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 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.


Vessel Logistics Manager

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater is seeking a full-time Vessel Logistics Manager to join the team on a permanent basis. The Vessel Logistics Manager works primarily in conjunction with Clearwater’s Education Director and sloop Captains to manage all aspects of booking and scheduling the sloop’s onboard education program, public sails, and vessel charters. Click here for a full job description.

To apply, e-mail resume and cover letter to:

Erin Macchiaroli, Director of Operations at Priority applications before July 17.

2019 Crew Positions

Fall Sailing Crew (July/August – November)

Clearwater is currently accepting applications for all deck positions (1st Mate, 2nd Mate, Cook, Engineer, Bos’un, Deckhand, Educator/Deckhand, and Trainees) for the Spring 2019 season. 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.  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: