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Career Opportunities

Shipwrights, Full-time/Year-round

CBMM is currently accepting applications for experienced Shipwrights.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in traditional wooden boat construction and/or restoration

  • Proficiency in use and maintenance of wood shop machinery

  • Basic rigging and metal fabrication skills a plus

  • Must provide all necessary hand tools

  • Good communication skills with the desire to work on display, interpreting and interfacing with volunteers, apprentices and the general public

  • Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.

To apply, email cover letter and resume to hr@cbmm.org.


Shipwright Apprentices, full-time/year-round

The Shipyard is a working exhibit of Chesapeake Bay wooden boatbuilding and restoration, open to the public seven days a week and staffed by CBMM employees and volunteers.

CBMM is now offering formal four-year apprentice certifications, developed in line with U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration standards, and registered with the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program, a division of Maryland DLLR’s Workforce Development and Adult Learning.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Wooden boat school graduate or wooden boat with repair and/or building experience
• Proficiency in use and maintenance of wood shop machinery
• Basic rigging and metal fabrication skills a plus
• Must provide all necessary hand tools
• Good communication skills. Ability to work on display, interpreting and interfacing with staff, volunteers, and the general public

These apprenticeship position are full time with an expected minimum work schedule of 40 hours per week. All staff is expected to be available to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings and weekends.

To apply, email cover letter and resume to hr@cbmm.org.