Great Lakes Commission launches online maritime jobs portal
The site will provide background information and serve as a bulletin board for openings
The following is text of a news release from the American Great Lakes Ports Association (AGLPA):
(WASHINGTON) — The Great Lakes Commission has launched a new online maritime jobs portal. The new website is provides basic background information about the types of jobs in the industry and will also serve as an online bulletin board for future job postings.
The 2016 regional maritime strategy crafted by the Conference of Great Lakes Governors and Premiers called for the creation of the portal as a tool to stimulate economic development in the marine sector and address employment challenges being experienced by vessel operators.
The commission is a binational organization representing the interests of the eight Great Lakes states and the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. The new portal is one component of the commission's renewed focus on development of the Great Lakes marine transportation system.
To view the new portal, click here.