29 May 2009
1) Assistant Curator, Hong Kong Maritime Museum, ncd (Interest in maritime history,&/or marine art archaeology pref)
2) Curatorial Assistant, Vancouver Maritime Museum, Job starts in June, apply today
3) Bosun / Ship’s Rigger
Develop and execute work schedules associated with the maintenance of rigging for Mayflower II and other water craft owned by Plimoth Plantation. Plan and purchase materials relating to the rigging. Responsible for the fabrication, overhaul, and maintenance of sails, and rigging. Responsible for maintenance of moorings and other dock lines. Assists with moving Mayflower II while sailing or towing the ship to dry-dock. Work with carpenters performing maintenance and restoration work on Mayflower II. Work with and supervise the interpretive staff when performing period maintenance or repairs to the rigging. Research products, tools, practices and techniques of the late 16th and early 17th century riggers and rigging. May work in costume aboard Mayflower II while performing some aspects of maintenance and repair work. Must have 3-4 years experience as a rigger or bosun in ship maintenance and repair or deck hand in sail or merchant marine. Working knowledge of line handling and boson’s work, including paints oils, marine sealant and canvas work. Extensive knowledge and experience with block and tackle, and moving heavy loads. Send cover letter and resume to Plimoth Plantation; Attn: Sue Haverstock; PO Box 1620; Plymouth, MA 02362 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.