Research Vessel Mate / Relief Captain

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44,849.00 / Annual

Permanent

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This job was posted by *************************** : For more information, please see: ********************************************** Marine Environment Science Consortium (Dauphin Island Sea Lab)Research Vessel Mate / Relief Captain Job Description: (Position Announcement Closes ******)Perform the duties of the Captain when the Captain is absent, including navigating and piloting the vessel. Insure the safety of crew members and passengers by providing safety instruction, conducting drills and monitoring activities, and insuring all safety systems are operable. Pay Rate: $23.00 to $25.00 per hour.Work Schedule: Requires availability to work any day of the week including weekends. Also requires availability to work days, evenings, nights and rotating shifts. Overtime is mandatory when needed.Benefits: State of Alabama benefits. Discussed during the interview. Job Responsibilities:Assist captain in operation of the vessel including: handling lines, docking and undocking, operation of deck machinery, cargo handling and storage, and launching and operation of the ships boat.Performa the duties of the Captain when the Captain is absent, including navigating and piloting the vessel.Insure the safety of crew members and passengers by providing safety instructions, conducting drills and monitoring activities, and insuring all safety systems are operable.Operate ships navigation and communication electronics when required.Perform various vessel maintenance activities (e.g. changing lube oil and filters; equipment repairs; cleaning, painting, and lubricating deck machinery, keeping bilges clean and pumped.Assist in preparing for and conducting annual U.S. Coast Guard inspections, and periodic FCC inspections.Identify and recommend vessel and operations improvements opportunities.Keep vessels dock and storage areas neat and organized.Perform related duties, as assigned.Job Requirements and Qualifications:A USCS 100-ton Ocean Operators License, Master/Near Coastal (up to 100 miles offshore).5 to10 years experience as a Captain.Certification in First Aid, CPR.Experience maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting major research vessel mechanical systems including marine engines, transmissions, generators, hydraulic systems, cranes and winches.Ability to react to emergency situations at sea.Supervisory skills.Familiarity with Federal and State rules, regulations, and requirement pertaining to university vessel operations.Sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities of this job including exposure to inclement weather conditions for prolonged periods of time.Ability to pass drug and alcohol screening tests as mandated by the university and appropriated licensing authorities.Ability to wear and use appropriate protective equipment, as necessary.Willingness to work the required hours (occasional long days, holidays and weekends) complete assigned research and education missions.Requires a current, valid Drivers License. Requires a background check and drug screen.(This document is a generic classification specification of the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Its purpose is to describe the representative and general level of complexity and it is not a substitute for the specific job description of the individual position.)How to Apply:Dauphin Island Sea Lab/MESC ( Subject line: Vessel Caption/Mate) Please email resume to: *************
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