Two fine schooners are looking for crew. The A.J. Meerwald is looking for various crew and staff positions. A.J. Meerwald was built in 1928 as a Delaware Bay oyster schooner and is New Jersey’s official Tall Ship. A.J. Meerwald is operated by the Bayshore Center at Bivalve for onboard educational programs in the Delaware Bay near Bivalve, and at other ports in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware region. They are looking for a Shipboard Program Coordinator, an Assistant Shipboard Program Coordinator, a Chief Mate, a Cook, Educator/Deckhands and Spring, Summer & Fall Interns. Click here to learn more.
In New York State, the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum has numerous crew positions open aboard the replica 1862 Canal Schooner Lois McClure. Based on the archaeological remains of shipwrecks Lois McClure was built and launched in Burlington, Vermont. For the past 13 years she has been traveling the northeast, interpreting the shared history along the inland waterways. From the museum’s job posting:
During the 2017 Legacy Tour, which begins in June and ends in October, we’ll be commemorating the 200th anniversary of canal construction by traversing the Champlain and Erie Canals. Tour theme includes the interconnected relationship between our forests and waterways. All crew positions will be involved in vessel operations as well as historic interpretation and education. For more information and complete job descriptions click here.
Thanks to Jesse Briggs and Kurt Voss for contributing to the post.