• Posted By: Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island Inc.
  • Category: Deck: Licensed
  • Seasonality: Seasonal
  • Homeport(s): Newport
  • Job Description:

    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 attention Holly Buresh, Educational Programs Manager

  • Program & Itinerary:

    Coastwise voyages from single day to multi-week. Dockside programming focused on career readiness for the Maritime Industry and Marine Trades as well as STEAM

  • Qualifications/Experience:

    Minimum Qualifications:

    USCG MMC as AB Sail (200GRT Near Coastal or Ocean License preferred)

    Ability to pass a background check and pre-employment drug test

  • Compensation: $800 to $1,100 Weekly
  • Benefits:

    Professional Develop

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  • • Resume
  • • Cover Letter
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  • NOTE: There is no application deadline for this job.