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Seaward Services specializes in delivering smooth, efficient, cost-effective contracting services for vessel/fleet management and port operations to the U.S. government for military research and exploration.

In meeting its contractual obligations, Seaward Services provides crews (sea-going personnel, from Master to Ordinary Seaman and from Chief Engineer to Wiper), maintenance management (Port Captains and Port Engineers), maintenance “mechanics” (Diesel Mechanics, Outboard Motor Mechanics, Electricians, Electronic Technicians, Welders and Machinists), logistic support (Purchasing Agents, Supply Technicians and Warehousemen) and contract management (Project and Program Managers). Seaward Services also provides, where required, degreed engineers in the following disciplines: Marine, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic, Acoustical and Ocean.

We are looking for individuals who enjoy professional growth and who enjoy working as a team to create a satisfying and positive atmosphere for our clients, guests and fellow employees. Join us and discover a work experience where you are more than an employee number, where you can learn and grow, and where you can be part of a world class company!

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Internal Opportunities


Our internal career site allows current employees to navigate their career desires and search many of the current job openings within the company. Please be aware that ONLY current employee applications will be considered for the postings on our internal career site.

Our Culture

 

The founder of HMS Global Maritime, John W. Waggoner, built a company and culture upon a set of constant, guiding principles: our core values. The culture of our company has established an environment ensuring our employees look forward to coming to work each day all while doing the right thing in our work and duties. The core values show dedication to our customers through outstanding service from a knowledgeable, enthusiastic team, top-of-mind safety awareness and a focus on environmental and social responsibility.
 
Safety First – Our employees and customers are precious assets, and we must provide a safe environment for both.
 
Teamwork – Every employee is a member of our team and contributes to our success and helps us build a world class company.
 
Integrity – Our success requires that we maintain our professional and corporate integrity at all times.
 
Innovation – Since this value enhances our competitive advantage, we welcome new and experimental thinking/approaches from our employees.
 
Service Excellence – The company believes all clients and guests deserve the finest service we can deliver.
 
Since we strongly believe employee satisfaction has a direct relation to the success of our company and guest satisfaction, our company values open communication and feedback from both employees and guests. Our employees, clients, and guests help consistently rank our company as one of the fastest growing companies. This would not be possible without our crew members looking forward to working each day and following the core values. If our culture and growing organization sound of interest to you, search our job openings to help us chart success!

Our People

 
“I find it a privilege to drive through the front gate to Naval Station Norfolk every morning, for me this will be as close to being in the Navy as I will ever get. I love all the work I do here at Seaward Services and get great enjoyment knowing I am depended on in several areas. What our team does here at V-47 is AMAZING!”
Nancy Allen, Warehouse Specialist

Norfolk Naval Station (Seaward Services)

 
I got out of Mass. Maritime in 1979 and have worked on most types of ships since then, including Container ships, tankers ranging in size from 600 to 1100 feet, car carriers, research ships, even old fashion cargo boom ships. I never found my place in this industry until HMS Global Maritime and the Westpac Express came along. Usually a person may have a once in a lifetime opportunity in their job but, with the Westpac Express, Alakai, Huakai, USNS Guam and the JHSV and LCS seatrials, it seems like everyday is an adventure!
George Baker, Master
WestPac Express

 
“Being retired from the Navy, I like working on the many different projects that are intended to help improve our National Defense. I look forward to going to work every day, knowing that what we do, helps make America the Great Nation that it is.”
Sam Calabrese, Boat Captain A

Norfolk Naval Station (Seaward Services)

 
“I enjoy working at HMS/SSI because I get to work with lots of wonderful people, it is fast paced, exciting and has loads of opportunities.”
Robert Brinck
Port Engineer (Seaward Services)
 
“I feel my job at Seaward is helping to defend this nation.”
Brad Hopkins, Master Seafighter
Panama City Beach, FL

Why Work Here

 

In the highly competitive marine industry, we realize our employees and customers are precious assets, and we work hard to retain both.  We are dedicated to hiring, developing, and retaining knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and safety-minded team members to support our core values. We recognize our employees for the service excellence they provide to help us remain superior in our market segment and value feedback and ideas from each one.

 

Individually, employees are given the opportunity to make a difference. Collectively, our employees all work together to make a difference on a global level.

 

If you would like to begin a career with a company that embraces respect and dignity for its employees, practices enthusiastic friendliness, and believes in a dedicated work ethic, come onboard with us, and we’ll help you navigate the course for your career desires!

Benefits

 

Seaward Services, Inc., cares about the financial and physical health of our employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all employees and their family members.
 

Insurance Plans

Medical
Dental
Vision
Company Paid Basic Life Insurance
Voluntary Life Insurance
Voluntary Long Term and Short Term Disability
Voluntary Allstate Cancer and Accident Insurances
 

Employee Programs

Flexible Spending Account
Educational Assistance & Reimbursement
Work-life Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
License upgrade and some upgrade assistance

 

Retirement

401(k) and retirement savings plan with company match made every payroll cycle

 

NOTE: The availability of benefits listed above may vary depending on division, location, work environment, duties, shifts, status, etc. Please contact the Human Resources department if you are interested to learn more about its distinct set of benefits.

Need Assistance?

 
Our company realizes the online application process may pose a few questions. Please read one of the Frequently Asked Questions below to help troubleshoot any application errors you experience.

 

Seaward Services, Inc., is committed to providing an equal opportunity to all job seekers through the online application process. Individuals with disabilities who believe it necessary for a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact us by emailing hr@hmsgm.com or calling 1-812-941-9990 Ext. 125. This email address and phone line assists disabled job seekers who disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only messages left for this purpose will be considered. A response to your request may take up to two business days.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. Seaward Services, Inc., is committed to providing an equal opportunity to all job seekers through the online application process. Individuals with disabilities who believe it necessary for a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact us by emailing hr@hmsgm.com or calling 1-812-941-9990 Ext. 125. This email address and phone line assists disabled job seekers who disability prevents them from being able to apply online.  Only messages left for this purpose will be considered. A response to your request may take up to two business days.


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