Our team of year-round professionals is our most important asset. The capability, pride and attention to detail of our crew allows us to care for the fleet of quality boats that are entrusted to us. While GIBY has grown 30% each year for the past decade, we continue to offer “shipyard” capabilities with the personal and friendly service of a small family business. We attribute our success to our outstanding employees, our culture of delivering on our commitments, and our efforts to improve and evolve every year.  

We offer great benefits for full-time employees including:

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with 4% Employer Matching
  • 50% Employer-Paid Health Insurance
  • 100% Employee-Paid Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 48 Hours Paid Sick/Personal Time After 6 Months
  • Profit Sharing/Bonus Plan

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please have a look at the opportunities posted here.  Thank you.


Great Island Boat Yard is in search of full-time, year-round Finishers. We currently have an excellent team of yacht finish technicians, but wish to expand our team to serve our customers as our business continues to grow. Duties include both varnish and brush painting on boat interiors and exteriors. Successful candidates will be detail oriented and energetic team players looking for physical work in a lively environment. Prerequisites include marine finishing experience and the ability to lift, bend/crouch and wear a respirator as necessary.

This is a terrific opportunity to join a skilled team of professionals, servicing quality yachts in a first-class facility.

Please send your resume to: steve@greatislandboatyard.com. Thank you for your interest.

419 Harpswell Islands Road
East Harpswell, Maine 04079


Great Island Boat Yard (Harpswell, Maine) now seeking an experienced marine carpenter to work on major refits. Assignments will range from custom interiors, to teak decks, and wooden boat restorations. Competitive wages and benefits. Call 207-729-1639 or Email resume to steve@greatislandboatyard.com.

419 Harpswell Islands Rd
East Harpswell, Maine 04079