Opportunity at Ocean Institute

The Ocean Institute of Dana Point, California is currently seeking to hire a maritime Instructor.


Maritime Instructor
The Maritime Instructor teaches students and the public about maritime history utilizing the Ocean Institute facilities including labs, docks, and ships. Maritime instructors will engage students in our school experiences, summer camp programming, public programs, and private events. This position requires instructors to be in character and role-play to engage the students and to dress in period-specific costumes to recreate the lives of men who worked aboard ships such as ours in the 1700’s and 1800’s. Ocean Institute’s ideal candidate possesses a degree in education, history, theater, or equivalent experience. Applicants must be willing to work overnight and day shifts. Most programs take place either dockside at Ocean Institute, or on our Historic Tall Ship, Spirit of Dana Point. Sailing experience is not necessary but is a plus!

Part-time, up to 28 hours a week.

Estimated Start: November
Must be available weekdays, weekends and for overnight programs at Ocean Institute.
Pay: $15/hr – part time
Visit the above link to read full description on our website.
To apply for this position, send a resume and a cover letter to recruitment@oceaninstitute.org.

Contact: Amanda Sky
Maritime Manager
Ocean Institute
24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive│Dana Point, CA 92629

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