Employment Opportunities

Please see below for all the available employment opportunites at the Michigan Maritime Museum.

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.

2018 Friends Good Will Crew Opportunties

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Join the 2018 crew of Friends Good Will! 

 

Captain: The Michigan Maritime Museum is currently inviting applications for Captain of the Museum's topsail sloop Friends Good Will for the 2018 season. The position includes sailing as acting captain for educational programs, public sails, private charters, and voyages (when applicable).

Captains lead the sailing program, legal compliance, ship’s budget, maintenance, recruitment & training of volunteers and paid crew, supervision of other USCG and state-licensed vessels.

Works closely with office and program staff. Must be leader, team-oriented, diplomatic, patient, and a self-starter who enjoys history and will encourage historical protocol aboard.

Requires 100 Ton w/ sail endorsement, traditional rig experience, FCC radio license. and good boat handling skills. Membership in a USCG approved random drug testing program is required.
This is not a liveaboard position. This position contract runs April 15th through October 15th. Competitive wages.

 

Relief Captain: The Michigan Maritime Museum is currently inviting applications for a Relief Captain for our fleet. While predominantly the Relief Captain for Friends Good Will, the fleet also consists of replica river launch Lindy Lou, USCG Motor Lifeboat 36460, and 1929 Chris Craft Cadet Pouf for the 2018 season. The position includes sailing as acting captain for educational programs, public sails, and private charters on a limited basis as relief for the 2018 Captain. 

Requires 100 Ton w/ sail endorsement, traditional rig experience, and good boat handling skills. Membership in a USCG approved random drug testing program is required. This is not a liveaboard position. The season runs from May-September. Competitive wages.
 

Deckhands: The Michigan Maritime Museum is currently inviting applications for Friends Good Will deckhands for the 2018 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. Compensation is dependent on experience. Membership in a USCG approved random drug testing program is required. This is not a liveaboard position. The season runs from May-September.