Employment Opportunities

Please see below for all available positions at the MMM.

To apply for any of the below positions, please submit a cover letter and resume to patti@mimaritime.org. If you have questions regarding any of the positions, please contact Patti Montgomery Reinert at 269-637-8078 ext. 2.

2017 Job Listings

The Museum is looking for two friendly and enthusiastic seasonal, part-time Retail Associates to work in the Ship’s Store for the 2017 season.  Duties include, but are not limited to, merchandise and boat ticket sales, answering phones, checking in passengers for all sails and cruises, restocking the store and relaying museum information to visitors.  This is an exciting job opportunity during the height of the busy tourist season in South Haven.  Weekends and holidays are required and will be approximately 20-25 hours per week. The positions will begin in May with on the job training and continue through August.  A great summer employment opportunity for teachers, retirees, and/or college students. Please send your interest and resume to Executive Director Patti Montgomery Reinert at patti@mimaritime.org or call 269-637-8078 ext. #2 for more information. 

 

The Michigan Maritime Museum has a part time Facilities & Grounds position available for the 2017 season.  Duties include but are not limited to routine daily tasks, campus maintenance, event set up preparations, small repairs, as well as additional hands on duties. Some weekend and summer holiday work may be required.  This position will offer an hourly wage averaging approximately 25-30 hours per week. Please send your resume to Executive Director Patti M Reinert at patti@mimaritime.org, or call 269-637-8078 ext #2 for more information or to pick up an application for employment. The Michigan Maritime Museum is located at 260 Dyckman Ave, South Haven, MI 49090

 

2017 Friends Good Will Crew Opportunties

Relief Captain: The MMM is currently inviting applications for a Relief Captain for Friends Good Will for the 2017 season. The position includes sailing as acting captain for educational programs, public sails, and private charters on a limited basis as relief for the 2017 Captain. 

Requires 100 Ton w/ sail endorsement, traditional rig experience, and FCC radio license.

Competitive wages. Seasonal.

Senior Deckhand: Friends Good Will is looking for a Senior Deckhand for the 2017 sailing season. Duties include sailing as Senior Deckhand for public sails, vessel maintenance, occasional short shifts in the museum gift shop. Must have previous leadership experience as a mate or watch leader on similar size vessels. Pay is hourly and depends on experience. This is not a liveaboard position. The season runs from May-September.

Deckhand: Friends Good Will is looking for deckhands for the 2017 sailing season. Duties include sailing Friends Good Will for education sails, public day sails, and private charters, vessel maintenance, and short shifts in the museum gift shop. Pay is hourly and depends on experience. This is not a liveaboard position. The season runs from May-September.

Shipboard Education Coordinator/Deckhand: Friends Good Will is seeking a Shipboard Education Coordinator/Deckhand for the 2017 sailing season. Duties include working with the Captain and Museum Director of Education to coordinate shipboard education programs and volunteer educators/crew, coordinating children's themed sails during the summer months, and performing regular deckhand duties as assigned by the Captain. Previous shipboard or outdoor education experience is required. Pay is hourly and depends on experience. This is not a liveaboard position. The season runs from May-September.