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Want to work in the Marine Trades?



Since 1987, Tidewater Yacht Service has been employing people who have a passion for working on boats. From general repair labor to specialized systems and composite technicians, Tidewater is always on the lookout for dedicated and talented people to join our staff. If you share the same enthusiasm for working on the water as we do, here as short list of what Tidewater has to offer:

  • 40hr work weeks, year round.
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays.
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance.
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid Training
  • Employee Parts Discount


Current Openings


Entry Level General Yard Hand: Ever wondered if a career in the boating industry was for you? This is the perfect opportunity to get your foot in the door with an industry leading company and recent Baltimore Best Places to Work Finalist. Applications need no experience, just a desire to work on boats and a great work ethic! General Yard Hands perform basic maintenance items including the painting and cleaning of boats, performing general facility upkeep, as well as assisting experienced technicians with other repairs. After gaining general experience, Tidewater will provide paid training to help you specialize and grow your career in the boatyard, so this is a great opportunity to earn while you learn!

General Repair Technician: Experience required. ABYC certifications desired. Candidate should be familiar with all types of boat systems- AC/DC electrical, plumbing, sanitation, and hardware. Position involves diagnosing and repairing problems, performing upgrades and regular maintenance of boat systems.

Marine Electrical Technician: Experience required. Must have either ABYC or NMEA certifications. Pay based on experience.

Composites Technician: Ability to perform FRP repairs, modifications, and fabrication using epoxy, vinyl ester resins, polyester resins, and various fiberglass materials. A candidate with experience in gel-coat repair  applying 2 part top coat paints would be preferred.

Marine Engine Mechanic: Openings for both inboard gasoline and diesel mechanics. Candidates must have prior experience working on medium size engines and further experience working with marine engines is strongly desired.

Gasoline Engine Apprentice: Tidewater is looking for a graduating high school senior who is seeking to enter the boating industry. Apprentice will train under our Master Mercruiser technician in house before being sent to Mercruiser factory training. This is a paid position and schooling is covered by Tidewater. Candidates must have a love of boating and a demonstrable desire to work on gasoline engines. We will be filling this position in the spring to start after graduation, but apply today to get the ball rolling on a career in the boating industry!


While we are not actively searching to fill other positions at this time, we are always looking to add exceptional people to our staff. If you would be a great addition to our team, please send a resume to


Looking to Get Into The Marine Trades?

The Marine Tades Association of Maryland is Hosting an internship opportunity this Summer for eligible candidates who are interested in working in the Marine industry. Click here to fill out an application!

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