Job Opportunities

Clearwater offers a number of job opportunities. While passion for the Hudson River environment is a key requirement for getting a job with Clearwater, we look for diverse people with an outstanding track record. Employee selection is based on his/her ability to perform required tasks and the Equal Employment Opportunity Act provisions. Check back with us often, as we update our Job Opportunities page regularly.

Clearwater is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

If you are interested in volunteering with Clearwater, please visit our Volunteer Opportunities page.

Clearwater Sailing Crew Positions
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater hires its professional crew to work closely with the onboard educators, sailing apprentices, education interns, and new volunteers joining the sloop each week. Please see our CREW page for detailed descriptions of our sailing positions.


Green Cities Coordinator, Clearwater’s Green Cities Initiative
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater is seeking candidates to serve as our Green Cities Initiative (GCI) Coordinator.  Clearwater’s Green Cities Initiative seeks to create sustainable Hudson River communities, including in Kingston, Poughkeepsie, Newburgh, Beacon, and Peekskill, through education, training, organizing, and planning assistance related to watershed management, green stormwater infrastructure, urban forestry and environmental and climate justice. Please click here to view a complete job description. This is a part-time contract position (initially 20 hours per week), with good potential for growth. A background in environmental science and experience in community organizing is a must. A person bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred because of the character of the communities in this program and present and future grant commitments. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to, with the subject:  “Green Cities Application.”


Environmental Action & Green Cities Internships
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater has ongoing internships in Environmental Action and Green Cities. Want to help close Indian Point and transition the Hudson Valley to a Green Energy Economy, work on Environmental Justice, get environmental law experience?  For more information, please contact Manna Jo Greene at, (845) 265-8080, x7113