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Educator/Deckhand
Seasonal, starting April 2021 - September 2021
Posted by: Hudson River Sloop Clearwater Inc. on February 22, 2021
Category: Deck: Unlicensed

The Clearwater is now accepting applications for the position of Educator Deckhand for two month periods during the 2021 season (April 5 – September 19). This is a revolving two month position so we will continue to accept applications throughout the year.

Under the direction of the First Mate, Educator Deckhands carry out the daily operations of the vessel, both during maintenance periods and underway, education or otherwise. Under the direction of the Onboard Education Coordinator, Educator Deckhands assist in providing the educational program and have additional responsibilities such as preparing education equipment and assisting with volunteer training in education stations. Preference is for applicants to have a background in environmental studies, education, or a related field. As an entry-level position, Educator Deckhands are expected to take initiative to educate themselves in all aspects of vessel operations, safety and seamanship.

The Sloop Clearwater sails on the Hudson River, between Albany and NYC, and works to provide innovative environmental education programs, advocacy, and celebrations designed to expand people’s experience, awareness and stewardship of this magnificent natural resource.

See job description.

See job description.

Required certifications:
License: None, Inland

Rate includes room, board and meals.

CLEARWATER
CLEARWATER

Specifications

Flag: United States of America
Rig: Sloop
Homeport: Beacon, NY
Sparred Length: 106'
LOD: 76' 6
LWL: 67'
Draft: 6' 6
Beam: 24'
Rig height: 108'
Sail Area: 4350 square feet
Tons: 69
Hull: wood
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