For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
Marine Patrol Officer Trainee
Marine Patrol's mission is to provide a safe, enjoyable, and environmentally responsible use for all of the State's public waters. Through its three sections, operations, aids to navigation, and the Boating Education Program, the Unit provides a comprehensive Marine Safety Program, places over 5,000 aids to navigation, and offers boating education for all recreation and commercial boat operators.
The Seasonal Marine Patrol Officer Trainee may be assigned to working any of the patrol areas located throughout the State. Throughout their patrol season, officers may be called upon to perform any or all of the following duties:
•Patrol assigned areas using State patrol boats.
•Respond to emergencies and other calls for assistance.
•Enforce State boating and criminal laws.
•Investigate boating accidents and drownings.
•Conduct inspections of commercial boats and testing of commercial boat operators.
•Conduct Boating Safety Education Classes.
•Install, maintain, and remove State marine aids to navigation.
•Conduct criminal investigations and generate cases for prosecution.
•Interact with other law enforcement and safety agencies.