Maritime Careers


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Maritime Career Opportunities

Maritime Headhunters, LLC    

Captain Kelly Sweeney, Master (Oceans) Any Gross Tons, Master of Towing Vessels (Oceans), well-known columnist for Professional Mariner Magazine, and author of the book From The Bridge has launched a maritime employment service called Maritime Headhunters, LLC. Captain Sweeney will use his 28 years of experience to connect maritime companies with pre-screened job applicants. Interested Companies and applicants can find out more by going to the website.


Westwood Shipping Lines

Westwood Shipping Lines is an ocean transportation company that operates a fleet of seven vessels in the North Pacific between the Pacific Northwest and Asia.  The corporate office is located in the South Hill area of Puyallup, Washington.   The position reports directly to the Director of Project Cargo. This is a non-exempt position.



Wilhelmsen Ships Service

Wilhelmsen Ships Service is looking for Ships Agent at Portland, Oregon.  Previous maritime industry experience preferred.  Compensation pending qualifications.  If interested contact Mitch Anderson at 503.222.1561 (all inquiries confidential).


Department of Ecology

The Department of Ecology is recruiting for a Program Rule and Process Coordinator (Marine Transportation Safety Specialist 3) in the  Spill Prevention, Preparedness, and Response (SPPR) that will be located in the headquarters building in Lacey, WA.

This position will focus on special policy assignments (e.g. legislative reports), rulemaking coordination, standard operating procedures development, and training coordination.

We are looking for applicants with good judgment, strong policy and writing skills, who can work collaboratively with a diverse group of staff and stakeholders to deliver key outcomes.

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Washington State Ferries

Washington State Ferries (WSF) offers on-call and permanent employment in the fleet and at our headquarters in Seattle, WA. Most jobs provide full benefits, training and a flexible work schedule.


Harley Marine Services, Inc. 

Harley Marine Services, Inc. (HMS) is a leading provider of marine transportation services in the United States. HMS has a number of openings for Vessel, Shore-side and Management positions and is looking to hire the following positions:

  • Alaska Marine Operations Manager
  • Claims Manager
  • Licensed Engineers
  • Dispatchers
  • Port Mechanics
  • Port Engineers
  • ATB Captains
  • ATB Mates
  • Mates
  • Tankerman

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Sylvia Snow
Seattle, Washington

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