Job Opportunities

Clearwater offers a number of job opportunities. While passion for the Hudson River environment is a key requirement for working at Clearwater, we also strive for diversity and to hire individuals who have an outstanding track record. Employee selection is based on his/her ability to perform required tasks and 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.


Job Description

Green Cities Coordinator

Our Green Cities Initiative (GCI) seeks to create sustainable Hudson Valley communities, with a focus on Hudson River cities including Kingston, Poughkeepsie, Newburgh, Beacon and Peekskill, through education, training, community organizing, and planning assistance related to watershed anagement, green infrastructure, and environmental and climate justice. It also includes elements of career development and preparation for inner city youth.

The Green Cities Coordinator is responsible for performing program work, which currently has a focus on urban watershed protection initiatives and is grant-supported. Duties include coordinating community groups, performing stream assessments, developing green-infrastructure plans, mentoring youth, and organizing education and outreach programs and events.

For a full job description, click here. To apply, email a resume, cover letter to



Crew Positions
July through November 2015

Clearwater is currently accepting applications for all deck positions (1st Mate, 2nd Mate, Cook, Engineer, Bosun, Deckhand and Apprentices) for the Fall 2015 season (July through November 2015). You will be working with a crew of 10-18 people (some volunteers) delivering Clearwater’s education program to 4th-12th graders as well as occasional programs for adults. Applicants with prior educational/sailing experience are preferred. Applicants should have strong communication skills, an active interest in education and an ability to work/live in a close knit community. Crew members work a 5-day-on, 2-day-off schedule. All crew are required to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check. Compensation includes room and board.

See detailed job descriptions here: Applicants should sent their resume with a cover letter specifying which positions they’re interested in to


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