Staten Island Ferry
The Staten Island Ferry runs between South Ferry, Manhattan and St. George Ferry
Terminal in Staten Island. The five mile run takes about 25 minutes each way. The
system uses four classes of ferries, the Kennedy’s, the Barberi’s, the Austen’s and the
newest and largest class, the Molinari’s. Following the tragic allision of the Andrew
Barberi with St. Georges terminal in October of 2003 that took eleven lives, the system
has re-examined operational and safety protocols. Continued Below....
Applying For Positions
The positions that periodically appear with this employer include operating engineers,
assistant captains, port engineers, carpenters, electricians and more. These positions
have conditions for city residency.
Go to the New York City Department of Transportation employment page for current job
opportunities to learn more about working for the City of New York aboard the Staten
Island Ferry system. Once you get to the page, scroll down a little because the ferry
opportunities are listed below some of the other Department of Transportation
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Staten Island Ferry Samuel I Newhouse
Staten Island Ferry - New York City Department of Transporation
If you saw the movie Working Girl or watched the music video for Carly Simon's Let
The River Run, you saw very nice footage of the Staten Island Ferry. But that's not the
reason this city employer appears here.
The Staten Island Ferry is one of the most recognized ferry systems in the world,
operates a major fleet of vessels, including its latest line of Molinari class ferries,
handles a very high volume of passenger traffic on a year-round basis rather than on
merely a seasonal basis, and offers well-paying jobs that come with city benefits.
The ferry system is under the direction of an organization (the New York City
Department of Transportation) which is large enough to offer opportunities for