MMT is a company that values families and builds careers. We provide our employees with the best equipment and training, and set them on a path for success in the marine industry. We foster family bonds both on and off the vessel by hiring only the best crews, and supporting them with a Human Resources Department and staff that value your relationships at home. It’s a winning formula that keeps many of our team members at MMT until their retirement — a fact we are very proud of.

We’re looking for individuals like yourself to join our growing team!
Apply for one of our positions below!
Riverboat Pilots

Employment Requirements

• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must hold a valid state issued driver’s license
• Must be able to read and write in English, and comprehend written instructions, documents, etc.
• Must be physically fit and able to pass a physical examination and DOT drug screen

Employment Opportunities

• No experience required
• Meals and transportation provided
• Year-round, full time employment
• Experience extensive travel across the U.S., and enjoy the beautiful scenery of changing seasons and wildlife
• MMT employees can work a schedule of 30 days on and 15 days off, 30 days on and 30 days off, or 15 days on and 15 days off. That’s over 120 days off a year.

Potential Earnings

First year earnings: $41,140
Second year earnings: $72,600
Fourth year earnings: $84,700
Seventh year earnings: $152,460

Employee Benefits

• Life insurance
• Long-term disability coverage
• Medical benefits
• Dental benefits
• 401(k) and profit sharing programs
• Holiday pay

Inquiries: 1-800-696-5921



Training continues throughout the careers of MMT’s mariners and engineers. This ongoing education provides equal opportunities for advancement, and makes for some of the most skilled crews in the entire Marine industry.

Captains & Pilots
Captains, Pilots and Relief Captains receive training to review policies, “rules of the road,” changes in company standards, and vessel management training every two years.

Captains attend the Seamen’s Church Institute for maritime education every two years.

MMT vessel and shoreside engineers are consistently trained to ensure they remain up-to-date on the most current procedures and equipment operations. Vessel engineers are trained every two years on new processes and equipment. Both vessel and shoreline engineers attend Caterpillar University to train on specific equipment and processes.

Tankermen receive training from the Maritime Services Group of Louisiana (MSGLA) to receive merchant mariners credentials and in house training every two years.

Deckhands must graduate from Hinds Community College’s Deckhand training program, and receive continuous on the job training until they advance to the position of Tankermen.

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