Find a job in Maine’s outdoor industry

Maine’s outdoor industry includes entrepreneurs, gear builders, guides, advocates, stewards, designers, engineers, tinkers and thinkers — all-around awesome people who are pros at blurring the line between work and play. Join us.

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Maine Sports Commission
Maine Sports Commission Event Marketing Coordinator

Full time

Salary range between $55,000 and $60,000.

Hybrid home office setting, meeting with Director weekly and traveling as needed around the State of Maine.

Posted on Feb 14, 2024

The Maine Sports Commission, a nonprofit 501(c)6 organization, works to advance, elevate and promote Maine as a four-season sports destination, strengthens our communities through sports tourism, and encourages healthy, active lifestyles. Full time position - A hybrid work setting will include weekly meetings with the Strategic Director. Compensation and benefits:...

Selene’s Fly Shop
Maine Guide with Captain’s License

Seasonal

Guide take -Half day trips $350 Full day trips $475

Gardiner, Maine

Posted on Feb 06, 2024

Selene's Fly Shop is seeking a registered Maine Guide with appropriate licenses to take sports in tidal waters in Gardiner for stripers and shad fishing at the confluence of the Cobbossee Stream and Kennebec River in May and June.  Later in the season be willing to take sports for smallmouth...

Portland Schooner Company
Deckhand

Full time, Part time, Seasonal, Housing available

We offer strong, industry-leading compensation that is commensurate with experience.

Maine State Pier and Ocean Gateway Pier - Portland, ME

Posted on Jan 30, 2024

Portland Schooner Co. invites applications for full-time, seasonal Deck Hands for the 2024 season to serve aboard its fleet of historic, Maine-built wooden vessels: BAGHEERA, WENDAMEEN, TIMBERWIND, HEART’S DESIRE, VELA and RUTH. Come sail in beautiful Casco Bay and live in one of the best places in the U.S. according...

Portland Schooner Company
Captain

Full time, Seasonal, Housing available

We offer strong, industry-leading compensation that is commensurate with experience plus tips.

Maine State Pier and Ocean Gateway Pier - Portland, ME

Posted on Jan 30, 2024

Portland Schooner Co. invites applications for full-time (seasonal) and/or relief Captains to operate and serve aboard its fleet of historic, Maine-built wooden vessels: BAGHEERA, WENDAMEEN, TIMBERWIND, HEART’S DESIRE, VELA and RUTH. Come sail in beautiful Casco Bay and live in one of the best places in the U.S. according to...

OBP Trailworks, LLC
Specialized Equipment Operators

Full time, Seasonal, Housing available

Competitive hourly rate based on experience and commitment.

Maine and New Hampshire

Posted on Jan 30, 2024

OBP Trailworks, LLC is a professional trail contracting company with a reputation for taking on widely varied trail projects. High quality accessible trails and technical backcountry stonework are hallmarks of the company. 2024 season projects will include trail maintenance in the White Mountains, wilderness trail reconstruction, stone and timber staircases,...

OBP Trailworks, LLC
Backcountry Stone Mason

Full time, Seasonal, Housing available

Competitive hourly rate based on experience and commitment.

Maine and New Hampshire

Posted on Jan 30, 2024

OBP Trailworks, LLC is a professional trail contracting company with a reputation for taking on widely varied trail projects. High quality accessible trails and technical backcountry stonework are hallmarks of the company. 2023 season projects will include trail maintenance in the White Mountains, wilderness trail reconstruction, stone staircases in non-wilderness...

OBP Trailworks, LLC
Trail Crew Members and Leaders

Full time, Seasonal, Housing available

Competitive hourly rate based on experience and commitment.

Maine and New Hampshire

Posted on Jan 30, 2024

OBP Trailworks, LLC is a professional trail contracting company with a reputation for taking on widely varied trail projects. High quality accessible trails and technical backcountry stonework are hallmarks of the company. 2024 season projects will include trail maintenance in the White Mountains, wilderness trail reconstruction, stone and timber staircases,...

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“THE NUMBER ONE REASON TO LIVE IN MAINE IS THE OUTSTANDING QUALITY OF LIFE. IT’S HARD TO BEAT IF YOU LOVE THE OUTDOORS, BEING ACTIVE AND HAVING FOUR SEASONS.”

-Bill Yeo, Retail Manager of L.L.Bean’s Outdoor Discovery School

TYPES OF CAREERS

PRODUCT DESIGN + DEVELOPMENT

Maine’s outdoor heritage and culture of innovation has spawned dozens of outdoor equipment and apparel manufacturers with jobs available in production, stitching, design, and engineering.

MARKETING + SALES

Marketing and sales roles promoting outdoor gear and experiences are the most in-demand jobs in Maine’s outdoor industry according to a recent MOB member survey.

GUIDING + OUTFITTING

Prefer to be closer to the action? Maine is home to hundreds of guiding companies, organizations, and entrepreneurs that lead recreation trips and teach outdoor skills.

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industry with MOB members:

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LL Bean
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Northeast Whitewater
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Sterling
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Sea Bags Inc
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Salt Pump Climbing Co
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Northern Outdoors
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Maine Kayak
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Hyperlite Mountain Gear Inc
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Marina Holdings
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Avid 4 Adventure
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Acadia Mountain Guides
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The Chewonki Foundation
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Appalachian Mountain Club
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Featured Educational Partner

Are you looking for something that combines your passion for the great outdoors with a valuable skill set that’ll allow you to manage — or start your own — four-season outdoor recreation-related businesses?

The University of Maine Farmington Outdoor Recreation Business Administration (ORBA) Program is one of the only undergraduate outdoor recreation business focused programs in the country. Graduates work for companies like L.L.Bean, Old Town Canoe, Hyperlite Mountain Gear, Garmin, Sugarloaf Mountain, and more.

ORBA is an innovative academic program with a broad four-season focus and an emphasis on business, with substantial coursework in outdoor recreation — including areas like snow sports, the river industry, adventure sports, hiking and camping, golf, and inland fishing. Check Out The ORBA Program

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