Boat Captain- 1600+Ton (Kwajalein- Marshall Islands)

Principle Accountabilities

• Supervises the safe operation and maintenance of various US Army vessels.
• Serves as the relief captain as may be required to support the mission.
• Conducts on-the-job training of vessel captains, as may be required, to ensure they are familiar with USCG and US Army documentation requirements.
• Assists the Port Captain in daily operations and processes of the department.
• Ensures logbooks are maintained and accurately completed.
• Ensures passenger safety and crew/vessel compliance with company safety instructions and USCG and US Army regulations.
• Confers with the Port Captain on all issues pertaining to safety, discipline, budget and training.
• Accurately maintains all required logbooks and vessel documentation.
• Ensures the proper PPE for the assigned task is available and worn at all times.
• Ensures that all crew members are in compliance with all company safety policies and procedures.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Advanced understanding of boat handling fundamentals for vessels over 1600 Tons.
• Thorough knowledge of the USCG and US Army instructions and regulations.
• Basic computer skills.
• Additional knowledge/skill requirements may be required by assignment or contract.

Experience & Education

• Three (3) years supervisory experience as a licensed officer in the deck department or three (3) years Marine Management experience.
• High School diploma or equivalent.
• Must possess a valid RADAR endorsement.
• U.S. Coast Guard 1600T Ocean Master license with applicable STCW endorsements for international waters.
• Preferred: U.S. Coast Guard Master of Towing Vessels endorsement.
• Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment

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