Seasonal Jobs

Casco Bay Lines accepts applications, beginning in March, for seasonal (summer) employment. Employment applications may be obtained in the following ways:

Completed applications may be returned in the following ways:

  • By e-mail to
  • In person at the Casco Bay Lines ticket office at 56 Commercial Street, Portland, Maine
  • By mail to:
    Casco Bay Lines
    P.O. Box 4656
    Portland, ME 04112-4656

Seasonal/Substitute Deckhands

This position requires an individual who will work aboard the District’s vessels providing passenger, freight, cruise and charter service to the islands of Casco Bay. This position requires a customer service oriented individual who enjoys working with the public and co-workers.

Some of the job duties that could be required of this employee: Line handling; loading and unloading of freight; cleaning; providing for the comfort and safety of passengers; other tasks as assigned

Requirements for employment: Willingness to comply with federally mandated drug testing; over the age of 18; ability to pick up work outside of scheduled shifts; knowledge of the Portland area and Casco Bay


Seasonal/Substitute Ticket and Freight Agents

This position requires an outgoing individual who will work productively under pressure and time constraints in a busy office and/or freight receiving environment.

Some of the job duties that could be required of this employee: Operate computerized ticket and freight system and perform the required cash accounting and proper record keeping; receive, prepare and coordinate freight for shipment to island destinations; operate freight equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks and hand trucks; provide accurate information to the public regarding boat schedules, cruises, rates, policies and procedures; answer phone and email inquiries; cleaning; other tasks as assigned

Requirements for employment: Willingness to comply with federally mandated drug testing; ability to pick up work outside of scheduled shifts; knowledge of the Portland area and Casco Bay


Casco Bay Lines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please see our Policies page for more information.