Join the G&H Towing Team

At G&H Towing we value our people and invest in their growth, our fleet, and safety measures. We are proud of our people, and the generations of families that have been part of the G&H team. If you would like guidance on starting or growing your maritime career, please contact our HR Department at (409) 744-6311  or click to visit our G&H Career Center and Current Opportunities

G&H Career Center – Current Career Opportunities 

Mariner Job Board             Shoreside Job Board 

We are hiring for a variety of mariner jobs on an ongoing basis and also have shoreside opportunities as well.

Applications are always accepted for the following positions in Galveston and Corpus Christi, TX. Mariner jobs are offered through the Seafarers Union. Please contact us or complete the online application to find out more about current and available positions complete an application at our G&H Career Center.

Types of positions include:

  • Entry-level positions Ordinary Seaman, Wiper, and Food Handler. These positions require little to no formal education past high school, with some short-term on-the-job training.
  • Rated positions aboard towing vessels include Able Seaman and Qualified Member of the Engineering Department (QMED) Any Rating, Junior Engineer or Oiler. These positions can require vocational training, maritime courses, apprenticeships, and/or a combination of time on-the-job at sea.
  • Officer positions aboard towing vessels include; Masters, Mates, and Engineers. A High School or GED equivalent is required, as well as Merchant Mariner Credentials with various endorsements based on advanced coursework through maritime academies, colleges, and/or the Coast Guard, plus long-term on-the-job training and minimum time.

G&H Towing employees are our most important asset. We are dedicated to delivering quality benefits to employees that protect you and your family.

We provide:

  • Heath Benefits: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits
  • Retirement Benefits: 401(K) Plan

G&H Towing employees are our most important asset. Comprehensive benefits are provided by the Seafarers international Union (SIU) and bargained for, and paid for, on your behalf. Please visit the SIU site for complete benefit information details.

We provide:

  • Medical Coverage: Monthly Premiums Paid in Full
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Benefits: Pension Plans & 401(k) Plan
  • Accrued Paid Sick Leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance

To get started, all applicants need a Merchant Mariner Credential issued from the U.S. Coast Guard and a Transportation Worker Identification Credential from the Transportation Security Administration to work on towing vessels. G&H Towing can help applicants with these licensing requirements.

Other minimum licensing requirements are:

  • Master – USCG Merchant Mariner Credential endorsed as Master of Towing for service on Inland Waters, near Coastal Waters or Oceans with valid Radar Observer (unlimited) endorsement.
  • Chief Engineer (CHE) – Must be endorsed as a National Chief Engineer – Limited Near Coastal without horsepower limitation or National Designated Duty Engineer without horsepower limitation.
  • Mate – Mate of Towing Vessel or equivalent on Inland Waters, near Coastal Waters or Oceans with valid Radar Observer (unlimited).
  • Deckhand – Valid USCG Merchant Mariner Credential
  • Deck Engine Utility – Valid USCG Merchant Mariner Credential

All crew members must possess a valid TWIC card. To learn more about TWIC certification, click here.