Employment

An historical interpreter at work inside the Museum's Shipsmith building.To ensure a continuing flow of qualified applicants, Mystic Seaport posts all job openings in its weekly staff bulletin, local newspapers, at the Connecticut Department of Labor, in museum trade publications, in the Northeast Minority News newspaper, and on designated internet sites.

Job openings are posted as they occur.

Benefits

Mystic Seaport offers a comprehensive benefits package for regular full-time staff, and their eligible dependents which includes medical and dental insurance (cost-sharing involved) as well as term life insurance (for full-time staff only), and the option of purchasing supplemental life insurance. After two years of service, these same staff are eligible for enrollment in a 403 (B) pension plan.

Mystic Seaport grants paid vacations to all regular full-time and regular part-time staff . The amount of the vacation to which an employee is entitled depends upon two factors: length of service from anniversary date and numbers of hours the staff member works during the year.

How to Apply

Research assistantMystic Seaport only accepts applications/resumes for currently advertised job openings.

If you wish to apply for an advertised job opening, you can download an employment application, call 860.572.5346 for an application or e-mail Human Resources. Applications must be filled out completely on both sides and be signed and dated before they can be accepted for review.

Minority applicants are encouraged to apply. Mystic Seaport is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Thank you for your interest in Mystic Seaport — The Museum of America and the Sea.