MPT Hiring Instructor(s)

MPT is hiring - come and join our team. It’s time to share your expertise and experience and help to train the next generation of mariners. We have positions available for full and part time instructors for deck and engineering departments. Please send your resume to Know anyone who might be interested? This is a great shoreside opportunity for those that want to “swallow the anchor”!

Job Description: Deck/Safety Department Instructor START DATE: Immediate
Responsibilities: This position reports directly to the Vice Principal. This position is designed to provide instruction to students and to assist and support the efforts of Curriculum Development Department in the development and implementation of various courses and programs.
The person filling this role will be responsible for the following:

  1. Provide instruction in support of MPT students seeking deck licenses and safety certifications.
  2. Ensuring assigned MPT deck and safety courses are delivered in accordance with the Instructor
    Manual and the regulatory guidance as determined by the approving authority.
  3. Assisting in the development of courses as a subject matter expert to fulfill national and
    international requirements (including STCW and other conventions) of training and assessment
    of personnel.
    Persons seeking to fill this position should be outgoing and confident, must be familiar with the USCG and STCW regulations for deck officers, and have a strong background in maritime courses instructional delivery. Applicants must be well versed and conversant in Microsoft Office and able to demonstrate a high level of proficiency. Applicants must be willing to be a trainee for a period of 60-90 days and possess a 40-hour Train the Trainer: Classroom Instructor certification (this can be provided at MPT if candidate does not possess a current certificate). Additionally, applicants must possess at minimum a USCG or MCA Deck Officer’s License with relevant sea experience OR equivalent military experience as an E-6 or above. A bachelor’s degree or higher is preferred but not required.
    Salary and Benefits Package:
    Starting Salary will be commensurate to license level.

Benefits Offered (full-time only):
100% MPT contribution to long term disability insurance
100% MPT contribution to long term care insurance
50% MPT contribution to medical health care insurance (if desired)
Long term Care insurance - fully company paid, with additional family and upgrade policies available at additional employee costs
Long Term disability - fully company paid
Life insurance policy of $50,000
401K - with some matching funds after wait period.
Additional benefits available: Vison, Dental, and Short-Term Disability.
Paid Time Off (PTO): 14 days available at a prorated amount after the initial 90 days of employment
Additional PTO: Company paid holidays are: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday, and Christmas. This is an additional 7 paid