The Great Lakes Group


Now Hiring – The Great Lakes Towing Company & Great Lakes Shipyard – 100 Jobs Available

Now Seeking Candidates to Fill a Wide Range of Positions Including Shipyard Welders, Shipfitters & More

The Great Lakes Towing Company and Great Lakes Shipyard announce plans to hire 100 employees before the end of January 2018 to support continued growth driven by client demand. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, The Towing Company is the owner and operator of the largest fleet of shipdocking tugboats on the U.S. Great Lakes-Saint Lawrence River Seaway. Great Lakes Shipyard is the leading full-service ship repair and construction operation on the Great Lakes.

“At The Towing Company, we’re looking for great people to join our team,” said Joe Starck, The Company’s President. “We are committed to hiring a diverse team of people – providing employees with a unique opportunity to learn and develop through training to preserve our position as a leader in the Great Lakes community and throughout the industry.”

Current shipyard positions include:

Benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • 401(k) profit sharing plan
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Company paid holidays
  • Friendly working environment


The Towing Company has positions available at its headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. Interested candidates should complete the form below:

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The Great Lakes Towing Company is an Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity Employer M|F|Vets|Disabled.