Town of Mashpee looking for a new harbormaster

Experienced seaman wanted, applications due by January 13

The Town of Mashpee is looking to hire a new harbormaster. The full-time position was posted on Thursday. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, a valid driver's license and must qualify to possess a valid license to carry.

The right candidate will be responsible for maintaining and patroling the town's harbors, shoreline, channels, lakes, ponds, rivers, waterways, piers and moorings, according to the job description.

In addition to resolving waterway-related disputes and issues, the harbormaster is responsible for assisting boaters in need. The harbormaster also supervises assistant harbormasters and other seasonal personnel. The harbormaster works closely with other Mashpee town agencies including the department of natural resources, the shellfish constable and police as well as personnel from other towns. 

Applicants should have a general knowledge of waterway and boating laws and a specific knowledge of operation and navigation of motor boats. Applicants must be 21 or older and able to pass a CORI check and an extensive background check. The rate is $26.57 and hours vary by season.

See the complete job description here.

Applications must be received by the Mashpee Department of Human Resources by Wednesday, January 13.

According to the Mashpee website, Richard Santangelo is the acting harbormaster. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on