Job Opportunities

Join the Annapolis Boat Shows

We are always looking for hard-working talented individuals to help us pull off the construction and operational tasks required to host our shows. Please fill in the form at the bottom of this page if you would like us to contact you about opportunities with the Shows.


Paid employment opportunities are available to build and staff the Boat Shows for all levels of ability. If you are interested in joining our team and working at the Fall Boat Shows, please fill out the job interest form below. Be sure to include your availability.


Temporary hourly employment would commence on September 29th and go through October 20th. There are a few openings available to work from August 28th through October 27th. Please be aware that all work is rain or shine.


Our primary requirement is a desire to build and/or staff an in-water boat show. Staff are assigned jobs best suited to their experience and ability level. Please review the following job descriptions to help you decide how your skills and experiences can best fit the needs of the Boat Show.


This is a general list of jobs and qualifications. Please be aware there is a possibility you will be asked to work more than one role during your employment with Annapolis Boat Shows.


  • Ability to lift to 25 lbs. if needed
  • Knowledge and experience using hand and light power tools
  • Forklift driving experience is a plus
  • Ability/knowledge of driving a golf cart
  • Repair and minor maintenance issues, mad McGyver skills a plus!
  • Clean driving record
  • Directing and assisting exhibitors with moving in and out of the Shows
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Step into other job roles at the Operation Manager’s discretion


  • Ability to kneel and wrangle 20-foot sections of docks, involving a lot of pushing, pulling, shoving, bending and kneeling for extended periods of time
  • Knowledge and experience using hand and light power tools and generators
  • Ability to lift to 25 lbs. if needed
  • Basic line handling experience and the ability to tie bowline and other necessary knots
  • Basic knowledge of boat tie-up strategies such as spring lines, use of fendering, etc.
  • Small boat handling experience
  • Knowledge of basic boat safety
  • Use of VHF radio
  • Clean driving record
  • Step into other job roles at the discretion of the Water Crew Lead/ Operation Manager
  • Ability to work well on a team of fellow employees


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Handling electronic and paper tickets
  • Prepare and distribute Show materials for Show guests
  • Step into other job roles at the Operation Manager’s discretion


  • Clean driving record
  • Knowledge and skill to drive and back up trailers up to 25 feet in length
  • Ability to lift to 25 lbs. if needed
  • Step into other job roles at the Operation Manager’s discretion

If you love the Annapolis Boat Shows, the vantage point from behind the scenes is something special. Please fill in the Job Interest Form below, if you are interested in working with a great group of people building the largest in-water show in the US!

Job opportunities will be posted in June.

Please provide your information below and we will let you know once jobs for the fall shows are posted. 

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