Chief Mate

Date posted:
January 9, 2019
Deck Jobs
$38,329 & benefits
Castine, Maine, USA
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Looking for a job with year-round benefits but 3 months off each year to sail the circuit?

Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, Maine is looking for a Chief Mate for the Schooner Bowdoin to work 9 months a year (March through November). Must possess a 100 ton Mate U.S. Coast Guard license.

Full benefits including health insurance; retirement plan with generous employer match; and paid vacation, holidays, and sick time.

Castine is situated on a picturesque peninsula in the Penobscot Bay, a renowned sailing destination, near Acadia National Park. Enjoy living and working in a small community where opportunities for outdoor exploration and adventure abound. EOE.

Work Experience Requirements:

All applicants must have previous experience in working on yachts matching the following requirements:

  • Yacht types:  sailing
  • Experience length:  min 2 years

Language Requirements:

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

Certificates and Qualifications:

A valid STCW Basic Safety Training certificate is required from all applicants. Please sign up for an STCW course and obtain the certificate if you don't have it yet.