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 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.


To apply, email your resume and cover letter and three references to

Seasonal Positions-Currently Seeking

Lady Washington Captain – Currently Seeking

Lady Washington Chief Mate – To be filled by 1/7/20

Lady Washington Engineer – Currently Seeking

Lady Washington Cook – To be filled by 4/22/20

Lady Washington Purser/Deckhand – Currently Seeking

Lady Washington Program Coordinator/Deckhand – To be filled by 1/14/20

Lady Washington Deckhand – To be filled by 11/7/19




Crew Positions

Our crew works on a quarterly basis of 6-month contracts, living aboard the vessels and traveling the Pacific. We are currently hiring for the 2019-2020 season.  We can do three month contracts if necessary.


CaptainJob Description
Mate Job Description
Engineer/DeckhandJob Description – Relevant mechanical experience required, though it does not need to have been on a vessel.
CookJob Description
PurserJob Description – No vessel experience required.
BoatswainJob Description
Program CoordinatorJob Description – No vessel experience required.

Permanent Positions

Updated: 03/27/19

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.