Current Job Openings

These job openings represent some of the positions available with companies who are members of the Maine Marine Trades Association (MMTA). MMTA does not provide employment services. Please contact each listing member directly if you would like more information about any of these positions. Please note that MMTA is not responsible for immediate removal of any position that has been filled.

Current Job Openings

Job Posted:

John Williams Boat Company

John Williams Boat Company, of Mount Desert is looking for an individual to join our
general yard labor team. Some of this position’s duties include:
hauling/moving/launching boats, unstepping/stepping masts, pressure washing boats,
boat handling, bottom painting of boats, boat cleaning, and yard maintenance.
Applicant must be able to lift 50 lbs. and have a strong work ethic.
Position is full time, year round from 7 am – 3:30 pm Monday – Friday.
Compensation: Competitive pay. Benefits include paid time off, paid holidays, 401k with
matching contributions, health insurance, life insurance and paid training.

To apply, please visit to fill out an application, email us at
[email protected] or call 207-244-7854.

Job Posted:

Come join the elite team of the DiMillo’s Yacht Sales Professionals

DiMillo’s Yacht Sales, a professional yacht dealership in Maine is expanding. We are an exclusive dealer for Sabre Yachts, Back Cove Yachts, MJM and Limestone. We are seeking an ambitious and experienced full time Yacht Broker to join the sales team in our Kittery, Maine location.  Candidate must have proven sales experience – yacht sales experience including a book of clients is helpful.  Candidate will be responsible for building the brokerage business in Kittery, in addition to selling new Sabre Yachts, Back Cove Yachts, and MJM Yachts.

Our ideal candidate will possess the following skills:  a basic understanding of contracts, ability to negotiate with high-net-worth individuals, ability to conduct effective presentations and demonstrations, selling to customer needs, excellent communication skills and attention to details.  Additional skills required are proficient use of a variety of computer and mobile communication including: Excel, Email Client (MAC or PC), input and entry of internet hosted contracts including e-signing documents as well as online yacht listings and mobile/tablet email and texting communication.  Candidate must be able to work independently, but also be able to work in a team environment.

DiMillo’s Yacht Sales has been around for nearly 25 years and we continue to grow! This is a rare opportunity for the right professional.  Do not hesitate and apply today.

DiMillo’s Yacht Sales offers a competitive compensation package and a generous benefits package including medical insurance, dental insurance and much more.  DiMillo’s Yacht Sales is an equal opportunity employer.  DYS does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status or otherwise.

Resume and inquiries can be sent to [email protected].  Those without demonstrated sales success will not be considered.

Job Posted:

Strouts Point Wharf Co. in South Freeport is looking for an individual to join our general yard labor team. Some of this position’s duties include sanding and bottom painting of boats, boat detailing, shrink wrap, moving/launching boats. Applicant must be able to lift 50 lbs. and have a strong work ethic.

This is a wonderful opportunity for someone looking to learn on the job and advance their career or skillset. Opportunities to learn operation of workboats, man-lift, 25ton marine travel lift, hydraulic trailer, forklift, tractor, and 15ton crane are available. This is also a great opportunity to learn a specialized trade and work your way up in the field.

Compensation: Competitive pay. Benefits include paid time off, paid holidays, 401k with matching contributions, profit sharing, health insurance, life insurance, dental insurance, employee discounts and opportunities for paid training.

Job Posted:

Fore Points Marina, Security Guard – Guards, patrols, and monitors premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules.

Investigates disturbances and reports to authorities as necessary. Strong attention to detail and awareness of surroundings and property.

Circulate among guests to preserve order and protect property, understands marina rules and warns patrons of infractions.

Assists customers with docking as needed. Prepares nightly shift report. Full and part time positions available; year-round employment. Nights, evenings and weekends.

Click here for more information and to download an application

Submit a copy of your resume and application to [email protected]


Job Posted:

Strouts Point Wharf Co. in South Freeport is looking for an individual to join our mechanics team. This position includes repair and service on all types of marine engines, both gasoline and diesel, with an emphasis on Honda Outboards.

Duties include commissioning/decommissioning, troubleshooting and repair of Honda outboards, other outboard engines, water systems, inboard engines, heating/cooling systems, electrical systems, and heads. Ability to research in catalogs and on-line. Familiarity with Dockmaster a plus.

Compensation: Pay $25-$35 depending on experience. Benefits include 401k, profit sharing, health insurance, short/long term disability insurance, dental insurance. Employee discounts. Paid training.

How to apply:  Send letter of interest and resume to P.O. Box 780, South Freeport, ME, 04078 or email [email protected], call us (207) 865-3899

Job Posted:

John Williams Boat Company is seeking a marine fabricator and welder to join our team at our full-service boatyard and boat building facility operating in Mount Desert, Maine. Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years experience in the industry. Good communication skills and strong work ethic are necessary prerequisites. Must be able to lift 50 lbs and comfortable working in, on, and around boats. Position is full-time, year-round from 7:00am-3:30pm M-F. We offer health insurance, 401K retirement plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off.

Pay rate is based on experience. Please reply with resume, contact information, and references.

Download the employment application hereemail it to [email protected], or mail it to PO Box 80, Mount Desert, Maine 04660.


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Careers and Training

Consider a Career in the Marine Trades

Whether you are just getting started thinking about a career, or maybe thinking about a career change, the marine trades in Maine is an industry full of opportunity and you can be part of it. America’s marine industry began in Maine and today it combines centuries-old traditional skills with some of the most cutting-edge technologies of the future. Maine hosts hundreds of companies involved in products and services such as:

  • Boat Building
  • Marine Engineering and Design
  • Marine Electronics
  • Sail Making and Rigging
  • Management
  • Woodworking and Joinery
  • Marine Mechanics and Systems
  • Painting and Finishing
  • Equipment Operations
  • Yacht Captains
  • Sales and Marketing
  • …and MORE

The marine trades allow you to use your skills in fields like math, drafting, electronics, mechanics, woodworking and chemistry to build a lucrative and rewarding career. You can also be involved in the exciting field of composite technology. Approximately 90% of Maine boat builders utilize composite technologies in their work today. Not only that, the skills used in composite technology are in high demand around the world. Contact us for more information about career opportunities in the marine trades industry.

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Maine Marine Trades Association

Please check our event page for information on training events for the marine industry. Some of the topics we offer include:

  • OSHA 10-Hour Industry Safety Certification
  • Crane Operator Safety Training
  • Straddle-lift Safety Training
  • Hydraulic Trailer Safety Training
  • Hydraulic Systems Training
  • Certification testing for the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC)

The Landing School
Maine is fortunate to be home to The Landing School, one of the top marine industry training centers in the United States. The Landing School in Arundel is also the only school in the world offering accredited programs in yacht design, wooden boat building, composite boat building and marine systems under one roof – and the only residential yacht design degree program in the United States. The Landing School is an innovative training ground for the future of the marine industry, providing men and women pursuing their passion for boats with the education and inspiration to turn their passion into a career.
For more information

Southern Maine Community College 
With help from the Maine Quality Center funding, SMCC’s South Portland Campus has been offering Basic Yamaha Outboard Technician training. For more information email: [email protected] or call 207-741-5951.

Promoting Growth, Prosperity, &
Cooperation Within the Marine
Industry in Maine

Promoting Growth, Prosperity, &
Cooperation Within the Marine
Industry in Maine