Marine Employment


Current Openings

The following positions are currently available:
Communications Electronics Technician (New)
Marine Electrician (Relief)
First Assistant Engineer
Second Assistant Engineer


To apply for a position, please complete the Employee Application Form (pdf) and mail it to the following address:

Marine Employment
Port Office - MS#27
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Please include a photocopy of your:
  • Merchant Mariner’s Document (pages 1 - 6)
  • STCW 95 Basic Safety Course Certificates
  • STCW 95 United States Coast Guard Endorsement
  • All licenses and training documents, including GMDSS
  • Information page of your current passport
  • Drug Free Certificate (if less than six months old)
  • Transportation Worker's Identification Credential (TWIC)

Please Note:
1. WHOI requires all crew members to have United States Coast Guard licenses and endorsements.
You must also have a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC).  View Website: