Employment and Internships
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is a dynamic organization with diverse staffing needs that create a variety of job opportunities. From curatorial and Museum education staff, to shipwrights and apprentices, to accounting, fundraising, administration, and operations, professional staff work together to further the Museum’s mission.
Boat Livery Attendant
This hourly position is a part time, seasonal role with an expected minimum work schedule of 25 hours a week. All staff is expected to be available to work a flexible schedule that will include weekends. To Apply To apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org your resume.
• CPR and First Aid Current Certification
• Life Guard Certification (Optional)
• Pass a State and Federal criminal background check
• Complete a medical information, consent and release form
• Read and understand the Medical and Emergency Plans for the program
• Be able to lift 50 lbs.
• Good communication skills
• At least 2 years of experience sailing and knowledge of boat handling
• MD Boater License and completed Boater Safety Course
Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:
1. Daily set up and tear down of Boat Rental Area.
2. Coordinate with Boatyard Program Manager and the Welcome Center Staff for daily and ongoing updates concerning rentals.
3. Administer safety gear, waivers, sailing competency, and boat rentals.
4. Work with volunteers ensuring the safety of participants.
5. Regular communication with the Boatyard Program Manager. Reporting any damage, accidents, personnel issues, participant issues, or maintenance problems with the Boat Yard Program Manager in a timely and clear fashion.
6. Driving the chase boat and notifying the Welcome Center via radio if there is a capsize.
Event & Facility Rental Coordinator
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum seeks an experienced Event & Facility Rental Coordinator to manage and grow private grounds and facility rentals as well as assist in the planning and execution of all of the Museum’s annual festivals, public events, and donor cultivation events.
Under the supervision of the Museum’s Director of Events, the Event & Facility Rental Coordinator must combine excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task.The successful candidate will have a strong and proven track record of successful facility rental sales. A flexible schedule requires availability most Saturdays to allow for weekend grounds rental appointments, private events, festivals, and other public events.
Requirements include a college degree or equivalent professional experience, with 2-5 years’ experience in event planning, hospitality, marketing, customer service, or sales preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and the ability to maintain and update various online wedding and events listings is also required. The position involves moderate physical labor and requires lifting and moving objects up to 40 pounds, climbing stairs, stooping, lifting and walking the grounds. This is a full time position with excellent benefits. Send cover letter with resume and references to Human Resources, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, PO Box 636, St. Michaels, MD 21663 or email all materials to email@example.com
Guest Services Manager
Schedule: This position is a full-time, non-exempt position at the Museum with an expected minimum work schedule of 40 hours per week. Guest Services staff are expected to work a flexible schedule that includes weekends and/or expanded seasonal hours. The Guest Services Manager is expected to be present for all special events and some advancement functions unless otherwise arranged with the Vice President of Constituent Services and may be assigned to work in a capacity alternate to that defined.
Scope: The Museum’s Guest Services function is comprised of the following areas: admissions, membership sales, customer service, special events, marina operations and security. As the Museum’s front-line sales force, the Guest Services Manager is responsible for ensuring that all guests are greeted, engaged and informed about the Museum. The Manager must also promote a positive public image to members, guests and the local community.DOWNLOAD FULL JOB DESCRIPTION HERE
Schedule: This position is a seasonal full-time position of the Museum with an expected minimum work schedule of 40 hours per week. The Dockmaster is expected to work weekends and/or the expanded seasonal hours as scheduled by their supervisor. The Dockmaster is expected to be present for all special events unless otherwise arranged with the Guest Services Manager and may be assigned to work in a capacity alternate to that defined
Scope: The Museum’s Guest Services function is comprised of the following areas: admissions and membership sales, customer service, marina operations, and security. As part of the Museum’s front-line of customer service, the Dockmaster is responsible for overseeing the marina and docking operations; ensuring that all Docking Members and guests are greeted, assisted, engaged, and informed about the Museum. The Dockmaster must promote a positive public image to members, guests, and the local community.DOWNLOAD FULL JOB DESCRIPTION HERE
Guest Services Hosts
Applications are due by close of business April 10th 2015.
Notice of acceptance for positions will be made by April 27th 2015.
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is seeking candidates for seasonal full-time/part-time positions as Guest Services Host. Looking for those with an optimistic “can-do” attitude and outgoing personality. Week and Weekend work required. Some heavy lifting involved. Must have great customer service skills and be reliable. Marina experience is a plus.DOWNLOAD FULL JOB DESCRIPTION HERE
Now Closed for 2015. Check back in winter 2016 for new applications
To apply, please email HR@cbmm.org your resume and a thoughtful cover letter which includes how the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum internship fits with your background and career goals and what you hope to achieve from the experience, as well as what you believe you can contribute. Also required for consideration is a copy of your most recent transcript, and a letter of recommendation. The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, age or sexual orientation.
Requirements, Compensation & Application
Successful completion of an accredited boat building school is preferred, but applicants with related experience will be considered. Though not required, it is strongly suggested that applicants visit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum campus.
Mail or fax your completed application to:
Michael Gorman, Boatyard Manager
PO Box 636
St. Michaels, MD 21663-0636
Phone: 410-745-4968 | Fax: 410-745-6088