Here at the Historical Seaport, we are One Crew.
Join the Team that’s changing the face of tall ships.
Our team is growing! If you feel drawn to work with us as crew or administrative staff, check out the opportunities below. In addition to full time, part time, and seasonal positions, we intermittently offer Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for independent contractors and firms to bid on interesting, short-term projects.
Questions? After reading through the materials below, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to submit your cover letter and resume.
We have a small staff and do hiring by committee. Due to the serious nature of hiring decisions, please allow up to 15 businesses days for a response. Our hiring and onboarding process typically takes 30 to 60 days.
Seasonal Positions-Currently Seeking
Lady Washington Captain needed May 02, 2019 in Coos Bay, OR
Lady Washington Chief Mate needed April 16, 2019 in Oakland, CA
Lady Washington Bosun, Cook, Purser, Program Coordinator and Deckhands needed July 7, 2019 in Aberdeen, WA
Hawaiian Chieftain Captain needed May 06, 2019 in Coos Bay, OR
Hawaiian Chieftain Chief Mate February 21, 2019 in Ventura, CA
Hawaiian Chieftain Program Coordinator needed February 24, 2019 in Ventura, CA
Hawaiian Chieftain Cook needed April 28, 2019 in Eureka, CA
Hawaiian Chieftain Engineer, Purser, and Deckhand needed July 7, 2019 in Aberdeen, WA
Our crew works on a quarterly basis of 6-month contracts, living aboard the vessels and traveling the Pacific. We are currently hiring for 2019. Our seasons run January 6-July 13, and July 6-January 13. We can also do three month contracts if necessary.
Captain – Job Description
Mate – Job Description
Engineer/Deckhand – Job Description – Relevant mechanical experience required, though it does not need to have been on a vessel.
Cook – Job Description – Prior .
Purser – Job Description – No vessel experience required.
Boatswain – Job Description
Program Coordinator – Job Description – No vessel experience required.
Board & Administrative Staff
GHHS is currently seeking new board members. Click here to learn more.
Requests for Proposals
Vendors may apply for multiple RFPs with a single application. No RFPs are currently posted.