Have You Considered a Career in Boating?

Did you know that there are great career opportunities in the boating business?  There are hundreds of Connecticut-based companies with openings and they are looking for you.  Experience is a big plus, but attitude and a willingness to learn, grow and deliver great service is equally important!

See the list of current job openings…and please check back regularly as this is updated often.

#Work is Better On the Water

The Following Employers are Currently Looking to fill these positions:

  • Affordable Marine – Plainville, CT – Marine Technician  – Yard Worker, Service Writer, Office Work – We are expanding due to the economy and need to fill positions ASAP. Send resume and cover letter explaining why you would be an awesome fit for out business today and in the future. Contact Jim@affordablemarine.com
  • Bass Pro Shops – Bridgeport, CT – Boat Service Technician (Full Time) in our TRACKER Marine Boat Center.  Requirement:  Prior Marine Technician Experience.  If you or anyone you know is interested please contact DJ Delaney
  • Boaters Buddy Marine Services – Clinton, CT  – Boat Detailer –  Boaters Buddy Marine Services is looking for highly motivated and experienced boat detailers  to join our team. Daily work will include: Boat washing, Compounding, Waxing, Vacuuming, and other related duties and activities. Please Find the Full Job Description Here: Boaters Buddy Marine Services Please contact Chris@boatersbuddy.com.
  • Boat Name Gear – Wethersfield, CT – Contract Sales Representatives are needed immediately to market custom logo apparel to Businesses in the Marine Industry. Please contact Andrew@boatnamegear.com
  • Breakwater Marine – New London, CT  – Boat Mechanic – We are looking for an experienced marine mechanic to perform complex mechanical repairs and installs.  Ideal candidate must have a minimum of 2 years relevant experience/schooling and have drive and desire to meet schedules and budgets.  Complete Breakwater Job Description.
  • Burr’s Marina – New London, CT – Marine Mechanic –  Experience necessary in outboard, inboard and diesel engines.  Hours may be flexible depending on the particular job.  Could possibly lead to full time job for the right candidate.  Resume can be sent via email to BurrsMarina1@gmail.com, mailed to our street address or faxed to 860-443-8459.
  • Cabela’s – East Hartford, CT – Boat Service Technician – Full Time position available in our Tracker Boat Center which includes, Nitro, Mako, Ranger, Tahoe and Tracker Boats. Requirements: Prior Marine Technician experience. Apply today and join our great team! Contact Tom Savage (860) 290-6208.
  • Catalano & Sons, Inc. – Greenwich, CT  – Marine Technician | Boat Yard Help for bottom painting, washing and polishing boats. Full Time Positions.   Contact Phil Catalano for more information phil@catalanoandsons.com.
  • Cedar Marina – Bridgeport, CT – Marine Tech, Marine Yard Worker, Welder.  Email Frank.
  • Chester Point Marina – Chester, CT –
    • Experienced Marine Technician (Full Time) – We are looking for experienced Marine Mechanic and Systems Technicians to join our expanding Service Department. Full Job Description and Benefits Here:  Marine Technician Chester Point Marina To apply, please send a cover letter & resume to Steve Karlson at steve@blpent.com.
    • Yard Crew/Hauling and Launching Activities Candidates must have 1-3 years years experience in the industry. We are willing to train the right candidate with little to no experience. Full Job Description and Benefits Here:  Yard Crew Member Chester Point Marina To apply, please send a cover letter & resume to Steve Karlson at steve@blpent.com.
    • Counter/Store Front Clerk (Full Time/Part Time) This position requires an individual who is professional, positive, able to work independently, prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment. Full Job Description and Benefits Here:  Counter Store Front Clerk Chester Point Marina To apply, please send resume to: jhyde@chesterpointmarina.com
  • Derema Group  – Derema group is offering a sales position in our New England territory. Sales responsibilities would include management of boat builders, distributors and retail customers in addition to meeting with marine and RV dealers throughout the New England area (roughly Cape Cod to Providence RI to Bangor, Maine). Having the “home office” centered within the New England territory would be ideal and experience in the boating industry would be helpful. The sales position includes a base salary, bonus opportunities, travel expenses, 401K and health insurance. Please contact Mark Forsman for more information Mforsman@derema.com
  • Don’s Dock – Stonington, CT – Experienced Marina Supervisor – Year round leadership with potential to grow. Full time position in a smoke-free environment.  Must have knowledge of how to haul, block and launch boats.  Forklift and Hydraulic Trailer experience a plus.  Full Job Description Here Marina Supervisor Dons Dock
  • Fort Rachel Marina – Mystic, CT
    • Experienced Marine Technician (Full Time) – We are looking for experienced Marine Mechanic and Systems Technicians to join our expanding Service Department. Full Job Description and Benefits Here:  Marine Technician Fort Rachel To apply, please send a cover letter & resume to Steve Karlson at steve@blpent.com.
    • Yard Crew/Hauling and Launching Activities Candidates must have 1-3 years years experience in the industry. We are willing to train the right candidate with little to no experience. Full Job Description and Benefits Here:  Yard Crew Member Fort Rachel To apply, please send a cover letter & resume to Steve Karlson at steve@blpent.com.
    • Counter/Store Front Clerk (Full Time/Part Time) This position requires an individual who is professional, positive, able to work independently, prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment. Full Job Description and Benefits Here:  Counter Store Front Clerk Fort Rachel To apply, please send resume to: jhyde@chesterpointmarina.com
  • Frank Hall BoatyardWesterly, RI – Marine Technician – Frank Hall Boat Yard, Inc. is seeking an experienced Marine Technician to join its expanding team.  The individual must have an extensive marine service/repair background.  This position will oversee our team of service technicians in the field and report directly to the Service Manager. Full Job Description Here  : Marine Technician Frank Hall Boatyard Contact Cathy Young for more information cathy@Frankhallboatyard.com
  • Guilford Yacht Club – Guilford, CT – Senior Staff Member – The Guilford Yacht Yacht Club is currently seeking to hire a Senior Staff member for the upcoming season . Full Description Here: Senior Staff Member GYC – Sr Staff Member.
  • New England Bow & Thruster  Mystic, CT – Marine Services Technician Installer – The Marine Services Technician/Installer at New England Bow Thruster works in-the-field, typically in tandem with another technician, on bow and stern Thruster installations and a wide variety of other marine services. Technicians provide excellent customer service while displaying a high level of skill and technical competency. New England Bow Thruster is a rapidly growing company that is becoming an industry leader in bow and stern Thruster installations, stabilization systems, fire suppression systems, remote control systems, and a wide range of custom fabrication. Full Job Description Here: Marine Services Technician New England Bow & Thruster Please submit cover letter and resume to: Jennvogel@newenglandbowthruster.com
  • Noank Village Boatyard– Noank, CT – Yard Equipment Operator – Noank Village Boatyard is seeking a Yard Equipment Operator to join our team of marine professionals. This is a terrific opportunity if you are interested in a full time, enjoyable position at a family run business with a reputation as a leader in the marine industry. See Full Description Here: Equipment Operator Noank Village
  • Norwest Marine – Pawcatuck, CT – Marine Technician, Full Time Year Round.  Preferably certifications and /or experience in the following engines and drives:  MerCruiser, Volvo Penta, Yamaha, Evinrude.  Yard Worker – Full Time Year Round.  Experience preferred – bottom painting, shrink wrap and general yard maintenance, fuel dock, boat cleaning.  All positions offer competitive pay and benefits.  For information or to apply, please Contact Jim.  or stop by in-person with resume.
  • Old Lyme Marina  – Old Lyme, CT
    • Launch Operator – Candidate must hold a current 6 passenger USCG license and be available weekends. Responsibilities would include, providing excellent customer service, operating launch in a safe and  professional manner as well  as assisting customer service, operating launch in a safe and professional manner as well as assisting customers in and out of slips. Salary $20.00 per hour For more information please contact : olmarina@oldlymemarina.com.
    • Marine Bottom Painter/Boat Detailer Full Time – Salary $15.00-$20.00 per hr., dependent on skills and/or qualifications. 1-2 yrs. previous marine experience (preferred). For more information please contact: olmarina@oldlymemarina.com
  • Pine Island MarinaGroton, CT
    • Experienced Marine Technician (Full Time) – We are looking for experienced Marine Mechanic and Systems Technicians to join our expanding Service Department. Full Job Description and Benefits Here: Marine Technician Pine Island To apply, please send a cover letter & resume to Steve Karlson at steve@blpent.com.
    • Yard Crew/Hauling and Launching Activities Candidates must have 1-3 years years experience in the industry. We are willing to train the right candidate with little to no experience. Full Job Description and Benefits Here:  Yard Crew Member Pine Island  To apply, please send a cover letter & resume to Steve Karlson at steve@blpent.com.
  • Port Milford Marina – Milford, CT – Marine Technician experienced. Year round. Competitive pay based upon experience. Contact Keith for more information.
  • Rex Marine Center – Norwalk, CT – Marine Service Technician (Full Time/Part Time/Seasonal) The marine service technician is responsible for performing inspections, diagnostics, repairs, & maintenance as efficiently as possible while ensuring quality work.  Rex Marine is a well-established marina and boat dealer in Fairfield County, CT. Full Description and Benefits Here: Rex Marine Center Marine Service Tech. To apply, please send a cover letter & resume to Bill Gardella at bill@rexmarine.com.
  • Safe Harbor Marinas – CT, RI, NY, MA
    • Equipment Operator – Safe Harbor Marinas is looking to hire experienced equipment operators. There are immediate openings at several of our marinas. We currently have marinas located in Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and Massachusetts as well as across the United States. Full Job Description and Benefits Here: Safe Harbor Equipment Operator  To apply please send a cover letter & resume to Alyssa Linkamper resumes@shmarinas.com
    • Technician (Mechanic) General –  Safe Harbor Marinas is looking to hire experienced technicians. There are immediate openings at several of our marinas. We currently have marinas located in Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and Massachusetts as well as across the United States. Full Job Description and Benefits Here: Safe Harbor Technician Mechanic  To apply please send a cover letter & resume to Alyssa Linkamper resumes@shmarinas.com.
    • Yard Hand (General) – Safe Harbor Marinas is looking to hire general yard hands to grow with our company. There are immediate openings at several of our marinas. We currently have marinas located in Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and Massachusetts as well as across the United States. Full Job Description and Benefits Here: Safe Harbor Yard Hand (General) To apply please send a cover letter & resume to Alyssa Linkamper resumes@shmarinas.com.
    • Ferry Operator – The primary responsibility of the Ferry Operator is to transport Safe Harbor Essex Island members and guests to and from the marina safely and efficiently. The subsequent responsibilities are to positively interact with members and guests to exceed customer service standards; to maintain and care for physical condition of the ferries, the ferry landing, and SHM property on/near the ferry landing; and to communicate with management questions and concerns, but also exercising initiative and independent judgment in the performance assigned tasks or urgent matters. This position may also be referred to as Maritime Operations. Please find the full Description here: SHM – Ferry Operator.
  • The Hinckley Company, Stamford, CT                                                                    
    • Carpenter 3A level III Carpenter performs the highest levels of intricate joinery, carpentry repair tasks on and off boats with no supervision or guidance following blueprints, patterns, scale drawings and where no detailed plans may be available.  This carpenter is able to accomplish any carpentry tasks across all product lines with minimal or no training.  This level carpenter is skilled in the operation and set-up of specialized equipment to achieve desired result and is often looked upon for training and mentoring all level carpenters. Please find the full Description here: Hinckley Carpenter 3
    • Electrician Technician 3 – Performs complex electrical service and repair tasks on boats utilizing various power and hand-tools, regularly beating budget and schedule. Ability to install complete electrical/electronic systems and troubleshoot complex electrical problems Work independently to complete assignments. May train a Level 1 or 2 Electrical Technician. Please find the full Description here: Hinckley Electrical Technician 3.
    • Rigger 2 Fabricates, installs and repairs rigging and boat handling gear on boats to customer specification. Works under the minimal supervision of a team leader or manager. May train a Level 1 Rigger. Please find the full Description here: Hinckley Rigger 2.
  • TowBoat US Old Saybrook, CT  – Commercial Assistance Tow Boat Captain (Full Time)  seeking an energetic, reliable TowBoat Captain for full and part time shifts. Full Job Description Here:  Tow Boat Captain TowBoat US  Email credentials and resume to: towboatusclis@aol.com or call 860-227-1612 for inquires.
  • Marine Mechanics and Technicians are always in high demand – if you are interested, please contact the CMTA Office

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