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. Please indicate which position you are applying for. If you have questions regarding any of the positions, please contact Patti Montgomery Reinert at 269-637-8078 ext. 2.

2018 Crew Opportunities


Join our crew! 

Part-time Relief Captain

The Michigan Maritime Museum is currently inviting applications for a qualified Relief Captain for our fleet. In addition to Friends Good Will, the fleet also consists of replica river launch Lindy Lou, USCG Motor Lifeboat 36460,and 1929 Chris Craft Cadet Merry-Time 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. 

Requires 50 Ton w/ sail endorsement and/or 6 pk licence, traditional rig experience, and good boat handling skills.

This is not a liveaboard position. The season runs from May-September. Competitive wages.

The Ship's Store


Ship's Store Associates

Looking for a fun and exciting summer job in beautiful South Haven? The Michigan Maritime Museum is looking for enthusiastic, friendly, and go-getting individuals to work at the front desk and in the Ship’s Store gift shop.  The position includes several responsibilities such as ringing up merchandise, checking in passengers for sails and cruises, and relaying museum information to visitors. Never a dull moment! This part-time seasonal position would be 20 to 30 hours per week and would require a willingness to work on weekends and holidays.  Please indicate your interest and send your resume to Executive Director Patti Montgomery Reinert at patti@mimaritime.org or call 269-637-8078 ext.2.