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Are you interested in working in the Marine Industry?

The recreational marine services industry is one filled with diversity attracting individuals from a wide range of backgrounds;electronics to engineering; painting to carpentry; highly mechanical systems repair to equipment handling. To sustain a highly trained workforce, cultivation of the next generation is critical.

CMTA is embarking on new workforce development initiatives to further supplement today’s staffing needs as well as to ensure that productivity into the future.

Today there are many opportunities for trained and untrained individuals interested in a career in the marine trades industry. They will be found here.
Email CMTA at info@ctmarinetrades.org for an application.

The Following Employers are Currently Looking to fill these positions:

  • A & S Boats, Inc. – South Windsor, CT – Marine Technician.   Contact info@ctmarinetrades.org for more information.
  • Atlantic Outboard – Westbrook, CT – Marine Technician & Marina Positions.   Contact info@ctmarinetrades.org for more information.
  • Bass Pro Shops – Bridgeport, CT – Boat Service Technician (Full Time) in our TRACKER Marine Boat Center.  Requirement:  Must be a Certified Technician.  If you or anyone you know is interested please go to www.basspro.com/careers
  • Bassett Yacht & Boat Sales – Old Saybrook, CT – Sales & Service Positions Contact info@ctmarinetrades.org for more information.
  • Boat Safe Connecticut – Statewide – Those interested in instructing NASBLA and CT DEEP approved boating education classes. Other marine professionals should consider applying. Instructors are well compensated. Call (860) 930-3183 for more information.
  • Boat Works of South Windsor, Inc. – Fiberglass Technician, Lead Fiberglass Technician/Workshop Foreman, Salesperson – Major Units, Parts & Accessories.  Contact Hire@Ctboatworks.com or http://www.ctboatworks.com/hire for more information.
  • Catalano & Sons, Inc. – Greenwich, CT  – Marine Technician – Boat Yard Help, bottom painting, washing and polishing boats (Full Time Position) contact Phil Catalano for more information phil@catalanoandsons.com
  • Connecticut Marine One – Clinton, CT – Experienced Marine Mechanic. Machine Operator/Yard Worker: Marina Forklift Operator/Yard Worker: Marina Forklift Operator needed. Experience preferred but we’re willing to train the right person. Part time hours available now with possibility of moving to full time. Weekends a must. Pay based on experience. Contact Stachia for more information ctmoestchia@gmail.com.
  • G&R Marine – Employment Opportunities – For further details regarding employment at G&R Marine, please visit us at our booth during the Norwalk Boat Show 9/21/17-9/24/17 or contact geoff@grmarine.com.
  • Island Cove Marina – Old Saybrook, CT – Marine Mechanic: Experience with Inboards, I/O, Outboards, Systems. Prior Yamaha Training a plus. Yamaha training will be offered to those willing to learn. Marina Yard Worker: General help, launching, hauling, yard maintenance, mechanical assistance. Please submit resume/experience confidentially to jonmanafort@gmail.com
  • Louis Marine – Westbrook, CT – Bottom Boat Painter – Please contact Mike Bassett (860) 399-5554 or mbassett@louismarine.com
  • Marine Max – (2) Locations – 130 Water Street Norwalk, CT (203) 831-6311 X15901 627 Boston Post Road Westbrook, CT (860) 399-5581 X15201 Bottom Painter/Detailer Westbrook, CT – Sales Consultant (2 positions available) Westbrook & Norwalk, CT – Detailers (2 Positions available) Westbrook & Norwalk, CT – Sales/Marketing Westbrook or Norwalk, CT  – Delivery Captain (Full Time) Westbrook & Norwalk, CT Boat Transporter Westbrook & Norwalk, CT – contact Maria.Dzurilla@marinemax.com
  • Mystic River Marina – Mystic, CT – Engine & Systems Mechanic outboard/IO Mechanic, Parts/Store person. Contact info@ctmarinetrades.org for more information.
  • Port Milford Marina – Milford, CT – Marine Technician experienced. Year round. Competitive pay based upon experience. Contact keith@portmilford.com for more information.
  • Reynolds Garage & Marine – Marine Mechanic – Boat Detailer Contact info@ctmarinetrades.org for more information.
  • Riverside Basin Marina – Clinton, CT Experienced Marine Yard Worker – Must have knowledge of how to haul, launch & block boats along with general yard maintenance. Forklift, Travelift, Hydrualic Trailer, Shrink Wrap & Bottom Painting experience a plus. Call Scott (860) 669-1503.
  • Riverside Yacht Club  – Greenwich, CT – Waterfront Manager  This is a full time year round position that is hands on.  You will lead a staff of 3 full time and 15 seasonal staff.  Managing Riverside Yacht Club’s 166 slips, 120 moorings, launch service and fuel dock. The department maintains a club owned fleet of approximately 30 boats and is responsible for the maintenance of all the slips and moorings.  Work regularly with several club member committees such as Race Committee, Waterways, Frostbiting, Grounds and Junior Programs.  Responsible for environmental regulations compliance, and meeting budgetary goals.  Must be familiar with both sail and power boats. Some nights and most weekends required in season. CMM and USCG license to operate an inspected launch preferred.    Please send cover letter and resume to careers@riversideyc.org
    Greenwich, CT – Dockmaster a year round position. Must be computer savvy, boating experience and meet the qualifications for a USCG Launch Operators License, Mechanically inclined to perform boat/dock/mooring maintenance, have experience supervising staff, pleasant and professional. This position will require working weekends and holidays. Cover letter, resume and salary requirements can be emailed to careers@riversideyc.org.
  • S&S Marine, LLC – Marine Technicians, Fiberglass/Paint/Gelcoat Technicians, Internship Opportunities Contact betty-ann@ssmarinect.com for more information.
  • Total Marine – Norwalk, CT – Marine Technician/Mechanic to work on high-end cruising vessels. Complete knowledge of marine systems is necessary and Volvo/Mercruiser certification desired. Will provide training for the right candidate. For more information send resume and cover letter to vantolini@totalmarine.com
  • TowBoat US – Old Saybrook, CT  – Commercial Assistance Tow Boat Captain (Full Time)  seeking an energetic, reliable TowBoat Captain for full and part time shifts. Applicant must be able to work unsupervised performing marine assistance operations. Applicant must be able to make quick decisions, calmly under pressure. The position requires nights, weekends and holidays. Crew is required to be enrolled in our random drug testing program. Applicant must have a passion for working on the water and helping others. Commercial marine experience and SCUBA certification is a plus.Requirements: USCG Masters License with Commercial Assistance Towing Endorsement, TWIC, Current Drivers License, Reliable Transportation and Proficiency in small boat operations. Excellent wages and opportunities.Email credentials and resume to: towboatusclis@aol.com or call 860-227-1612 for inquires.
  • Town of Greenwich – Greenwich, CT  – Superintendent of Marine & Facility – Performs very responsible administrative and technical work involving the day to day operational oversight and administration of the Marine and Facilities Division, Parks and Recreation Department. The Superintendent participates in long and short term planning and budget development, prioritizes projects and directs and oversees the work of subordinates. The position exercises general supervision over the maintenance and improvement of all recreation equipment and facilities. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Parks and Recreation, Facility/Construction Management, or a closely related field or a Maritime College degree with emphasis on beaches, boating and related marine and maritime operations, plus 8 years of experience in the construction, maintenance and repair of maritime and recreational facilities including 5 years’ supervisory experience. Experience must have been obtained during the last 15 years. Detailed information about the Town as well as the job description and requirements are available on the Town’s website www.greenwichct.org Town of Greenwich, HR Department, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT  06830. EOE M/F/D/V
  • Mechanics are always in high demand – if you are interested, please contact the CMTA Office

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