Reproduction Historic Sailing Vessel Shipwright NEEDED
Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site in Charleston, SC, "The Birthplace of South Carolina," seeks an experienced shipwright to lead the reconstruction and ongoing maintenance of the late 17th Century reproduction sailing vessel, THE ADVENTURE. Designed by W.A. Baker and built by the Richardson Boatworks in 1969, THE ADVENTURE is an icon of the original Charles Towne settlement and maritime history. A square-rigged ketch, she is scheduled for a major rebuild and continued prominent use as a major part of this national historic site. This position will manage the maritime maintenance program and provide public information regarding the vessel. A high school diploma and four (4) year experience in maritime maintenance or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Coast Guard Mate or Master License beneficial. Salary Band Range: $21,679-$40,108 (Minimum Starting Salary: $24,391). For more information or an application contact (843) 852-4200 or on the web at www.state.sc.us/jobs. Closing Date: December 2, 2002.