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.
Mid career position for leading maritime contractor to the US Government managing and operating vessels.
The Operations Manager performs problem solving, troubleshooting to ensure the effective operations of vessels including providing training and assessments.
Responsibilities and Authorities:
Performs as FSO
Member of Incident Response Team
Performs wide variety of tasks relating to the safe and efficient operation of the vessels under client's management
Serves as member of the HR Committee
Assists in the identification of Senior Officers to fill vacant positions
Assists the Director of Labor, Port Captain, and Program Managers in Labor Relations and Crewing processes
Assists Program Managers to ensure vessels are operated in accordance with client's Customer Contracts
Assists Program and Contract Managers in the management of the Deck Department functions onboard client's vessels
Maintains contact with vessel Masters/OICs/CMs
Works with training schools and with government training organizations to improve the efficiency of training processes
Assists Payroll, Purchasing, and Claims personnel with vessel specific queries
Anticipate 25% travel
Holds or is eligible for a SECRET security clearance
Possesses a minimum of 5 years of experience as:
Port Captain; or,
Licensed (preferably unlimited) deck officer as Second Mate or higher; or,
A combination of a Bachelor's degree in Marine Transportation and at least 3 years of documented sailing experience on a USCG unlimited license; or,
Equivalent experience acceptable to the client's Executive Committee
Ability to embark and disembark large, high-freeboard vessels via a pilot ladder and/or gangway