Calling all outdoor education, sailing, and adventure enthusiasts!

Tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain are now hiring for their spring and summer crew roster. Positions are available as a 3-month commitment, living aboard one of the two vessels and sailing the Pacific.

OPEN POSITIONS

  • Cook – Job Description – No vessel experience required. Must be able to make healthy, tasty meals for 10-20 people on a daily basis.
  • PurserJob Description – No vessel experience required. Manages gift store, inventory, ships’ accounts using a simple excel sheet, and completes weekly report. Deckhand duties (will train).
  • BoatswainJob Description – Tall ship experience required. Strong leadership and organizational skills to lead group maintenance projects. Vessel maintenance knowledge coupled with ability to train and get things done.
  • Program CoordinatorJob Description – No vessel experience required. Public relations person, leading children’s field trips and public sailing trips. Education or leadership experience preferred. Deckhand duties (will train).
  • Engineer/DeckhandJob Description – Relevant mechanical experience required, though it does not need to have been on a vessel. Manages marine diesel engine daily and monthly preventative maintenance, keeps digital log of systems, manages filling and emptying of various tanks. Deckhand duties (will train for non-sailors with mechanical experience).

Dates and locations

Quarter 2 is from March 26th, 2018 to approximately July 6th, 2018. Sailing from the San Francisco Bay north into the Puget Sound of Washington state and ports in between.

Quarter 3 is from July 2nd, 2018 to approximately September 28, 2018. Sailing throughout the beautiful Puget Sound of Washington state and along the Oregon coast and ports in between.

TO APPLY, EMAIL YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO JOBS@HISTORICALSEAPORT.ORG