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Director of Waterfront Operations

Job ID: 106900
Location: USA Galveston
Salary: $55,000-$65,000 per Year
Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Mid Career
Company: Sea Scout Base Galveston
Contact: Edward H Carrette
Address: 7509 Broadway St.
Galveston, TX 77554
Phone: 409-572-2560

Job Description
Primary Purpose of the Position: To promote the overall waterfront safety and operational awareness of Sea Scout Base Galveston (SSBG) which includes scheduling and planned use of vessels, administration of the vessel operation, training and safety program and overall operational integrity of the SSBG vessel fleet and marine facilities, in support of the programmatic missions of SSBG. The vessel fleet consists of all vessels under the auspices of SSBG.
Essential Functions:
1. Manage and direct all waterfront operations.
2. Coordinate, develop, direct and evaluate the effectiveness of all waterfront operations training and boat safety programs for SSBG. Ensure vessels have all required safety equipment on board and are in compliance with all US Coast Guard Safety regulations and operating designations and overall vessel operations best practices.
3. Examine all activities involving the use of vessels, regardless of ownership of the vessel, and initiate action to stop any operation or hazardous practice where there appears to be impending danger of potential human injury or death, or serious damage to equipment, material, or facilities.
4. Ensure that vessel operators within the SSBG fleet are appropriately qualified and certified accordingly; that is, persons serving as Vessel Operators shall have USCG licensure or have completed the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and the U.S. Power Squadron I exam as deemed necessary by the Executive Director.
5. Develop capital and operating budgets for vessel operations and marine shore services.
6. Develop and maintain strong relationships with regulatory agencies to ensure up-to-date knowledge of and compliance with applicable laws and regulations affecting vessels and/or shore-based marine services.
7. Plan and oversea modifications, maintenance, repairs and improvements to vessel fleet and facilities as necessary and establish contacts with and direct efforts of consultants, engineers, contractors and vendors engaged in SSBG projects.
8. Inspect vessels that are proposed for donation to the organization and make recommendations regarding vessel seaworthiness and projected maintenance costs for the vessel.
9. Participate actively in the educational missions of SSBG.
10. Perform other responsibilities as assigned.
Other: Participate in developing organizational goals, objectives, and systems. Actively participate in organization meetings, training programs, and seminars as designated by the supervisor. Assist in evaluation of reports, decisions, and results of the department in relation to established goals.
Minimum Work Schedule: 5-day, 40-hour workweek, some weekend and evening work. Schedule based on programmatic needs.
Minimum Qualifications, Competencies, Skills, Education and Traits: Bachelor's degree in Marine or Maritime-related field or equivalent combination of training & experience. Five years in maritime administration or maritime facilities and vessel operations. Must have a State of Texas Class "C" vehicle license, or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment. Must have, at minimum, 100-ton Master's License, or five years of Navy or Coast Guard experience. Supervisory/management skills, boat handling, purchasing skills, budget responsibilities and marine repairs all required. Requires ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others. Employment is contingent on pre-employment drug screening and background check.
Core Values: Live, honor and own the organization’s Core Values.
1. Integrity: adhering to high moral principles and professional standards.
2. Teamwork: fundamental trust in and respect for each other.
3. Accountability: being accountable to each other, our members and the public, as well as to the excellence, timeliness and integrity of our work, and the implementation of these core values.
4. Innovation: exercising insightful creativity, perseverance and strategic risk-taking to successfully complete our work.
5. Respect: treat each other with fairness, dignity and compassion.
Physical Effort and Dexterity: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear, taste or smell. Additionally, these duties will frequently be preformed on a vessel, underway. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Physical Environment: Professional casual office setting and outdoor field work to include operation of a boat and other similar duties.
Employer’s Rights: Sea Scout Base Galveston reserves the right to revise this position description at any time. This position description is not a contract for employment, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship. Incumbent with be evaluated in part base upon the performance of the tasks listed in this position description.

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