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Military to Mariner Transition

Open Positions with the Seafarers International Union Veterans Program

Job Opportunities

Licensed Engineer: Engineer Instructor and Ship Engineer

Full Time or Part-Time Compensation: To be determined The largest commercial merchant marine training facility,…
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Chief Cook Culinary Specialist

The Chief Cook is responsible for overseeing the general operation of the galley; utilizing Healthy…
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Engineering Fireman/Oiler and Watertender (FOWT)

The Engineering Fireman/Oiler and Watertender (FOWT) is responsible for standing engineering watches. This includes but…
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Able Seaman: Deck Department

Able Seaman (M) will work as a watch stander or day worker in the Deck…
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Explore Careers

Advance your professional maritime career with a variety of jobs and opportunities offered through Seafarers International Union. From entry-level Apprenticeships to credentialed, experienced mariners, there is an opportunity for everyone.

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Military to Maritime

Career Opportunities for Current Military and Veterans


Oversee deck duties such as navigating, watchstanding, inspecting, cargo organizing, and lifeboat launching.

Engine Department

Manage the maintenance, systems, and internal machinery of the ship.

Steward Department

Cook quality meals for the crew and coordinate all the culinary supplies.

Medical Department

Use your medical experience to start a new career at sea.

Apprenticeship Program

Study at our first-class seafarers training facility and learn new skills.


“Get paid to travel the world.” Our flexible maritime careers include opportunities for extensive sea and shore exploration.


Our close-knit community connects you to a diverse crew of passionate mariners and other maritime professionals.


Apply for jobs that offer competitive pay, flexible lifestyles, retirement benefits, educational opportunities, and more.



3 Simple Steps

Get started by signing up for your free account through the My Maritime Careers portal. Here you can explore career opportunities on one simple dashboard, start or continue your application, and connect with our team of professional recruiters to find the right opportunity.

  • Register Your Account
  • Complete Your Profile
  • Apply for a Career

Our Mission is Simple

We’re here to help you succeed in your maritime career. Our platform helps both experienced and entry-level professionals to advance.