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Sultana Education Foundation www.sultanaeducation.org based in Chestertown, MD, operates SULTANA and invites applications for the post of Chief Mate.

The schooner SULTANA is currently seeking a Chief Mate. SULTANA’s Chief Mate is a full time position eligible for health care and retirement benefits. Employment for this position begins in December or January. During the 2018 season, SULTANA will travel the full length of the Chesapeake Bay, visiting numerous ports in both Maryland and Virginia. SULTANA will work with over 4,500 students and teachers operating many educational day sails as well as 3-8 day live-aboard programs. A minimum USCG 50 ton Inland license is required. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree and prior educational/sailing experience are preferred. Applicants must have strong communication skills and an active interest in education. Crew members often work 5-day weeks, receive competitive compensation and are provided with a private bunk onboard the ship as well as space in SULTANA’s new crew apartment in downtown Chestertown, Maryland.

This post is Full Time.

Apply by email with a cover letter and resume with references to
Contact Name: Captain Michael Fiorentino
Tel:
Fax:
email: mfiorentino@sultanaeducation.org
, US

post listed on 10/19/2017, listing expires on 11/18/2017

Sultana Education Foundation www.sultanaeducation.org based in Chestertown, MD, operates SULTANA and invites applications for the post of Cook/Educator.

The SULTANA is seeking a Cook for the 2018 season. Next year SULTANA will travel the Chesapeake Bay, visiting ports in Maryland and Virginia. SULTANA will work with over 4,500 students and teachers doing educational day sails as well as 3-8 day live aboard programs. In addition to being an active member of the crew, the Cook will be responsible for maintaining a clean and well-organized galley. During the spring and fall the Cook is only providing meals for the crew. During the summer the Cook will be providing meals to 16-20 people. Employment for this position begins in March and continues through November. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree and prior educational/sailing experience are preferred. Applicants should have strong communication skills and an active interest in education. Crew members often work 5-day weeks, receive competitive compensation and are provided with a private bunk onboard the ship as well as space in SULTANA’s new crew apartment in Chestertown, MD

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by email with a cover letter and resume with references to
Contact Name: Captain Michael Fiorentino
Tel:
Fax:
email: mfiorentino@sultanaeducation.org
, US

post listed on 10/18/2017, listing expires on 11/17/2017

Sultana Education Foundation www.sultanaeducation.org based in Chestertown, MD, operates SULTANA and invites applications for the post of Deckhand/Educator.

The schooner SULTANA is currently seeking Deckhand/Educators for its 2018 sailing season. During the 2018 season, SULTANA will travel the full length of the Chesapeake Bay, visiting numerous ports in both Maryland and Virginia. SULTANA will work with over 4,500 students and teachers doing educational day sails as well as 3-8 day live aboard programs. Employment for these positions begins in March and continues through November. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree and prior educational/sailing experience are preferred. Applicants should have strong communication skills and an active interest in education. Crew members often work 5-day weeks, receive competitive compensation and are provided with a private bunk onboard the ship as well as space in SULTANA’s new crew apartment in downtown Chestertown, Maryland.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by email with a cover letter and resume with references to
Contact Name: Captain Michael Fiorentino
Tel:
Fax:
email: mfiorentino@sultanaeducation.org
, US

post listed on 10/18/2017, listing expires on 11/17/2017

Sultana Education Foundation www.sultanaeducation.org based in Chestertown, MD, operates SULTANA and invites applications for the post of Education Director .

The schooner SULTANA is seeking an onboard Education Director for its 2018 sailing season. During the 2018 season, SULTANA will visit numerous ports in Maryland and Virginia and work with over 4,500 students and teachers doing educational day sails as well as 3-8 day live aboard programs. In addition to being an active member of the crew, the Education Director is responsible for the daily implementation of our award winning educational program onboard the vessel. Employment for this position begins in March and continues through November. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree and prior educational/sailing experience are preferred. Applicants must have strong communication skills and an active interest in education. Crew members work 5-day weeks, receive competitive compensation and are provided with a private bunk onboard the ship as well as space in SULTANA’s new crew apartment in downtown Chestertown, MD

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by email with a cover letter and resume with references to
Contact Name: Captain Michael Fiorentino
Tel:
Fax:
email: mfiorentino@sultanaeducation.org
, US

post listed on 10/18/2017, listing expires on 11/17/2017

Kalmar Nyckel Foundation www.kalmarnyckel.org based in Wilmington, DE, operates Kalmar Nyckel and invites applications for the post of Chief Mate/Engineer.

The chief mate is responsible for leading a navigational watch while voyaging, and working with the volunteer crew during day sails and tours. Engineering duties are part of this position as well. A small portion of each day will involve administrative duties. At minimum, STCW required, licensing preferred. Experience on square-rig ships, and in the engine room preferred. This position is for the 2018 sailing season: April through early November. Send resumes to captainsharon@kalmarnyckel.org by the December 31st.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by e-mail cover letter/resume/references to Capt. Sharon to
Contact Name: Capt. Sharon Dounce
Tel: 1 (302) 429-7447
Fax:
email: captainsharon@kalmarnyckel.org
1124 E. Seventh Street , Wilmington DE 19801 US

post listed on 10/17/2017, listing expires on 11/16/2017

Kalmar Nyckel Foundation www.kalmarnyckel.org based in Wilmington, DE, operates Kalmar Nyckel and invites applications for the post of Second Mate/Education Officer.

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. 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 2018 sailing season: April through early November. Send resumes to captainsharon@kalmarnyckel.org by December 31st.

This post is Seasonal.

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Contact Name: Capt. Sharon Dounce
Tel: 1 (302) 429-7447
Fax:
email: captainsharon@kalmarnyckel.org
1124 E. Seventh Street , Wilmington DE 19801 US

post listed on 10/17/2017, listing expires on 11/16/2017

Soundwaters, Inc. www.SoundWaters.org based in Stamford, CT, operates Schooner SoundWaters and invites applications for the post of Captain.

The Schooner SoundWaters serves over 6,000 passengers annually on day trips sailing from Stamford and visiting other ports Connecticut and New York. Programs focus on marine science (e.g. plankton, water quality, etc.). SoundWaters also delivers private charters and public sails. The Captain leads all aspects of the Schooner SoundWaters including programs, personnel, maintenance, and regulation compliance. The Captain maintains excellent constructive, supportive relationships with the crew. The Captain is part of the team that designs educational curriculum and is a leader in implementing it. S/he maintains strong relationships with the USCG. 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 as a mariner, an educator, and a manager. The Captain is a year-round position.

This post is Full Time.

Apply by Email to
Contact Name: SOUNDWATERS
Tel: 1 (203) 406-3308
Fax:
email: mbagley@soundwaters.org
1281 Cove Rd. , Stamford CT 06902 US

post listed on 10/17/2017, listing expires on 11/16/2017

Sound Experience www.soundexp.org based in Port Townsend, WA, operates Adventuress and invites applications for the post of Winter Mate.

Position is 40 hours / week, Monday to Friday, with one weekend per month dedicated to volunteer work parties. Mate will oversee routine winter maintenance, including sanding, painting, varnishing, and rig inspection, as well as additional special projects. Mate will oversee and work with volunteer crew and community volunteers, be organized, and will follow and ensure compliance with all safety protocols. Also responsible for regular boat checks, or delegation of boat checks. Position is November 1-March 15. Experience: 2 years or more aboard traditionally-rigged vessels. Knowledge of maintenance, rigging, light carpentry, and prior experience as mate, or other leadership role, preferred. Pay D.O.E.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by sending resume and references to
Contact Name: Port Captain Katie Giuliano
Tel: 1 (360) 379-0438
Fax:
email: katie@soundexp.org
PO Box 1390 , Port Townsend WA 98368 US

post listed on 10/17/2017, listing expires on 11/16/2017

Sound Experience www.soundexp.org based in Port Townsend, WA, operates Adventuress and invites applications for the post of Volunteer Winter Crew.

Position is 40 hours / week, Monday to Friday, with one weekend per month dedicated to volunteer work parties. Crew will engage in routine winter maintenance, including sanding, painting, varnishing, and rig inspection, as well as additional special projects under the direction of the Winter Mate. Crew will work with volunteers and occasional school groups, and will follow and ensure compliance with all safety protocols. Position is November 1-March 15. Experience aboard traditionally-rigged vessels a plus, but not necessary. Part-time or shorter contracts negotiable.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by sending resume and references to
Contact Name: Port Captain Katie Giuliano
Tel: 1 (360) 379-0438
Fax:
email: katie@soundexp.org
PO Box 1390 , Port Townsend WA 98368 US

post listed on 10/17/2017, listing expires on 11/16/2017

Philadelphia Ship Preservation Guild www.gazela.org based in Philadelphia, operates Gazela, Jupiter and invites applications for the post of Winter Maintenance.

Position is 40 hours / week, Wednesday to Sunday. Applicant will provide leadership to, as well as work alongside, volunteers in a range of activities from routine sanding, painting, etc to some rigging work. If capable, the individual may also teach introductory maritime skills to new volunteers. The Ship Guild plans to hire caulkers to reef out and caulk the after deck of Gazela as well as bring shipwrights in for wood repair projects as needed over the winter. The individual may choose to learn as part of those crews during the week and is invited to arrange weekend coverage by volunteer foremen to avoid exhaustion. Housing aboard is available. Late November through April. Experience: 2 years or more aboard traditional rig vessel. Knowledge of light maintenance, rigging, carpentry encouraged. Education skills recommended.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by Email to
Contact Name: Ed Stemmler
Tel: 1 (215) 238-0280
Fax:
email: president@gazela.org
301 S. Columbus Blvd. 2nd Floor, Philadelphia PA 19106 US

post listed on 10/12/2017, listing expires on 11/11/2017

Texas Seaport Museum/Galveston Historical Foundation www.galvestonhistory.org based in Galveston, TX, operates ELISSA and invites applications for the post of Captain, Chief Mate, 2nd &3rd Mate, Chief Engineer.

for the 2018 annual day sail series and the inaugural Gulf Coast Tall Ship Challenge. Position terms are from March 28th through April 29th and includes periodic day sails in Galveston and voyages between gulf coast ports. Captain and Chief Mate must carry 500 ton Near Coastal Licenses. 500 ton licenses are preferred for 2nd and 3rd Mate but consideration will be made for those with equivalent traditional sailing experience. Candidates should have experience in working with large groups of volunteers and offshore watch standing. All officers must have a life boatmen endorsement. ELISSA is a unique sailing experience. We are looking for a strong and compatible team ELISSA's 141st year on the water! Employed officers serve in positions that require confidentiality and are representatives of Galveston Historical Foundation. Apply by email with Resume, copy of license and References

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by email to
Contact Name: Dwayne Jones
Tel: 1 (409) 763-1877
Fax:
email: dwayne.jones@galvestonhistory.org
Texas Seaport Museum Pier 22, Galveston TX 77550 US

post listed on 10/11/2017, listing expires on 11/10/2017

Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island www.ohpri.org based in Newport, RI, operates Oliver Hazard Perry and invites applications for the post of Able Seamen.

The full-rig ship Oliver Hazard Perry is seeking licensed Able Seamen for this winter. AB’s must hold STCW rating of “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 up the east coast in the spring. AB’s will work very 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. For more information and a full job description visit https://www.ohpri.org/employment/ Position begins 12/28/17

This post is Seasonal.

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Contact Name: Chris Dimock
Tel: 1 (401) 619-5844
Fax:
email: chris@ohpri.org
29 Touro Street , Newport RI 02840 US

post listed on 10/05/2017, listing expires on 11/04/2017

Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island www.ohpri.org based in , operates Oliver Hazard Perry and invites applications for the post of Chief Engineer.

The full-rig ship Oliver Hazard Perry is seeking a licensed Chief Engineer for this winter. The Engineer must hold a minimum of DDE 1,000, and be comfortable maintaining and repairing diesel, hydraulic, electrical, and HVAC systems. 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 Tall Ships America race series in the Gulf of Mexico, before sailing north up the east coast in the spring. The Engineer is usually a day working position, so the individual must be self-motivated and capable of organizing and managing their time appropriately. For more information and a full job description visit https://www.ohpri.org/employment/ Position ideally begins in late October to finish our shipyard in Rhode Island, though could delay start for the right candidate.

This post is Seasonal.

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Contact Name: Chris Dimock
Tel: 1 (401) 619-5844
Fax:
email: chris@ohpri.org
29 Touro Street , Newport RI 02840 US

post listed on 10/05/2017, listing expires on 11/04/2017

Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island www.ohpri.org based in Newport, RI, operates Oliver Hazard Perry and invites applications for the post of Botswain.

OHP is seeking a Botswain for this winter and spring, to sail with us to the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. This is a day-worker position. You will be in charge of all deck maintenance, with a particular focus on the rig. OHP is a large and complex rig, so organization and leadership abilities are key. Experience maintaining large rigs is also required, and comfort working aloft. Besides the mechanical skills of splicing, seizing, serving, sail repair, etc, the boatswain must be able to maintain both short term and long term work lists, and monitor and inspect the rig closely to the standards of both OHPRI and the USCG. Previous experience sailing as Botswain or Mate is required. AB rating is preferred, but could be substituted for the right individual with enough relevant expertise. For more information and a full job description visit https://www.ohpri.org/employment/ Position is available as of late October, but start could be delayed to late December for the right candidate.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by resume and references to: to
Contact Name: Chris Dimock
Tel: 1 (401) 619-5844
Fax:
email: chris@ohpri.org
29 Touro Street , Newport RI 02840 US

post listed on 10/05/2017, listing expires on 11/04/2017

Living Classrooms Foundation www.livingclassrooms.org based in Baltimore, MD, operates Lady Maryland, Sigsbee and Mildred Belle and invites applications for the post of Winter Crew.

We are seeking winter maintenance crew for our fleet of Chesapeake Bay workboats. Work to include routine sanding, painting, etc to some engine and rigging work. Planning to replace deck on Lady Maryland this winter so there will likely be opportunities to assist with this big job. M-F, 40 hours/week. Limited/spartan housing option may be available. Late November through early March. Consideration for sailing positions will be given to winter crew.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by email and mail to
Contact Name: Captain Peter Bolster
Tel: 1 (410) 685-0295
Fax:
email: pete@livingclassrooms.org
802 South Caroline Street , Baltimore MD 21231 US

post listed on 10/04/2017, listing expires on 11/03/2017

Living Classrooms Foundation www.livingclassrooms.org based in Baltimore, MD, operates LADY MARYLAND and invites applications for the post of licensed Chief Mate.

We are seeking a qualified licensed mate for our 2018 season. Minimum credentials include 100 ton NC mate with aux sail endorsement. Experience with traditional rig as well as radar are desirable. Start early March. LM sails April through November, running day trips with students in spring and fall. Summer trips are 9 days long and occur in New England. Salaried liveaboard position. Applicants must possess a strong commitment to education of students of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.

This post is Seasonal.

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Contact Name: Captain Peter Bolster
Tel: 1 (410) 685-0295
Fax:
email: pete@livingclassrooms.org
802 South Caroline Street , Baltimore MD 21231 US

post listed on 10/04/2017, listing expires on 11/03/2017

Living Classrooms Foundation www.livingclassrooms.org based in Baltimore, MD, operates Lady Maryland and Sigsbee and invites applications for the post of deckhands, cook, and unlicensed mate (Sigsbee).

We are accepting applications for all crew positions for the 2018 season. Crew to start in early March. Sailing season runs early April through November. Spring and fall consist primarily of day trips with school groups. Summer programs are 9 days long. LM sails in New England offering a program focusing on whale ecology. Sigsbee's summer trips are on Chesapeake Bay with students camping ashore at night. All positions are salaried. Lady MD jobs are liveaboard. Sigsbee crew has off-site housing option. Applicants must be committed to education of students of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.

This post is Seasonal.

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Contact Name: Captain Peter Bolster
Tel: 1 (410) 685-0295
Fax:
email: pete@livingclassrooms.org
802 South Caroline Street , Baltimore MD 21231 US

post listed on 10/04/2017, listing expires on 11/03/2017

Living Classrooms Foundation www.livingclassrooms.org based in Washington DC, operates Mildred Belle and invites applications for the post of Captain .

We are seeking qualified Captain applicants for our 2018 season. Mildred Belle, a 1948 Chesapeake Bay buyboat, offers day long educational programs on the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers in Washington DC. Programs focus on environmental studies and history of the area. Minimum credential for Captain is USCG 50 ton Inland Master. Prior work with students in the field is strongly preferred. Competitive salary with benefits. This is not a liveaboard position. All applicants must be committed to education of students of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.

This post is Full Time.

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Contact Name: Captain Peter Bolster
Tel: 1 (410) 685-0295
Fax:
email: pete@livingclassrooms.org
802 South Caroline Street , Baltimore MD 21231 US

post listed on 10/04/2017, listing expires on 11/03/2017

Living Classrooms Foundation www.livingclassrooms.org based in Washington DC, operates Mildred Belle and invites applications for the post of Crew/educators.

We are accepting applications for our 2018 season. Mildred Belle, a 1948 Chesapeake Bay buyboat, offers day long educational programs on the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers in Washington DC. Programs focus on environmental studies and history of the region. Previous experience working with students in the maritime and environmental fields is strongly preferred. Competitive salary. Not a liveaboard position. Applicants must possess strong commitment to work with students of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.

This post is Seasonal.

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Contact Name: Captain Peter Bolster
Tel: 1 (410) 685-0295
Fax:
email: pete@livingclassrooms.org
802 South Caroline Street , Baltimore MD 21231 US

post listed on 10/04/2017, listing expires on 11/03/2017

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport www.historicalseaport.org based in Aberdeen, WA, operates Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington and invites applications for the post of Sea School Director .

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport is looking for a collaborative leader to join our team as the Director for our new program, Sea School. The program is grant funded over 3 years. Sea School will train mariners for jobs in the commercial maritime industry. The program will support hawsepipers with training, scholarships, and mentorship to achieve their career goals. This position is full time, salaried exempt with benefits, and is telecommute with regular travel to the vessels and home office. To apply, read the full job description and the Sea School eBook (visit the blog at www.historicalseaport.org), then send a resume and cover letter to jobs@historicalseaport.org. The hiring window is from October 1, 2017 to November 1, 2017, unless an applicant is selected before November 1st.

This post is Full Time.

Apply by Email resume and cover letter to jobs@historicalseaport.org to
Contact Name: Brandi Bednarik, Executive Director
Tel: 1 (800) 200-5239
Fax:
email: jobs@historicalseaport.org
PO Box 2019, Aberdeen WA 98520 US

post listed on 10/04/2017, listing expires on 11/02/2017

Classic Harbor Line www.classicharborline.com based in New York, NY, operates America 2.0 & Adirondack, Manhattan II, Manhattan & Kingston and invites applications for the post of Cook.

Looking for a cook to work with Executive Chef. Good Sea legs & catering experience is a plus. 25-30 hours/week now through Jan 1. Full time April 1 2018 - Jan 1 2018. $18/hr + gratuities

This post is Seasonal.

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Contact Name: ADIRONDACK, ADIRONDACK II, ADIRONDACK III, AMERICA 2.0
Tel: 1 (212) 627-1825
Fax:
email: employment@sail-nyc.com
Chelsea Piers suite 103 , New York NY 10011 US

post listed on 10/02/2017, listing expires on 11/01/2017

Tall Ship Windy of Chicago www.tallshipwindy.com based in Navy Pier, Chicago, IL 60611, operates Tall Ship Windy and invites applications for the post of Captain, Bosun, Engineer, and Crew.

For the 2018 Sailing Season Position dates: Three Options April 15th - October 14th, May 20th - Sept 3rd, or August 19th -October 14th. Windy conducts day sails, educational field trips, corporate and private charters, on Chicago’s coastline. Day sails and Educational sails will require personnel to do historical and nautically-themed storytelling, and conduct Tall Ship Sail Training. Applicants need to have interest in oral presentation, teaching, and must be highly motivated to engage guests and students in these experiences. Skills in oral communication, customer service, theater arts, and/or performance, are desirable but not required. Motivated novices are welcome to apply. Live aboard privileges may be available. These are USCG safety-sensitive positions. All positions will be trained in the relevant required sailing skills and job responsibilities.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by Resume` mail, email or fax to
Contact Name: Lynn Randall, General Manager
Tel: 1 (312) 451-2700 x10
Fax: 708-954-1555
email: lynn@tallshipwindy.com
505 N Lake Shore Dr #221 , Chicago IL 60611 US

post listed on 09/25/2017, listing expires on 10/25/2017

The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships www.libertyfleet.com based in Boston, MA, operates The Liberty Clipper and invites applications for the post of Transit Deckhands.

We are looking for deckhands for the transit south and short yard from Boston to Nassau, Bahamas,on the 125 ft Tall Ship Liberty Clipper. The ship departs Boston on Sept. 30, 2017 , work through Nov.18th, 2017. Candidates should have Tall Ship sailing experience but not mandatory.Responsible for assisting with daily operations and maintenance. Enthusiasm for sailing and working with the public is essential.All crew required to pass a pre-employment drug test. From Nov. to May we offer windjammer cruises from Nassau to the outer islands of the Bahamas.

This post is Seasonal.

Apply by Email Cover Letter & Resume to
Contact Name: LIBERTY CLIPPER
Tel: 1 (617) 742-0333
Fax:
email: jan@libertyfleet.com
67 Long Wharf , Boston MA 02110 US

post listed on 09/23/2017, listing expires on 10/23/2017

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