Employment Opportunities

We're looking for new team members. Are you one of them?

Have you ever dreamed of working on or near the ocean? Perhaps you’d enjoy helping people plan their next vacation or aiding an island resident traveling to the mainland. Maybe working in a professional administrative office is more your style.

Here at the Steamship Authority, we offer a variety of employment opportunities for both land and sea positions, from customer service to maritime crew members. Employees receive comprehensive training and competitive benefits. Our diverse range of careers provide opportunities for growth and advancement.

The Steamship Authority is one of the largest employers on Cape Cod, with an established history of providing ferry transportation to and from the islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard.

On or off the water, the Steamship Authority is a great place to work!

Depending on the type of position, the Steamship Authority offers competitive benefits including:
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts for dependent care
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • 457 plan
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Peak performance coaching
  • Personal development and training
  • Self-help resource benefits
  • Team-oriented work environment
  • Counseling and wellness
  • Advancement opportunities

Human Resources Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm except holidays
(508) 548-5011, extension 203 or 247

No matter where you work throughout our organization, you’ll be helping the Steamship Authority serve as a lifeline to the beautiful islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, helping us provide safe, convenient and reliable transportation to island residents and visitors alike.

If you would like to apply to work for the Steamship Authority, you can download the Steamship Authority Application for Employment and complete this form. You can submit this in person or submit it online: