For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
American Cruise Lines is adding Junior Mates to join its brand new ships on the coasts and rivers of the United States. We deliver highly customized experiences to each guest on our small, luxury ships. We offer over 30 unique 7 to 14 night itineraries on the East Coast, Pacific Northwest and Mississippi River. Each ship carries between 100 and 200 passengers under a US flag. Each ship is equipped with the latest safety, navigation, and communications systems. American Cruise Lines currently has 11 ships in service and 2 under construction.
Responsibility for tendering passengers and crew between the ship and shore while a anchor
Anchor watches when not handling launch
Participating in steering the ship
Participates with docking and anchoring maneuvers: handling lines, gangways, anchors, ect.
Standing watches: gangway and deck watch. These watches include security, maintenance and passenger assistance duties
Loading and unloading passenger luggage, ship stores, ect.
Maintenance, painting, cleaning, lifting lines and other heavy objects
Various additional duties relating to the navigational and handling of the ship
Minimum 25 ton USCG Master's license
Graduate of a Maritime Academy or professional experience as a launch operator
High School graduate
Pass a pre-employment drug test
Physically strong, with stamina to work long hours, lift 50 pounds
Well groomed neat appearance
Friendly and out going
Strong communication skills
College experience preferred
US Citizenship or legally authorized to work in the United States
Ability to clearly speak and write the English language