Maritime Instructor Position 

AVTEC in Seward is seeking a is seeking full time permanent Maritime Instructor as part of the Alaska Maritime Training Center. This individual will be responsible for delivering all AVTEC USCG approved course curriculum with an emphasis on upper level license material. This individual will also be responsible for operating a Class A DNV approved Kongsberg ship simulator. The Kongsberg simulator is a state of the art, three interactive bridge training aid that will require the individual to be technology savvy. The individual must possess excellent computer skills. This individual will work closely, and under the guidance, of AVTEC’s senior simulator technician.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified candidates should be current Master 1600 Ton Oceans or Chief Mate Unlimited and 10 years practical experience as Master/Mate of a vessel. Must have excellent ship handling abilities. Possess excellent computer skills. Must communicate well with staff and students and enjoy working as part of a team. Must be able to complete a United States Coast Guard approved Train the Trainer course. 

Desired Qualifications

Qualified candidate that have Current Master of Towing, Tankerman Person in Charge (PIC), experience operating vessels in ice, GMDSS operator, and familiar with ship simulator operations and experience delivering maritime related course material.  


Up to $70K annual dependant upon education, plus State of Alaska employee benefit package.

Closing Date

Open until filled.


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