Employment opportunities

Join the Erie Canal Cruises Team!

Erie Canal Cruises Inc. is now interviewing for summer and part time employment for our 2016 season!

We operate safe, educational and entertaining cruises on the Historic Erie Canal from May through October. We are looking for Captains and Mates to round out our team of professionals.

Captain positions require a minimum US Coast Guard Masters License of 50 tons, Inland. The Captain shall operate the vessel(s) with the safety of the passengers, the crew, the vessel and the environment foremost in mind.

Crew positions (Mates) have duties including but not limited to: Cleaning before, after and during cruises, concession stand duties, bartending, line handling and attending to passenger needs. The crew shall also keep the safety of the passengers, themselves, other crew and the environment foremost in mind. The minimum age for Crew Positions is 18 years of age, and training will be provided.


If you enjoy interacting with passengers and fellow crew members, are punctual, reliable, honest, and reflect a professional image, we invite you to apply!


All positions require pre-employment, random, reasonable cause and post accident alcohol and drug testing per US Coast Guard regulations.

Call Jackie White at 315-866-5989 to learn more about these employment opportunities with Erie Canal Cruises.