In 1946, Raymond Bunker and Ralph Ellis began building the world-renowned “Bunker and Ellis” wooden lobster yachts. Their fine skill and quality product continues in the hands of Ralph Ellis’s son, Don Ellis, the current owner of Ellis Boat Company. Today, the Ellis Boat Company employs an average of 20 craftsmen and women working as a team to produce anywhere from three to ten custom boats a year. All of the employees at Ellis Boat take great pride in the high quality and beauty of the boats they produce. For a relatively small business, much versatility is required of Ellis Boat Company employees.
At Ellis Boat Company, you can be recognized as a true craftsman plus you can acquire new skills that will help you at work and in your personal life. We provide many learning opportunities for our employees in effective communications and technical and life skills. The opportunity to build quality handcrafted boats along with the team spirit evident in our workplace make working at Ellis Boat Company very rewarding. You'll be proud to become a member of the team who sets the standard for quality in the boat building industry.
Our facility is one of the safest, cleanest and well equipped boat manufacturing facilities in the country. It was designed specifically for fiberglass boat manufacturing and we continue to incorporate new technologies. Our equipment, tools and safety program are the very best. We have a great place to work!
If you enjoy the physical and mental challenges that come with producing a high quality product and you're looking for a company that recognizes and rewards excellence, Ellis Boat Company may be the place for you! We can provide a special kind of work experience and the opportunity to build a very special product. We invite you to consider joining our highly motivated team in our quest to deliver the ultimate boating experience to our customers!
We are more than willing to train the right applicants and are looking for long term personnel to join our team. Our positions are all full time / permanent positions with a very attractive benefits package.
We offer our employees:
- Medical insurance
- Dental insurance
- Life insurance
- 8 paid holidays
- 2 weeks vacation time to start
- Bonus plan
- Tool plan
- And More
Please submit resumes and/or completed employment applications to Human Resources, Ellis Boat Company, 265 Seawall Road, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679. Please indicate which position(s) you are interested in. We regret that we cannot reply to any resumes received for positions other than those currently listed under our Current Job Listings.