SIU JobsSIU-contracted companies offer plentiful opportunities for employment aboard all types of vessels, including (but not limited to) deep sea cargo vessels, tankers, military support ships, Great Lakes vessels, cable ships, tugboats, passenger ferries and more.

If you already are a member of the SIU and are ready to ship, please register at one of the union halls. Click here for a list of SIU halls.


If you already have your merchant mariner credential/z-card and TWIC – and are not currently an SIU member – and are interested in joining the SIU, please contact the nearest SIU hall. For a list of halls, click here


If you are interested in applying for the unlicensed apprentice program at the union-affiliated Paul Hall Center and its Seafarers Harry Lundeberg School in Piney Point, Md., click HERE for information on how to apply.


Both the SIU and the Paul Hall Center appreciate your interest.


Career Opportunities with Norwegian Cruise Line

SIU members are invited to check out shipboard opportunities with Norwegian Cruise Line for positions on board the M/S Pride of America in Hawaii.


Recruiters are currently seeking experienced candidates for a variety of positions in the Hotel Departmentt.


For more information, visit Click the CAREERS section and go to SHIPBOARD EMPLOYMENT.


Follow Norwegian’s Shipboard Careers Page on Facebook to stay updated on the latest opportunities! The next step in your professional career could be right around the corner!


Immediate Opening – Engineering Instructor


The Paul Hall Center’s Harry Lundeberg School is seeking mariners interested in teaching engineering classes at our training school in Maryland, part-time or full-time, who have the required sea time as a QMED-QEP-QEE-QER-Licensed Engineer or military personnel who are honorably discharged or separating. A separated or retired military candidate should have two years of watch standing sea time, plus engineer qualifications in a rating of EM-EN-BT-MM-GSM-HT.  If you hold a US Coast Guard License of Chief engineer 4000 horse power or larger you also qualify.  For more information, email resume to Bart Rogers ( or contact Bart Rogers at 301-994-0010 ext 5317