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  • Deckhand / Deckmate

    Posted by christopher.esposito on 2023-12-05
    Cardinal Point Captains, Inc. (CPC) is seeking an experienced and well-qualified deckhand / deck mate to provide vessel support to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) in Michigan. This is a seasonal position, approximately from April to November each year. GLERL operates and maintains numerous small boats, ranging in size from 12’ to 85’, to conduct scientific research, biological monitoring, oceanographic monitoring, exploration, and geophysical surveys in the Great Lakes. CPC is looking for a deckhand with experience in offshore marine environments to help maintain and operate the research vessels needed to conduct scientific research. • Operating, overseeing, and/or assisting in vessel operations. • Assisting embarked science party with offshore sampling operations and helping to maintain on deck safety protocols. • Assisting with regular vessel maintenance, preventative maintenance, and light repairs such as boat checks, fueling, vessel logs, fluid changes, cleaning and more. • Ensure vessels are maintained in accordance with the NOAA Small Boat Program requirements. • Properly mobilize the vessel before each cruise, including cleaning, stocking provisions, and scientific equipment. • Assist with scientific equipment and buoy deployment and recovery. • Adhering to established procedures and NOAA safety programs including but not limited to NOAA Administrative Order 209-125 and the NOAA small boat operations manual. QUALIFICATIONS: • At least 1 year of vessel deck management experience in offshore marine environments. • Experience in load handling equipment such as winches, cranes, A-Frames, and davits. • Able to complete all program requirements for OIC of Class II boats (on-job-training will be provided). • Proven track record of punctuality and professionalism. • Ability to work collegially with scientists, natural resources managers, and educators. • Able to lift and carry equipment up to 75 lbs. • Able to travel on overnight trips up to 5 - 7 days at a time. • Able to adjust to changes in schedule due to weather conditions and/or emergency operations. • Current first Aid, CPR and AED certifications. • Note: Vessels mentioned above are non-smoking vessels.
    Organization: Cardinal Point Captains / NOAA
    Salary: $18 - $22 / hour
    Phone: (858) 212-8121
  • Research Vessel Captain

    Posted by A Eliot, LSRI on 2023-11-16
    Research Vessel Captain, RE049, 100%, Academic Staff Renewable, 12-month Appointment, 1 Vacancy DUTIES: Directs, operates, and maintains the institution’s research vessel and crew in support of the institution’s educational and research activities. Assists research staff and educators in planning and executing safe and efficient field operations. The person in this position will serve as captain of the Sadie Ann and will work in cooperation with the Sadie Ann Research Program Manager to deliver on-the-water education and research programs. The Sadie Ann is a 65-foot x 24-foot aluminum catamaran vessel with a diesel/electric hybrid engine system. It will typically operate in the nearshore areas of western Lake Superior, with the potential to sail on the Great Lakes. The Sadie Ann will be regulated under Title 46 CFR Subchapter T, Great Lakes, Exposed Waters ( The captain will be responsible for operational oversight of the vessel, including supervision of vessel crew, and the well-being of passengers, crew and program staff, as well as general maintenance, repair, and providing high levels of customer service. URL to complete Job Description: This position is currently ineligible for H1-B sponsorship. A qualification for this position includes independent eligibility to work within the United States upon hire date.
    Organization: UW Superior - Lake Superior Research Institute
    Salary: $29.8 - $34.61 / hour
  • Research Vessel Engineer

    Posted by on 2023-08-28
    Position Number: 02350960 Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program) Job Summary The Research Vessel Engineer operates and maintains the mechanical systems necessary to operate the School of Freshwater Sciences research vessel in support of Freshwater's educational and research activities both at sea and in port, assists the Captain with vessel operation, assists faculty, staff, and students in executing safe and efficient field operations, and provides general facility support. Minimum Qualifications • 2 years of marine diesel engine experience Preferred Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences or related field • 100-ton USCG Master Captains License • 100 sea days on vessels greater than 35 ft. • Qualified Member of Engineering Department (QMED) Endorsement • CPR and First Aid certified • Marine Electronics Course Certification • Training or experience with basic firefighting, damage control and lifeboats • Basic computer knowledge – i.e. Microsoft Office products • Experience working under adverse weather conditions including heavy seas • Welding Experience or Certification • Diving Experience/certification Application Instructions If interested, you must submit a letter of application that addresses the professional level work experience as it relates to all required and preferred qualifications, a resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information to include postal addresses, e-mail and phone numbers. For this position applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, e-mailed or faxed applications. In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications. Application Notes For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number. Legal Notices AA/EO Statement UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Reasonable Accommodations UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability. Confidentiality of Applicant Materials UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request. CBC and Reference Check Policy Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act) For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy. Employment Authorization In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. To apply, please visit: Copyright ©2022 Inc. All rights reserved.
    Organization: University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
    Salary: $ - $ / hour
    Phone: 8003110563
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