Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
• Food preparation, stores, inventory, menu planning, cooking duties normal to the Steward, providing three meals per day while at sea.
• Cleanliness of the galley and stores areas shall be consistent with best safe food handling practices as well as safety of the ship and crew.
• Linen duties include distribution and collection of dirty linen for transport to a shoreside laundry service.
• Ensures professional working relations with co-workers and customers.
• Performs related duties as assigned.
• May be tasked with additional duties as dictated by the safety of life at sea.
• High school diploma or equivalent, and minimum of 5 years successful experience as Steward/Cook in the marine industry.
• USCG Merchant Mariners credential with entry-level endorsements as wiper/ordinary seaman/steward, Food Handler, and STCW Basic Safety.
• Must be able to lift 35 lbs.
• Ability to step up three feet.
• Ability to work in a hazardous marine environment.
• Ability to work up to two weeks continuously at sea between port calls, with occasional expeditions away from the homeport up to two months.
About Employer: 
Founded in 1987 by the late David Packard, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) is a non-profit, private oceanographic research institute, uniquely dedicated to the development of state-of-the-art equipment, instrumentation, systems and methods for scientific research in the deep waters of the ocean. Located in Moss Landing, California, the heart of the nation’s largest marine sanctuary, MBARI places a balanced emphasis on science and engineering, with established programs in remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) technology, ocean physics, chemistry, geology, biology, and social science, as well as information management and ocean instrumentation research and development
Contact Information: 
Please submit your application material by e-mail to, or by mail to the address below, or by fax to (831) 775-1620.

MBARI, Human Resources
Job Code: Steward-WF
7700 Sandholdt Road
Moss Landing, CA 95039