Employment opportunities with the Cape May-Lewes Ferry

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Job Opportunities at the Cape May - Lewes Ferry

Join our crew - for both land and sea positions! The Cape May-Lewes Ferry employs people in a wide range of posts with varied experiences and skill sets from ordinary seamen to bartenders, customer service reps to marine engineers. 

We have casual and part-time positions available, as well as full-time, salaried positions. The Ferry runs year-round, so there are open positions throughout the year. If you don't see the exact spot you want now, check back throughout the year. 

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Featured Full-Time Positions: Maintenance Supervisors

Ready to take the next step in your career? In this position, you'll oversee a skilled and semi-skilled workforce in one or more maintenance areas for Authority-owned or operated facilities. This position is responsible for project management/execution, scheduling, planning, daily personnel assignment, budgetary control and monitoring for assigned projects and operational activities.

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Featured Seasonal/Casual Positions: Marine Crew

 We've got several opportunities to join our Marine Crew and help assist with the operation and upkeep of the vessels. If you're looking to spend a summer out on the water, or you're looking for a foot-in-the-door in the Maritime Industry, these positions could be for you!

Casual Ordinary Seaman
Casual Able Bodied Seaman
Casual Assistant Engineer
Casual Night Vessel Operator


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Featured Season/Casual Positions: Vessel Food & Retail

Looking for a different spin on your typical food & retail experience? We've got several opportunities to join our Food & Retail team aboard the vessels:

Casual Production Cook
Casual Food & Retail Supervisor
Casual Food & Retail Associate

Food & Retail at the Ferry

Featured Seasonal/Casual Positions: Customer Service Representatives

Are you a people person? Do you enjoy lending a hand and being a problem-solver? If the idea of talking with passengers, helping them book Ferry travel and answering their questions about the Ferry, reservations, and what there is to do in and around Cape May and Lewes sounds like something that might be up your alley, we'd love to talk to you about joining our Customer Service team!

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Learn On The Job. Did you know you don't always need prior experience to start at some jobs at the Ferry? Many crew and landside positions allow you to learn on the job, and working during the season is a great way to test if you like working in marine transportation while learning about marine career opportunities. Several local men and women who never previously considered careers outside of the more traditional fields of hospitality, education and health care found they truly loved work on or by the water once they started working at the Ferry. 
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Great question, here are just some of the positions for which we hire: 

Marine Engineer
Vessel Operators
Able Bodied (AB Seamen)
Ordinary Seamen
Warehouse Workers
Customer Service
And more!!


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Did you know that we train on-the-job for many of the positions at the Ferry? That includes training prior landlubbers the ropes in becoming marine crew -- starting as ordinary seaman and gaining the knowledge to potentially rise through the ranks.

In marine lingo - that's called being a Hawsepiper. Two of our captains first started with us in food & retail positions before moving on board as marine crew. Could you be next?