PROTECT THE OCEAN...
AS CAPTAIN OF ROZALIA PROJECT’S TRASH-HUNTING OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH VESSEL, THE 60’ CUTTER RIGGED SLOOP AND RECORD BREAKING CIRCUMNAVIGATOR, AMERICAN PROMISE.
January 2023:: Rozalia Project invites applications for a seasonal full position of Captain.
Rozalia Project is a non-profit organization who leads expeditions aboard our 60’ Sailing Oceanographic Sailing Vessel, American Promise. Based out of Portland, Maine in the winter Kittery, Maine in the summer, our Expeditions are a combination of marine debris cleanups, solutions based science research and education. Our 2023 season will take us as far south as NYC and northeast throughout the Gulf of Maine in the Northern Atlantic Ocean.
The position is for 4 months of full-time work, involving approximately 10 weeks of programming in coastal waters. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, sailing as master of Rozalia Project’s Research Vessel, American Promise with all ancillary duties. Including but not limited to boat repair and maintenance, sailing, trip planning, navigation, daily safety checks of vessel, maintaining fuel and ship logs, sail training with onboard volunteers, tender operations and assisting program leaders with other mission related activities. There is opportunity to participate in cleanups, education and other mission related activities.
Salary commensurate with experience.
A review of applications will commence on February 13th and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronic copies of a cover letter, current resume, USCG credentials, and the names and contact information for 3 professional references. Email materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions about this position may also be sent to this address.
About Rozalia Project:
Rozalia Project (www.rozaliaproject.org) is a non profit whose mission is to clean and protect the ocean and conserve healthy and thriving marine ecosystems. We are tackling the problem of marine debris through restoration (cleanups), education, solutions based research and technology aboard the greenest research vessel in the world, American Promise . Our volunteers aboard are made up of people from a variety of cultural, academic and geographic backgrounds, ages 18-71 (so far) all with a unifying mission to protect and clean our oceans.
Rozalia Project is an equal opportunity employer and committed to the development of a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ candidates. We value input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the organization with the goal to create a professional community which is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity.