Employment Opportunities

On this page you will find employment opportunities and current job postings in the boat building industry:

The Dory Shop

The Dory Shop in Lunenburg is currently seeking an experienced boat builder for a significant project repairing/rebuilding a Concordia Yawl. Applicants with less than two years’ experience building and/or repairing wooden boats need not apply –  experience in the wooden boat building industry is a requirement and preference will be given to the person who has the most experience with this type of project.

The successful candidate, in addition to having experience in the industry, will be self-motivated and keen to get the job done and possess his or her own tools; won’t be afraid of hard work on cold (or hot!) days; will be able to work unsupervised and step into a leadership role should more builders be required to assist with the job; will posses strong problem-solving skills; will be equally willing to do the mundane and the exciting. The ability to drive a standard shift pick-up truck would be an added benefit.

Contact Trudi at [email protected] for more information regarding the company, the position or the current project.


Polynt Composites Canada, Eastern Canada Branch

Polynt is looking for an Outside Sales and Technical Service Representative in Nova Scotia.

If you are seeking a career within a diverse and growing industry, this may be your opportunity. The Eastern Branch of Polynt Composites Canada, is expanding its workforce and is seeking a sales and technical service representative for specific areas in the Maritime Provinces. Polynt Composites Canada manufactures and supplies the Canadian composite industry with raw materials and technical services. This full time position will be based out of the Halifax / Dartmouth area, reporting to the Eastern Branch Manager at our South Side, NS location. The successful candidate will make direct sales and technical service visits to customer facilities within the sales area, and should be a self-motivated, organized and energetic professional.

For more details on what an ideal candidate should possess as well as what the company offers, please click the attached PolyntOutsideSalesRep_2017.

This ad is also available on Career Beacon.


Jastram Technologies Limited (JTL)

Jastram is looking for an Inside Sales and Order Fulfillment Specialist in Nova Scotia.

General responsibilities include working with each and every staff member in the Jastram Group in a constructive and cooperative manner to ensure that Jastram customers are served in accordance with Jastram’s mission, values, plans, policies and procedures.

The Jastram Technologies Inside Sales and Order Fulfillment Specialist is responsible for generating revenue by soliciting and obtaining orders and ensuring orders are fulfilled through established order entry, procurement, shipping and payment processes.

The position reports directly to the Jastram Technologies’ Business Development & Sales Manager and works closely with customers, suppliers, other JTL Sales and Support personnel and shipping / receiving personnel.

For more details and requirements of the job, please click on The Jastram Ad.


Doucette’s Boat Building is in the process of hiring for five positions in their company. Please click the links below to see more about the available jobs. Contact Doucette’s if you’d like to apply.