NEW YORK CITY
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Staten Island Ferry
Number of Positions: 5 Hours/Shift: 32 hours/Variable
Acts as second-in-command and pilot of a municipal ferry vessel; assists and advises the captain in the safe navigation and operation of a ferry vessel. Ensures compliance with agency standard operating procedures, the Safety Management System (SMS), the Combined Security Plan (CSP) and applicable local, state and federal rules and regulations, as directed by the Captain; performs related work.
Six months of satisfactory full-time experience piloting a large ferry or comparable vessel in New York Harbor and/or its contiguous waters.
1. A valid United States Coast Guard Master license of 100 gross tons or more, or a superior license, with an endorsement as First Class Pilot of Steam and Motor Vessels of any gross tons with the following extensions
of routes: Upper New York Bay; the East River from the Battery to Execution Rock; the Hudson River from the Battery to the George Washington Bridge; and Kill Van Kull to Mariner's Harbor; and
2. An endorsement as Radar Observer; and
3. A Federal Communications Commission Marine Radio Operator permit (Radio-telephone operator certificate - restricted)
4. Completion of the Department of Transportation (DOT) on-the-job training course in operating and/or piloting of Staten Island Ferry vessels in accordance with the Safety Management System. Satisfactory completion of this course must be attested to in writing by at least two Captains (Ferry) responsible for training the candidate.
Training will be provided after hiring but before full status of Assistant Captain is obtained.
Medical guidelines established by the U.S. Coast Guard apply to the position of Assistant Captain. Candidates will therefore be required to undergo a medical examination prior to appointment and yearly thereafter, pursuant to Coast Guard regulations. Candidates must also pass a drug screening to be appointed. Assistant Captains are subject to random drug and alcohol testing during their employment.
A valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) must be maintained.
Two year's experience as a ferry captain, or equivalent seagoing experience, including but not limited to master's or chief mate's experience on a comparably sized vessel U.S. Coast Guard inspected vessel or comparable experience on a vessel of a sea service of the U.S. Armed Forces, is preferable.
SEND YOUR RESUME TO:
NYC Department of Transportation Ferry Division
Ferry Maintenance Facility
1 Bay Street, Staten Island, NY 10301
ATTN: Lena Marinaro
Please place the JVN code on the upper right hand corner of each page of the resume.
Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
No telephone inquires please. For more information
about DOT, visit us at: www.nyc.gov/dot.
Appointments subject to OMB approval.
The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.