Seeking Seasonal Keepers for Late Summer 2012 and Beyond


Lighthouse Keepers Wanted


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 — captain's license desired.


Keepers will reside on an island off the beautiful rock coast of Maine, welcome visitors, and act as guides, hosts, and housekeepers.  Guest meals, events, linen service, etc., are catered from the mainland.


Position requires winning personality, “can-do” maintenance skills and small boat handling ability.  We are seeking keepers with a service ethic, an appreciation for maritime tradition, and an ability to make every visitor carry away lasting memories from their experience aboard this historic Light Station.


The Light Station is situated at the entrance to Boothbay Harbor, 1/3 of a mile offshore, near the Southern tip of Southport Island.  Keepers will be in residence from mid-April through mid-October, beginning mid-August 2012.


Position offers residence in a keepers’ quarters on historic island for six months, a monthly stipend, and an incomparable experience.


Interested parties please include resumes and qualifications; cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position, and your compensation expectations.  Please send expressions of interest to