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[B]Job Title:[/B] Mate[B]Job Location:[/B] Seattle, WA with travel all over the world
[B]Job Description:[/B] : Primarily, the Mate of a towing vessel is responsible in assisting the captain in towing, docking, and unloading of barge and other vessels, from port to port. The Mate supervises the crew when the captain is off watch with the operation of the vessel. He/she is responsible for the safety of the vessel and crew while underway, as well as being responsible for the safe movement and navigation of the vessel and their tows. Finally, the Mate is responsible for maintaining a healthy work environment with the crew, and the personal health of his/her self and crews, to safely and effectively perform their jobs. Maintains a constant and accurate vessel official log, makes sure the crew adheres to and acts out Foss company policies. Schedule: The normal work schedule is between 30-60 days on and off depending on the job. Work shifts (watches) are six hours on watch and six hours off and so on during each day. Due to the type of work associated with ocean towing, the Mate may be expected to work extra hours on some jobs, which may affect the schedule.
[B]Qualifications:[/B] MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma is required. Also must have a marine operations background; being familiar with shipyards, tugs, and barges. Necessary experience is dependent upon the individual, but a minimum of 5 years sea-going experience on towing vessels. Must have US Coast Guard Mate’s License, 1600 GT or Greater (500ITC) Oceans with Mates of Towing Vessels upon Oceans endorsement preferred. Current GMDSS radio operator license. Current radar observer endorsement and FCC marine radiotelephone operator permit, merchant mariner’s document. STCW 95 endorsement required.
To apply: Send resume and cover letter to – firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (206) 270-4899. Resume should include a cover letter and salary requirements.
Foss Maritime Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place - Participant of the E-Verify Employment Verification Program
[B]Contact Information:[/B] email@example.com