The schooner SULTANA is currently seeking an Education Director, Deckhand/Educators, and a Cook for its 2018 sailing season. During the 2018 season, SULTANA will travel the full length of the Chesapeake Bay, visiting numerous ports in both Maryland and Virginia. SULTANA will work with over 4,500 students and teachers doing educational day sails as well as 3-8 day live aboard programs.
Education Director: In addition to being an active member of the crew, the Education Director is responsible for the daily implementation of our award winning educational program onboard the vessel.
Cook: In addition to being an active member of the crew, the Cook will be responsible for maintaining a clean and well-organized galley and for all provisioning. During the spring and fall the Cook is only providing meals for the crew, 5-7 people. During the summer the Cook will be providing three meals plus a snack to 16-20 people.
Employment for these positions begins in March and continues through November. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree and prior educational/sailing experience are preferred. Applicants should have strong communication skills and an active interest in education. Crew members often work 5-day weeks, receive competitive compensation and are provided with a private bunk onboard the ship as well as space in SULTANA’s new crew apartment in downtown Chestertown, Maryland.