Careers

Careers

Interested in a career with Wilmington Tug

We offer competitive pay and compensation packages, 7-day on/7-day off watch rotation, comprehensive healthcare plan including dental and vision. Paid vacation, life insurance, short/long-term disability, a 401(k) defined contribution retirement plan with company-matching provisions, and many other benefits. We are family owned and operated since 1965. We treat each employee as a member of our family. We empower our team with modern equipment to allow them to complete the job safely and efficiently. If interested, you can also contact our Port Captain for more information on a career with Wilmington Tug by calling 302-426-0294 (Wilmington, DE).

Job Descriptions

Deckhand

We are looking for a hardworking, team-orientated person wanting to build an exciting career onboard one of our 6 modern Z-drive tugs. Our tugs operate on the Delaware River and you will join a dedicated crew of experienced Masters and Mates. This is the perfect role for anyone looking to start their career with hands-on job training and numerous opportunities for advancement through paid education and mariner licensing programs. Your time onboard provides the perfect atmosphere to develop varying skills including but not limited to; maintaining marine equipment, valuable boat safety practices, problem solving skills and all while working on the water and enjoying the flexibility that our equal time schedule affords.

Mates

Ready to make the next step in your maritime career? Ready to come inland after sailing offshore? We are looking for hardworking, team-orientated people wanting to advance their career as second in command operating one of our 6 modern Z-drive tugs. Our tugs operate on the Delaware River and Bay and you will join a dedicated crew of experienced Masters and Deckhands. This role is ideal for people with strong attention to detail and place an emphasis on safety as this will be your primary responsibility along with supporting the Master onboard. Family oriented? Our equal-time weekly crew change schedule ensures you will be home for those special occasions.

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