Current Openings

Director of Marketing - North America

Defender and its partner company, FortNine are hiring a Director of Marketing. Develop a strong branding strategy for Defender and drive brand awareness initiatives in both USA and Canada with the objective to increase market shares significantly. Apply Today

Product Manager - Waterford, CT 06385

The Product Manager is responsible for the life cycle management of products to be offered for sale by the Company. Apply Today

Buyer Coordinator - Waterford, CT 06385

The Buyer Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the life cycle management of products to be offered for sale by the company. Apply Today

About Defender. Marine Outfitters Since 1938

Defender is a leading marine outfitter located in Waterford, Connecticut, in business for 85 years. We are an authorized dealer of thousands of products from every major marine manufacturer and have grown to become the largest independent marine supply firm in the US. We are also the largest single-location dealer of inflatable boats in North America.

A Dedicated Team

Our valued employees have hundreds of years of combined boating experience and are committed to earning our customers' trust and respect by offering friendly service, ongoing support, and of course - great value. Our crew takes pride in their work at Defender where the focus on customers begins with delivering honesty and real value to serious boaters.

If you'd like to join our Defender family to share your experience and love of boating face-to-face with our customers, or by becoming part of our behind-the-scenes crew working hard to keep Defender the top choice for marine supplies, follow us on Linkedin for our latest job openings. You can also reach our human resources team at [email protected]

Equal Employment Opportunity

DEFENDER is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunities and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, veteran status or any other recognized protected basis under federal, state or local law. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under applicable federal and state law. A reasonable accommodation refers to a change in the way things are normally done, which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing an undo hardship on Defender Industries. Please contact Human Resources if you need assistance in completing any forms or otherwise participating in the application process.