Job Opportunities

Join the Annapolis Boat Shows Team

Temporary Employment

Thank you for your interest in working with us at the Annapolis Boat Shows.  Paid employment opportunities are available to build and staff the Boat Shows for all levels of ability.

We will begin interviews for the 2024 Fall Boat Shows production team in August.  You may submit an application anytime and we will hold it and schedule an interview with you in August.



The majority of work will commence on September 29th and go through October 19th, but there are openings available to work from August 26th through October 27thPlease note: 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 and we will work with you to get you on the right team.


This is a general list of jobs and qualifications. 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
  • Experienced forklift driving and license are a plus
  • Repair and minor maintenance issues, mad McGyver skills a plus!
  • Directing and assisting exhibitors with moving in and out of the Shows
  • Excellent customer service skills

WATER CREW: Availability from Aug. 26th to Oct. 25th is helpful; Sept. 29th to Oct. 19th is required.

  • Must be able to swim
  • Ability to move 20-foot sections of in-water docks; involving 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
  • Boaters Safety Course
  • 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


  • Valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record
  • CDL A Plus
  • Knowledge and skill to drive and back up trailers up to 25 feet in length
  • Ability to lift to 25 lbs. if needed

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!

Employee Application

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