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Maritime Administration – Careers

Welcome to the career page for the United States Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration (MARAD). We are glad that you are considering a career with us. MARAD is a Federal agency responsible for promoting the development of a strong, sustainable and safe U.S. maritime industry. Our mission is to ensure the U.S. has a strong and viable maritime industry supporting our National security and economic growth.

Join Our Team

At MARAD, we offer diverse and exciting career opportunities across a range of professions, including maritime transportation, engineering, finance, information technology, human resources, and policy. Our employees work to support our mission by managing and promoting U.S. maritime programs, ensuring the safety and security of our Nation's ports and waterways, and providing grants and funding to support maritime businesses and infrastructure.

Working at MARAD offers numerous benefits, including:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits packages, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement, including training and education programs.
  • A supportive work environment that values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.
  • The opportunity to make a difference in supporting the U.S. maritime industry and our Nation's economy and security.

If you are interested in joining our team, please check our current job openings at and apply for a position that suits your qualifications and experience. We welcome and encourage you to apply.

To learn more about MARAD and our mission, please explore our website. We look forward to hearing from you and exploring the possibility of working together to support the U.S. maritime industry.