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Job Title: First Mate
Department: Schooner Lois McClure
Supervisor: Erick Tichonuk, Tour Coordinator and Captain

Full Time Seasonal Position
Dates: June 12 –October 27, 2017

Tour Details: Schooner Lois McClure 2017 Legacy Tour

Position Summary

The First Mate position will serve aboard the Lois McClure, a full-scale replica of an 1862-class sailing canal boat, constructed in Burlington, Vermont.  For the past thirteen years, she has been an ambassador for the Champlain Valley, retracing the historic commercial routes that link Vermont, New York, and Quebec, and bringing stories of bygone days back to life.  For 2017, she will be embarking on the Legacy Tour.  This tour will commemorate the 200th anniversary of canal construction while sharing the interconnected relationship of our forests and waterways.  The tour will include travel throughout Lake Champlain and the Champlain and Erie Canals, welcoming visitors aboard at approximately 30 ports of call.
The schooner is 88’ LOA and 74 gross tons, and is a gaff-rigged schooner with no auxiliary power.  When operating in the canal system she is propelled by the museum’s 33’, 7 gross ton 1964 wooden tug C.L. Churchill.  Additional support for locking and docking is provided by an 18’ inflatable with a 50HP outboard.  One to two weeks will be spent commissioning and decommissioning the vessel for the tour.  Approximately 60 days will be spent underway, 45 days in port welcoming visitors aboard, and 15 days of down time during the tour.  On board living accommodations and meals will be provided while on tour.

Duties and Responsibilities
The First Mate position is:


Minimum Requirements

Compensation
$14 - $18/ hour, depending upon experience.
How To Apply
Please send a cover letter, résumé to:
Erick Tichonuk, erickt@lcmm.org


Job Title: Schooner Crew
Department: Schooner Lois McClure
Supervisor: Erick Tichonuk, Tour Coordinator and Captain

Full Time Seasonal Position
Dates: June 12 –October 27, 2017

Tour Details: Schooner Lois McClure 2017 Legacy Tour

Position Summary

The Schooner Crew position will serve aboard the Lois McClure, a full-scale replica of an 1862-class sailing canal boat, constructed in Burlington, Vermont.  For the past thirteen years, she has been an ambassador for the Champlain Valley, retracing the historic commercial routes that link Vermont, New York, and Quebec, and bringing stories of bygone days back to life.  For 2017, she will be embarking on the Legacy Tour.  This tour will commemorate the 200th anniversary of canal construction while sharing the interconnected relationship of our forests and waterways.  The tour will include travel throughout Lake Champlain and the Champlain and Erie Canals, welcoming visitors aboard at approximately 30 ports of call.
The schooner is 88’ LOA and 74 gross tons, and is a gaff-rigged schooner with no auxiliary power.  When operating in the canal system she is propelled by the museum’s 33’, 7 gross ton 1964 wooden tug C.L. Churchill.  Additional support for locking and docking is provided by an 18’ inflatable with a 50HP outboard.  One to two weeks will be spent commissioning and decommissioning the vessel for the tour.  Approximately 60 days will be spent underway, 45 days in port welcoming visitors aboard, and 15 days of down time during the tour.  On board living accommodations and meals will be provided while on tour.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Schooner Crew position will be responsible for:

Minimum Requirements

Compensation
$11 - $16/ hour, depending upon experience.
How To Apply
Please send a cover letter, résumé to:
Erick Tichonuk, erickt@lcmm.org


Job Title: Commissary Schooner Crew
Department: Schooner Lois McClure
Supervisor: Erick Tichonuk, Tour Coordinator and Captain

Full Time Seasonal Position
Dates: June 12 –October 27, 2017

Tour Details: Schooner Lois McClure 2017 Legacy Tour

Position Summary

The Commissary Schooner Crew position will serve aboard the Lois McClure, a full-scale replica of an 1862-class sailing canal boat, constructed in Burlington, Vermont.  For the past thirteen years, she has been an ambassador for the Champlain Valley, retracing the historic commercial routes that link Vermont, New York, and Quebec, and bringing stories of bygone days back to life.  For 2017, she will be embarking on the Legacy Tour.  This tour will commemorate the 200th anniversary of canal construction while sharing the interconnected relationship of our forests and waterways.  The tour will include travel throughout Lake Champlain and the Champlain and Erie Canals, welcoming visitors aboard at approximately 30 ports of call.
The schooner is 88’ LOA and 74 gross tons, and is a gaff-rigged schooner with no auxiliary power.  When operating in the canal system she is propelled by the museum’s 33’, 7 gross ton 1964 wooden tug C.L. Churchill.  Additional support for locking and docking is provided by an 18’ inflatable with a 50HP outboard.  One to two weeks will be spent commissioning and decommissioning the vessel for the tour.  Approximately 60 days will be spent underway, 45 days in port welcoming visitors aboard, and 15 days of down time during the tour.  On board living accommodations and meals will be provided while on tour.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Commissary Schooner Crew position will be responsible for:

Minimum Requirements

Compensation
$11 - $16/ hour depending upon experience.
How To Apply
Please send a cover letter, résumé to:
Erick Tichonuk, erickt@lcmm.org


Job Title: Ship’s Store Schooner Crew
Department: Schooner Lois McClure
Supervisor: Erick Tichonuk, Tour Coordinator and Captain

Full Time Seasonal Position
Dates: June 12 –October 27, 2017

Tour Details: Schooner Lois McClure 2017 Legacy Tour

Position Summary

The Ship’s Store Schooner Crew position will serve aboard the Lois McClure, a full-scale replica of an 1862-class sailing canal boat, constructed in Burlington, Vermont.  For the past thirteen years, she has been an ambassador for the Champlain Valley, retracing the historic commercial routes that link Vermont, New York, and Quebec, and bringing stories of bygone days back to life.  For 2017, she will be embarking on the Legacy Tour.  This tour will commemorate the 200th anniversary of canal construction while sharing the interconnected relationship of our forests and waterways.  The tour will include travel throughout Lake Champlain and the Champlain and Erie Canals, welcoming visitors aboard at approximately 30 ports of call.
The schooner is 88’ LOA and 74 gross tons, and is a gaff-rigged schooner with no auxiliary power.  When operating in the canal system she is propelled by the museum’s 33’, 7 gross ton 1964 wooden tug C.L. Churchill.  Additional support for locking and docking is provided by an 18’ inflatable with a 50HP outboard.  One to two weeks will be spent commissioning and decommissioning the vessel for the tour.  Approximately 60 days will be spent underway, 45 days in port welcoming visitors aboard, and 15 days of down time during the tour.  On board living accommodations and meals will be provided while on tour.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Ship’s Store Schooner Crew position will be responsible for:

Minimum Requirements

Compensation
$11 - $16/ hour depending upon experience.
How To Apply
Please send a cover letter, résumé to:
Erick Tichonuk, erickt@lcmm.org



MUSEUM RETAIL AND BOOKKEEPING ASSISTANT

Seeking a bright, responsible and friendly retail clerk and bookkeeping assistant for the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. The store is open 7 days a week and we are looking for someone in the store who is available for a 3 day a week schedule (Friday-Sunday) from mid April to mid October.  The bookkeeping assistant will work in the administrative office for an additional day each week.  Applicants must be detail oriented, comfortable dealing with the public and accurate with numbers and data.    The position is located at 4472 Basin Harbor Rd., Vergennes next to the Basin Harbor Club.


Please send resume to percival@madriver.com

Date: April, 2017                                                                   Part time seasonal
Supervisor:  Store Manager/Bookkeeper                                         Status: Temporary

Position Summary
This position requires a responsible and friendly retail clerk and bookkeeping assistant  to work a flexible 4 day/week of a 7 day/week schedule from mid-April to mid- October .  In general, 3 days, Friday through Sunday will be in the store, the 4th day is flexible and will be in the administrative office.

Duties and Responsibilities in the Store:

Duties and Responsibilities: Bookkeeping:
                       

Other Duties as Assigned

Job Requirements and Skills:

 

Education:
High School degree

 

 


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Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals are considered for employment and promotion solely on their ability and potential to perform the requirements of the position, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, citizenship, marital status, national origin or disability. It is the intention of Lake Champlain Maritime Museum to comply with all applicable federal and state laws with respect to fair employment practices.