10 a.m. – Noon, Thursday, November 19
Presented by the Seattle Propeller Club, Port of Seattle, and King County Maritime
Ever thought having a career in the maritime and fishing industry? Did you know that the average annual salary in the maritime industry is more than $20,000 above the average wage in Washington?
Join employers and their representatives to learn about an amazing career in the maritime and fishing industry! Check out the incredible diversity of at-sea and shoreside careers. Discover opportunities for women and communities of color. Hear about the high tech aspects of the industry, its passion for environmental sustainability, and commitment to family wage jobs with great benefits. Learn about the skills and training needed to be successful in the industry. Connect with companies that are looking for people like YOU!
Don’t miss this engaging conversation with panelists who will share their experiences and discuss the incredible benefits of a maritime and fishing career.
Panelists include representatives from Pacific Fishermen Shipyard, Pure Watercraft, Center of Excellence for Marine Manufacturing & Technology, Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association, Elliott Bay Design Group, Fishermen’s Finest, Port of Seattle, and others.
Moderator: Sarah Scherer, Seattle Office of Economic Development Maritime and Manufacturing Advocate and President, Seattle Propeller Club.
Sponsored by the Seattle Propeller Club, Port of Seattle, King County Maritime, and Seafood 101 industry partners. Supporting organizations: Washington Maritime Blue, Youth Maritime Collaborative and their members, Seattle Marine Business Coalition, North Seattle Industrial Association, Marine Manufacturing & Technology Center of Excellence, Skagit Valley College, National Fisherman magazine, and Pacific Marine Expo.