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Help wanted: light station keepers

Maine’s Cuckolds Fog Signal and Light Station is seeking two keepers — partners who are gracious hosts, skilled in hospitality and guest services, adept at building maintenance and repairs, and able mariners.

Keepers will reside on an island off the beautiful rocky coast of Maine at the entrance to Boothbay Harbor, welcome visitors and act as light station and regional guides, hosts and housekeepers.

Experience in the hospitality and tourism industry, and a sense of style and aesthetics is a plus. A captain’s license is required as keepers will live on an island one-third of a mile offshore, and thus, will need to be adept at safe small-boat handling in sometimes challenging conditions. Keepers could be asked to give sunset cruises and rides to and from town for overnight guests.

Interested parties should include resumes and qualifications; a cover letter explaining why they are interested in this position; and your compensation expectations. Send expressions of interest to