Job Postings

 Essential Marine Trades Businesses are hiring!


PT Shipwright’s Co-op

We’re hiring for several positions including a shipwright, marine electrician, mechanic, marine plumber and systems, metal worker/welder, painter/finisher, rigger, and general labor! We are an equal opportunity employer with competitive pay and a benefits package. Learn more below!


Bookkeeping Assistant: Reports to Accounting Manager, Performs a variety of administrative duties related to the documentation that contribute to the professional, friendly, and profitable operation of the financial operations of the business.

Job tasks include but are not limited to the following:
· Provide administrative support to Accountant –  Assist in preparing and maintain AP and AR – Process, prepare and record invoices and vendor bills
· Enter data, maintain records, and create reports – · Maintain an accurate and organized file system – · Answer calls and other administrative duties – · Document processes in office

Technical Skills
• Microsoft Office, QuickBooks • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail • Ability to understand financial data, processes, and procedures
Physical Requirements
• Requires periods of working behind a desk and documenting work • Requires lifting 15 lbs without assistance
Work Environment
Work is performed in a boat yard, which can subject workers to loud levels of noise, fumes, debris, tripping hazards and sharp metal edges. Personal protective equipment will be provided to staff, but personnel are responsible for ensuring that the equipment is properly used and for being aware of their surroundings.
Other Duties
· Practice standard work procedures and develop new processes needed with business growth · Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the Company’s Values in all interactions with customers, co-workers and vendors.
· This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Benefits: · Premara Health Insurance · 6 Paid Holiday · Paid Sick Leave
Providing fine craftsmanship through a high performing team and a customer centric experience.
Job Type: Full-time – Pay: $20.00 – $25.00 per hour

Posted July 2021

ACI Boats is now hiring for the following positions:

-Cabinet Maker


-CNC Operator

-Aluminum Fabricator

-Marine Electrician

ACI Boats is a welded aluminum boat manufacturing company located in the Port of Port Townsend, specializing in recreational and commercial vessels in the 22ft-50ft range. We offer ongoing technical job training, path to advancement, competitive compensation packages, full health benefits, and paid holidays. Come join our team! To apply for an opportunity, please email resumes to: jobs (at)

ACI Boats 2900 Washington St Port Townsend, WA 360-385-1203

Posted July 2021


Facility Maintenance Technician
Development & Campaign Coordinator
House Manager

POSTED MAY 17th, 2021


The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding is hiring a full-time Boat Building Instructor. As a degree-granting, accredited school, NWSWB requires faculty to demonstrate both experience in the trade and ability to teach. Instructors use teaching methods such as lectures, demonstrations, student feedback, homework assignments, 1:1 session checking student’s skills, and boat projects. These methods are modeled using industry standards in safety, craftsmanship, and project management. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in boat building as well as teaching skills and work with dedication towards the success of the program. This is a full-time 40 hour per week year- round position. For a full job description and to apply go to:


Posted November 2nd, 2020 – Still valid in May 2021


We have openings for employment opportunities here at the Foundry. Come be part of the team and learn the  skills of a timeless tradition and trade.  On the job training is just part of what we do.


Peter R. Langley, Port Townsend Foundry LLC

251 Otto St.., Port Townsend WA. 98368

  1. 360 385-6425
  2. 360 385-1947

“The bigger the dream, The larger the reality”

Updated July 2021:

Sea Marine has 2 openings; Click on the title to see a PDF description.

EXPERIENCED Marine Technician July 2021

POSTED February 4th, 2021

Emerald Marine Carpentry

Emerald Marine is looking for a journeyman shipwright or marine carpenter to join our crew mid April to mid June 2021. During that time we will be doing a significant structural repair to an historic vessel and completing the fit-out of a new build.
Interested individuals should be able both follow their own lead, with supervision, and work well within a crew. Pay is on par within the industry and negotiable based on experience, etc.
This is also an opportunity to join our team permanently if the situation works for everyone.

Andy Stewart
703 30th Street, Anacortes, WA 98221





September 27, 2019

Seeking New MRC Members

The Jefferson MRC currently has openings for the following volunteer positions:

  • District 1 Rep
  • District 3 Rep
  • Environmental Interests Rep
  • Commercial or Economic Interests (Alternate)
  • Marine Science Practitioner

We advise our County Commissioners on issues related to the marine resources of East Jefferson County and sponsor projects that reflect local priorities.

Applicants should have demonstrated interest, experience and/or affiliation with marine and shoreline-related activities, organizations or businesses. 

Of particular interest are: familiarity with water quality issues, communication skills, maritime trades or marine-related businesses, restoration/conservation practitioner experience or education focus.

For more information, see the Vacancy Announcement, explore this website or contact must submit a letter of interest and an MRC Application Form Positions are open until filled. For more info, contact Cheryl Lowe ( or 360-379-5610 x 230.)  SSelection Committee will begin reviewing applications for the above positions on Sept. 30, 2019.

October 2018

Maintenance Tech/ Mechanic–Port of PT

Join the dynamic team at the Port of Port Townsend! The Port is seeking a self-motivated, team-oriented, and positive individual to join the Port team as a full-time Maintenance Technician II/Mechanic I. Submissions should include application, resume and cover letter.  Salary range is $23.78-26.77, DOE and DOQ, and includes benefits package. This is a union position. Position open until filled. The Port of Port Townsend is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Click here for JOB DESCRIPTION


August 2018

Meridian Stainless, Inc. is looking for experienced CNC Operators, Machinists, and Metal Fabricators to join their growing business.

To be considered, please email your resume to No phone calls or walk-ins please.


August 2018

EDENSAW WOODS, LTD. is hiring a Local Class A CDL driver.  Applicants must be notivated, responsible, and detail oriented.  Duties will include deliveries as well as general warehouse work.  This is a full-time position including benefits.  Applications are available at 211 Seton Rd., PT, & on our website:


August  2018  NW Maritime Center is hiring a Boat Shop Manager.  Duties include maintenance of NWMC fleet, rental of Boat Shop Space & manage Boat Shop volunteers.

Full job description can be found at  https://nwmaritime,org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/boat-shop-manager-job-posting-2018.pdf


August 1, 2018  Now hiring experienced marine carpenter.  Must have atleast 2 years experience in finish woodworking &/or cabinetry.  Marine experience desired.  This is a fulltime, permanent position.  Benefits include insurance.  Wages DOE.

Email resune to


August 2018

Port Townsend Foundry LLC is now hiring,

We are looking for motivated people to join the team and have a number of positions to filed.

Machinist, skilled and or apprentice, pattern maker, skilled or apprentice,  grinding room and molding personal.

If you like to be involved with manufacturing of high quality products and have a strong desire to learn processes this maybe a place to start.

Send a resume or stop by and fill out an application.     360 385-6425    Contact Pete or Cathy Langley


July 2018

Star Marine Inc. is a Puget Sound based, small family owned and operated tug boat company established in 1976 seeking to hire a Deckhand. The ideal candidate will reside in Washington state, have tug boat experience and possess a merchant mariner credential with AB and or Tonnage endorsement. Work consists of 3-7 day trips on inland voyages. Star Marine is a small company that does all their own maintenance on a fleet of 4 tugboats. Inbetween busy times, everyone has the opportunity to do maintenance in a 9-5 type schedule. Experience in cooking, and maintenance work are a plus.

CONTACT:  Tonya Hunt,  Business Development,  Star Marine Inc.   206 842 7198    <>

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