Join Our Team

McAllister Towing is a family-owned company that offers its employees a unique, exciting opportunity to develop both professional and personal skills. McAllister Towing is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace and prides itself on its employees. Whether you are looking for a position aboard one of our state-of-the-art tugs or at one of our shore-side facilities, working at McAllister will give you a sense of accomplishment and pride as your career grows with a leader in the maritime industry.

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Capt. Joseph Benton atop the USS Delaware
The all-female crew of the Andrew McAllister

Compensation and Benefits

McAllister’s benefits program is unsurpassed! As an employer, McAllister is proud of the opportunities and advantages it offers to its employees. McAllister has a long-standing commitment to providing high-quality employee benefits and programs that meet the needs of our diverse community. We offer competitive salaries, a team-oriented working environment, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Benefits Package Includes

Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
401K Retirement Savings Plan
Life and AD&D Coverage
Flexible Spending Account
Commuter Benefits
Disability Insurance Coverage
Employee Assistance Program
A deckhand on the bow of a McAllister tugboat

Conditions of Maritime Employment

To be considered for employment on any McAllister vessels, all applicants must meet the following conditions of employment:

At least 18 years of age

Possess and maintain a Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC), issued by the United States Coast Guard to mariners sailing aboard all U.S. Flagged Vessels.

Possess and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card.

Drug free and submit to urinalysis in accordance with the Department of Transportation guidelines.

Submit to and pass a USCG Merchant Mariner Physical issued by an approved company vendor.

McAllister Towing participates in the E-Verify program.

A captain at the controls in the wheelhouse of a McAllister tractor tug.

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.