The Bayshore Center at Bivalve/AJ Meerwald is an exciting and interesting place to work. If you are committed to the preservation of history, protection of the environment and sailing the Bayshore Center at Bivalve/AJ Meerewald might before you.
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Shipboard Employment 2020 Season
The Bayshore Center at Bivalve is seeking applicants for the following positions aboard the AJ Meerwald for the 2020 sailing season. If interested, please email your resume and three references to Ali Place at firstname.lastname@example.org. All positions are paid, with room and board provided aboard the AJ Meerwald. All positions (with the exception of interns) typically run the entire season, from early April until early November, though applicants seeking shorter contracts will still be considered.
The Bosun is responsible for overseeing and conducting maintenance of sails, rigging, and hull. The Bosun also participates in onboard and shore-based programming. Marlinspike seamanship and other bosunry skills aboard a traditionally rigged sailing vessel are required. Education experience is a plus.
The Cook is responsible for providing three healthy meals for a crew of 8-10 people each day, while providing for dietary restrictions. Other responsibilities include meal planning, budgeting, provisioning, and overseeing sanitation and cleanliness of the galley. Experience cooking for groups of people is required, working on board a traditionally rigged sailing vessel is a plus.
The EdCo oversees and facilitates educational programs aboard the AJ Meerwald and on shore. The EdCo assists with program preparation, evaluations, ticket sales, merchandise, and all other shipboard administrative tasks. Position requires environmental education experience, strong environmental ethic, flexibility, and a positive attitude. A bachelor’s degree in education, environmental science, or a related field a plus. Experience working aboard a traditionally rigged sailing vessel a plus.
Responsibilities of a Deckhand/Educator include participating in onboard and shore-based programming and participating in vessel maintenance and operations. A strong environmental ethic, plenty of stamina, flexibility, and a positive attitude are required. Environmental education experience and experience working aboard a traditionally rigged sailing vessel are strongly recommended.
Responsibilities of a Deckhand/Educator Intern include participating on onboard and shore-based programming and participating in vessel maintenance and operations. A strong environmental ethic, plenty of stamina, flexibility, and a positive attitude are required. Environmental education experience and experience working aboard a traditionally rigged sailing vessel are a plus. Interns serve for a 2-3 month period during the sailing season, with openings available starting in early April.