Searching for maritime jobs in this tough job market is not an easy task. Jobs are less, especially at the entry level, and competition is high. Professionals are ready to pay huge amount of money to recruitment agents in order to get their dream job, in spite of the fact that there is high risk involved in this method and there is no surety of landing maritime job. Across all levels and ranks, maritime professionals are always looking for a better opportunity, whether on ships or on shore. Through there are myriad of ways available today for job hunting, searching online is the most quickest and easiest way to find your dream job. With the sudden rise in popularity of online job hunting, several maritime job boards and career websites feature job opportunities from various departments of the shipping industry have come up.
As an aggressive job search strategy, it is important for a maritime professional to bookmark all these maritime websites, submit their CVs on them, and keep a track of all the latest job offers by either visting those websites regularly or subscribing to their RSS feeds.
This article is in continuation to our very famous article, 21 Websites to Find Maritime Jobs Online. We hope that you find these maritime jobs resources helpful in your job search.
1. Maritime Executive Jobs – “The Maritime Executive”, the famous maritime magazine also have an active job board on their website.
2. Job Rapido – This is not a dedicated maritime jobs website, but a powerful job search engine which lists job vacancies posted on all career websites across the world.
3. Linkedin – As everyone is aware of, Linkedin is not basically a job search website. It is a professional social networking website with some amazing features. You can contact and interact with important people from the shipping industry and also look for maritime jobs in their job search section. Don’t forgot to join various Linkedin groups on maritime industry to keep a track of latest job offers.
4. Seaman Job Site – Seaman Job Site mainly focuses on maritime jobs in Philippines, however, the website claims of listing more than 1000 job offers. Definitely worth giving it a try, especially if you belong to that part of the world.
5. My Ship Careers – myship.com is a social networking website for seafarers. They also list maritime job offers.
6. Trade Wind Jobs – This is a free online job portal from Tradewinds. The website features maritime jobs from the world’s leading shipping companies.
7. Marine Recruitment – Marine Recruitment is a UK based website which claims of featuring maritime jobs from around the world. Presently though not many jobs are featured, it’s worth having a look.
8. Shipping Jobs – Spinnaker – Spinnaker, the leading shipping recruitment agency specializes in shipping, maritime and marine world. The website features latest jobs, CV and interview advice, and more.
9. Seafarerscv – Seafarers CV is a website which mainly targets shipping employers to assist them in hiring their crew. The website allows free sign-up and CV upload for seafarers. (UPDATE: This website has stopped its services)
10. Indeed – Indeed is yet another powerful job search engine which searches all online career and job websites. This is one powerful tool to search maritime jobs from around the world.
11. Nautilus International Jobs – Nautilus International Jobs by the union of maritime professionals at sea and shore, though mainly features jobs from the U.K., have some of the top shipping companies listed on the board.
12. Naukri – One of the most famous career website of India, Naukri.com features almost all topmost companies of India and has several job opportunities from the shipping industry.
13. Shore Marine – As the name suggests, shore marine is a website dedicated for shore based shipping jobs. They are recruitment specialists and providers of shore based shipping staff.
14. H-Careers – Not a dedicated maritime jobs website, H-Careers features jobs from the hospitality industry. The website has several job offers from the hospitality domain of the maritime industry such as cruise industry and yachting; Caterer – Another website which features maritime jobs from the catering department of the cruising industry.
15. Job on Ship – This website lists maritime job offers from manning and shipping companies along with their contact details. Mainly lists jobs for Indian Seafarers.
16. Career Builder – One of the most famous job and career websites in the world, Career Builder doesn’t require any kind of formal introduction. The website lists several jobs from the shipping industry. Just make a search with the right keyword.
17. Monster – One of the topmost website around the world, Monster features jobs from all kinds of industries. No matter which industry you belong, it will have job opportunities featured. Don’t miss out to search this important website while you are looking for maritime jobs.
18. Atlas 4 Jobs – Atlas 4 Jobs is also a search engine for marine jobs. The website provides you with maritime job recommendation based on the CV you upload for free. Definitely worth giving a try.
19. Simplyhired – Yet another famous website for job search. Though not a dedicated maritime job search website, simply hired often features jobs from the maritime industry.
20. Maritime Crewing – Maritime Crewing is a free job board which allows shipping companies to post their ads for seafarers recruitment. The website features job offers on a variety of categories.
21. Navis Consulting – Navis consulting offers special services in recruitment in maritime and offshore industry. Also, checkout Halcyon recruitment which specializes in maritime recruitment services.
Though the list of websites featuring maritime jobs and opportunities from the shipping industry is never ending, Marine Insight makes an attempt to find out and list those that are genuine and frequently updated. If you know any important maritime jobs website which we have missed in the list above, do let us know and we will add it here.
All the best for your search of the dream maritime job!
This is the 2nd part of our previous article, 21 Websites to Find Maritime Jobs Online. Please go through part 1 for some solid maritime jobs websites.