Transferring to Shoreside Job opportunities

I am currently sailing as night captain for a U.S. based OSV company but am looking to make a transition shore side. I need to be closer to home and am looking into to remote/work from home jobs in the industry for mariners. Any insight would be greatly appreciated.


I went from harbor/coastwise tugs to a day boat job. 12 hour days, week on/off, and get to go home at night. There are far fewer shoreside jobs for wheelhouse guys than there are for engineers. Maybe see what day boat jobs are near by.

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It is alot harder to find that at this point. Hybrid is more prevalent than full remote, so will depend on your home location. What are you passionate about? Applying for a job, only saying work from home/remote is not the best approach. Figure out what shoreside looks for you, how you want to grow, what does your 5 year, 10 year plan look like.

Musk has strong opinion on this.