SEASONAL ASSISTANT HARBORMASTER

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Emergency Management
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Marine Transportation
Scituate, MA
United States

The Town of Scituate is seeking applicants for Seasonal Positions in the Harbormaster’s Department. These positions are temporary, non-union and non-benefitted. While the specifics of the positions vary they typically involve physical labor and working outdoors.

Interested parties should submit a cover letter, town application and three references to Stephen Mone Harbormaster. Positions open until filled.

 

smone@scituatema.gov

 

Town of Scituate

 

 

 

Primary Purpose:

Performs wide variety of work in the operation of the town maritime facilities, services, projects and activities; enforcement of boating, mooring regulations; all other related work as required.

 

Essential duties and Responsibilities:

The essential functions or duties listed below are illustrations of the type of work performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or logical assignment to the position.

 

Appointed as a Assistant Harbormaster for enforcement of state and local boating laws.

 

Assists in the daily operation of the town marina, harbors, rivers and waterways facilities

 

Performs repair and maintenance of all markings, signs, jetty lights, docks, piers, moorings, office and shed.

 

Operates and maintains boats and other related equipment.

 

Performs minor carpentry, plumbing, welding, electrical and mechanical work.

 

Performs search and rescue and towing when necessary.

 

Enforces local and state boating, and mooring regulations.

 

Files incident and accident reports as required.

 

Assist in the removal and installation of the town docks/floats and ramps.

 

Supervision Received:

 Works under the direction of the Harbormaster and Full-Tome Assistant Harbormaster.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

 

Work Environment:

Most work is in the field or on the water. Exposure to hazards including severe weather conditions. Exposure to dangers associated with law enforcement. Maybe required to testify in court. Weekend and holiday work required. May be called in to work during an emergency.

 

Education and Experience:

High school diploma; two years boat handling experience. Formal boat operation training preferred.

 

Additional Requirements:

Must successfully pass C.O.R.I background check

CPR Basic First Aid

Valid Class D Motor Vehicle License

Hours vary, weekend and holiday work required

 

Knowledge, Ability and Skill:

Basic knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, welding, electrical and mechanical repair work. Understanding of local waterways. Skills of boat handling, search and rescue techniques and vessel towing. Skill in use of hand and power tools, marine engines and vessel operation Working knowledge of MGL Chapter 90B and other local, state and federal boating laws and regulations. Scuba certified preferred.

 

Ability to enforce rules and regulations firmly and impartially. Ability to maintain harmonious relations with the general public and other departments. Ability to remain calm during hazardous situations.

 

 

 

Physical Requirements:

Moderate physical efforts required when performing duties. Eyesight and hearing must be correctable to “normal” ranges. Exposure to weather extremes. Frequently required to climb, balance, stoop, bend, squat, and kneel.  Frequently required to lift objects weighing up to 60 pounds.

High school diploma; two years boat handling experience. Formal boat operation training preferred.
Negotiable
Interested parties should submit a cover letter, town application and three references to Stephen Mone Harbormaster. Positions open until filled. smone@scituatema.gov