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.
A Tug Captain has the overall responsibility for the safety and management of crew, vessel, and tow.
Essential Job Functions
• Work as directed by Towing and/or project personnel
• Stand wheelhouse watch on assigned vessel
• Comply with all state and federal regulatory requirements
• Responsible for executing Towing Safety Management System (TSMS) aboard assigned vessel
• Preparation, management and facilitation of safety meetings and safety drills
• Complete Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and or Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA)
• Delegate daily tasks to crew to ensure operational readiness
• Oversees training and mentoring of crew members
• Follows company and work site safety policies/procedures and commits to an “incident and injury free” work environment
• Directly supervises all crewmembers. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees, planning, assigning, directing work and appraising performance, disciplining employees, and addressing complaints and resolving problems.
• 8+ years total experience with at least 4 years of experience in a Captain role
• High School diploma or equivalent
• This position requires fluent use of the verbal and written English language
• Ability to work rotational 6 hour watch
• Ability to work 14 days on, 14 days off, revised as necessary
• Strong knowledge of industry related software
Required Certifications or Licenses
• Merchant Mariners Credentials (MMC)
• Master of Towing endorsement 200ton Near coastal minimum, 500ton oceans preferred
• Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
• CPR/AED First Aid Certification
• Driver’s license
• Must be able to tolerate rough seas, vibrations, heat, harsh weather conditions, confined spaces, and high noise levels
• Work will frequently require individuals to push, pull, bend or stand for long periods of time, and climb ladders that have capacity limits of 300 lbs.
• Must be able to lift or carry miscellaneous equipment, supplies and parts up to 50 lbs. unassisted
This Job Description does not cover all of the required duties, activities, functions and responsibilities of the position, any of which may change at any time according to the sole and absolute discretion of Stasinos Marine LLC, with or without notice.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Stasinos Marine LLC is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination, hostility, harassment, and retaliation.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.