Chapman School of Seamanship seeks qualified individuals for a part-time positions as instructors for its Yacht and Small Craft Surveying program. Candidates should possess detailed knowledge of hull design, construction methods & materials, and what happens to them under various use and service conditions. The same applies to vessel propulsion, navigation, communication, electrical, and waste disposal systems. Candidates should be a member (in good standing) with a recognized marine surveyor accreditation organization (e.g. SAMS, NAMS, etc.). Instructors typically work 5-10 days during a six week course with up to six courses offered each calendar year. A great position to remain up to date with best surveying practices.
The program is designed to prepare students to enter the field of marine surveying. The program is structured to equip the student to recognize, evaluate and communicate findings in such a manner as to leave no doubt as to the condition of the vessel at the time of the survey. Instructional methods include classroom lectures and onboard demonstration, guest lecturers, practice surveys, and report preparation.
COVID-19 considerations: We comply with CDC guidelines and provide masks, gloves, hand sanitizer stations and use an Electrostatic Sprayer in our work area, classrooms and boats.
Applicants must meet the following:
- High school or equivalent education (minimum)
- A minimum of 2 years as a marine surveyor
- Member (in good standing) of a recognized marine surveyor accreditation/certification organization (SAMS, NAMS, etc.)
- Public speaking/teaching experience
About Chapman School of Seamanship
The Chapman School of Seamanship, located in Stuart, Florida, has more than four and a half decades of experience in training students from around the world in areas of maritime training.
Our Yacht & Small Craft Surveying Program prepares students to enter the field of Marine Surveying as a confident professional and is widely recognized as “The Industry Standard”. Practicing surveyors seeking to enhance their knowledge and specialize in the damage and claims segment of the surveying market, Chapman School offers Basic and Advanced Damage and Claims Survey courses. These courses may also be used toward continuing education credits with some of the recognized industry organizations such as SAMS® “Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors”.