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Ferry Master

Category :
Shoreside Operations
Salary
$39,611 - $67,060
EmploymentType
Full Time
Experience
Mid Career
Skills
  • Knowledge of operations and basic maintenance of ferry vessels.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable state, federal, and U.S. Coast Guard laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of radar, navigational, GPS, and communication equipment pertaining to ferry vessel operations.
  • Supervisory skills to instruct and manage personnel in all areas of ferry operations.
  • Skills to chart readings and plot courses.
  • Experience navigating a vessel involving ship handling and seamanship.
 
Description
How to Apply
You MUST apply at https://bit.ly/3igNgmK by July 23, 2021 at midnight EST to be considered.
 
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The Challenge
We are looking for a Ferry Master to join our Cherry Branch Ferry Operations team.
 
In this role you will
  • Supervise deck, above deck, and engine room staff.
  • Assure safe ferry vessel operations and navigation while underway and enforce safety guidelines and rules for vessel crew and passengers.
  • Operate US Coast Guard-inspected vessels across North Carolina near coastal, sound, and river waterways. NCDOT Ferry operates vessels of varying gross tonnage, on various waterways, and in varying weather and work conditions.
  • Interpret radar, GPS, and weather instruments and oversee these operations.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety and Homeland Security rules and regulations.
 
What You Bring
  • Knowledge of operations and basic maintenance of ferry vessels.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable state, federal, and U.S. Coast Guard laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of radar, navigational, GPS, and communication equipment pertaining to ferry vessel operations.
  • Supervisory skills to instruct and manage personnel in all areas of ferry operations.
  • Skills to chart readings and plot courses.
  • Experience navigating a vessel involving ship handling and seamanship.
 
Education and Experience
  • A valid US Coast Guard license as Master of Inspected Ferry Vessels with sufficient gross tonnage for the vessel operated.
  • A valid certificate as Radar Observer issued by an institution approved by the U.S. Coast Guard.
  • A valid Marine Radio Operator permit issued by the Federal Communications Commission.
  • A Transportation Worker Identification Credential Card (TWIC) issued by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
 
Notes
  • Work schedule is 7 days on/7 days off.
  • A copy of both MMC valid license of 1600 gross tons or higher and TWIC card must be presented at interview process.
  • Your work will be reviewed by superiors through written reports and by U.S. Coast Guard inspections.
 
 
 
Questions?
Call me: Alma Fountain at 252.423.5125.
 
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Employer

NC Department of Transportation Ferry Division

Job Location
2300 Ferry Rd
Havelock, NC, 28532
United States
Contact
Alma Fountain
HR Technician
afountain@ncdot.gov
Work Phone : (252) 423-5125
59063 NC-12
Hatteras, NC, 27943
US
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