Job Description: Boatswain SSV OLIVER HAZARD PERRY
Reports to: Chief Mate
The Boatswain aboard the SSV OLIVER HAZARD PERRY serves as a project manager and is directly responsible for the maintenance of the ship’s rigging and deck hardware in coordination with the Chief Mate. This individual supervises ship’s crew and participants in this work as well as in all hands deck department evolutions. Qualified individuals will have a strong background in traditional seamanship with a particular focus on rigging, carpentry, and metal working. The Boatswain is not normally a watch standing crew member, however those in possession of appropriate credentials may serve as a Mate in a relief capacity, or similarly as a deckhand of the watch. This position can lead to full time year round employment.
Interested applicants should send a Cover Letter and Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org attention Holly Buresh, Educational Programs Manager