact with the public as ambassadors of maritime excitement, and help our students to grow throughout their time with us.

Ideal Qualifications
-- Degree in Marine Biology, Environmental Sciences, Education, or related field
-- Experience or desire to work in outdoor education, sail training, or informal education
-- Experience working aboard a traditionally rigged sailing vessel
-- First Aid/CPR, Lifeguard Certification

Contracted Position of 6 month. Summer Positions also available. The position includes many aspects that vary depending on the season and programming but will include:
- Living and working aboard a tall ship. Including shipboard maintenance: sanding, varnishing, painting, cleaning, replacing rigging, and decking.
- Carrying out voyaging programs as a watch officer and camp counselor, including snorkeling, hiking, swimming, cooking, playing games with students, teaching navigation, climbing.
- Teaching during 3-5 hr educational sails. Lessons include sail handling, water chemistry, ocean plastic pollution, mechanical advantage, knots, maritime history, and physics of sailing.
- Being a leader and role model during programming. It is our expectation that staff members maintain a professional attitude, work as a member of a team, enjoy working in an outdoor setting, and assist in creating a positive caring environment for all of our participants.

Link: htttp://lamitopsail.org
Seasonal Deckhand
South Street Seaport Museum
The Seaport Museum strongly encourages applications from members of groups underrepresented in museums and maritime careers. Non-traditional applicants and/or those with suitable alternatives to the typical criteria are encouraged to apply. The Museum is committed to fostering a collaborative and respectful work environment with a staff as diverse as New York City and our audience.

The Deckhands will actively work to sail and maintain the ships. Under the supervision of the Fleet Captain and Mate, they will perform shipboard maintenance and line handling and other safety sensitive roles. While shipboard experience is a plus, it is not required
to join the crew.
Link: https://southstreetseaportmuseum.org/jobs-and-internships/
Education Director
Los Angeles Maritime Institute
Contact for more information
Link: htttp://lamitopsail.org
Mate
Los Angeles Maritime Institute
Mate onboard one of our three vessels.


Contact for more information
Link: htttp://lamitopsail.org
USCG Licensed Mates
Sea Education Association (SEA)
Ocean and/or Near Coastal Mates needed to sail onboard both the SSV Corwith Cramer and SSV Robert C. Seamans throughout the year. Considering applications for programs coming up soon, throughout the year and into 2023.
Link: https://sea.edu/
Sailing Trainee
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
entry level sailing position on the Sloop!
email mate@clearwater.org
Link: https://www.tallshipsamerica.org/billets/sailing-trainee-2/
Deckhand
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
Deckhand on the Sloop!
email mate@clearwater.org
Link: https://www.tallshipsamerica.org/billets/deckhand-32/
Ed/Deck
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
Entry level position focusing on environmental education on the Sloop
email mate@clearwater.org
Link: https://www.tallshipsamerica.org/billets/educator-deckhand-4/
Mate
Living Classrooms
We are actively looking for a Mate (unlicensed), an Educational Coordinator, and an Educator/Deckhand for a March to November season. As a crew member you would assist the captain with safe vessel operations, teach students and members of the public, and facilitate maintenance projects. Crew members on the Sigsbee and Mildred Belle provide high quality, safe, and hands-on experiences for all who sail onboard these historic vessels.

Check out the links below for the full job postings. To apply please email Captain Peter Bolster with your resume and references (pete@livingclassrooms.org).
Link: https://padlet.com/ngiannacone/joinourcrew
Deckhand/ Educator
Living Classrooms Foundation
We are actively looking for a Mate (unlicensed), an Educational Coordinator, and an Educator/Deckhand for a March to November season. As a crew member you would assist the captain with safe vessel operations, teach students and members of the public, and facilitate maintenance projects. Crew members on the Sigsbee and Mildred Belle provide high quality, safe, and hands-on experiences for all who sail onboard these historic vessels.

Check out the links below for the full job postings. To apply please email Captain Peter Bolster with your resume and references (pete@livingclassrooms.org).
Link: https://padlet.com/ngiannacone/joinourcrew
Education Coordinator
Living Classrooms Foundation
We are actively looking for a Mate (unlicensed), an Educational Coordinator, and an Educator/Deckhand for a March to November season. As a crew member you would assist the captain with safe vessel operations, teach students and members of the public, and facilitate maintenance projects. Crew members on the Sigsbee and Mildred Belle provide high quality, safe, and hands-on experiences for all who sail onboard these historic vessels.

Check out the links below for the full job postings. To apply please email Captain Peter Bolster with your resume and references (pete@livingclassrooms.org).
Link: https://padlet.com/ngiannacone/joinourcrew
Seasonal Cook
World Ocean School
Cook aboard Roseway. Responsible for meal planning, provisioning, managing stores, cooking at least two meals per day for 15 to 35 crew and students.
Link: worldoceanschool.org
Ocean or Near Coast Mate
Sea Education Association (SEA)
SEA is looking for an experienced Mate to join our upcoming onboard the SSV Corwith Cramer. Work period start date March 25th, end date May 19th or later
Link: https://sea.edu/
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