Applying for a job at Maersk

Finding the right job can be tough. We try to make the application process simple. Here is everything you need to know about finding and applying for a position within Maersk.

How to apply

The first step in your application is very straightforward. Find a vacancy that suits your interests and qualifications. If you need a little more inspiration check out the stories of our people to learn more about them and working culture in Maersk. Once you’ve found a position in the vacancies area you can start filling in your online application right away.

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Apply online for the vacancy

Click ‘Apply for this position’ at the top of the job posting and you will be taken to an application form. Here you can fill in your contact details and information about your educational background and work experience, and so on. You can also attach your CV or other relevant documents so be sure to have them ready before starting the application.

Submit your application

When you have completed all the fields in the application, click ‘Send application’. A confirmation message will pop up confirming receipt of your application.

Read about our recruitment process

Notice to applicants applying to positions in the United States

Maersk Agency U.S.A., Inc., Maersk Services U.S.A. Inc. and Damco USA Inc. are committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities who are applying for positions in the U.S. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Please review the full Equal Employment Opportunity Statement attached for each of Maersk Agency U.S.A., Inc.,Maersk Services U.S.A Inc., and Damco USA Inc. 

If you are interested in applying for employment with Maersk Agency U.S.A., Inc., Maersk Inc. or Damco USA Inc. in the U.S. and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, or if you need a reasonable accommodation to perform a job, please contact the applicable Human Resources Department by calling 844-616-4396. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

Direct question to relevant contact people on this website

If you have questions about vacancy announcements you may have received, please refer to this website, and to the contact person listed in the job posting which you would like to apply for. 

The Recruitment Process

The recruitment process starts when you’ve submitted your application online and the confirmation pop-up appears on your screen.

Review and short-listing of interviewees

If from your application, you appear to fulfill the criteria we have outlined in the job advertisement, we will aim to get back to you within a few days of receipt of your application. It is, however, important for us to review all applications carefully, so please bear with us if it takes longer to respond.

In reviewing your application we use a combination of best-practice assessment tools and personal interviews to make sure you’ll be the perfect match for the position you’re applying for.

The entire recruitment process usually takes 4 to 6 weeks, although this can vary depending on location.


First interview

Your first interview will most likely be conducted by HR and focus on your personal skills and capabilities. We use online or hard copy assessment tools to try to form an objective picture of your logical capabilities and personal characteristics.

Second interview

The second interview is normally conducted by the hiring manager – who will also make the final hiring decision. This interview focuses more on the specific skills and qualities required for the position.

Unsolicited Job Applications

We are always on the lookout for talented and ambitious individuals who can contribute to the success of our company. We ask that you use the job search area to find the right job for you and your qualifications.

Unsolicited applications are not accepted.

Fraud alert

Maersk has been made aware that unauthorised individuals have masqueraded as Maersk, promising job opportunities in our name and requesting payments to cover processing fees, visas, work permits or other formalities. The job offers are typically supported by forged documents.

Maersk does not make unsolicited offers of employment, and will never require potential candidates to make any form of advance payment as part of the hiring process. You will only be contacted by Maersk if you have applied for an open position on our website.

Job Agent

 Keep up to date with the latest vacancies across the world. Sign up for our job notification service to receive immediate updates on new jobs based on your selection of criteria. Just plot in your job requirements: location, expertise and experience, and receive notifications as soon as relevant job ads are posted. With offices in more than 130 countries, new positions open up daily. Subscribing to the Maersk Job Agent keeps you ahead of the game so you can act fast when an opportunity arises.

When you create and post your candidate profile on, your profile will be visible to HR personnel across the entire company.

You also get a great overview of the employment opportunities and process. You can manage and update your profile, track your applications and check out the latest job listings and job agent results.

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