While the recreational boating industry has seen consistent growth over the last seven years, our over 35,000 marine businesses continue to struggle to fill many open jobs. Our goal is to connect you with resources available from across the country to help you either fill these open positions.


Types of Resources


Best Practices
  • Helping the industry navigate the best hiring and retention practices across the marine industry.

Boating Jobs and Resources
  • Populated with real-time career openings across the United States. Promote these links to encourage others to apply and share with your networks to encourage applications. 
  • Learn about opportunities to find talent or implement a workforce plan. 
  • Stay up-to-date on how policy on both the state and government level are impacting the expansion of workforce opportunities across the country.


Best Practices



SALTY JOBS | A new educational video series from the Marine Industries Association of South Florida that showcases a wide range of jobs associated with the marine industry to local schools, workforce agencies, and the public.



Boating Jobs and Resources



Marine Industry Career Network | An alliance of association job boards built exclusively for professionals working within the marine industry. For job seekers and employers alike, this is an effective online recruitment tool to access the best quality jobs and candidates.


Center for America | Best practices guide for small employers in recruiting and hiring National Guard members, Veterans and Reservists.






NMMA Advocacy | Learn how NMMA's advocacy team is working to advance workforce development at both the federal and state levels.