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Assistant Manager - Vessel Crewing

HR / Recruitment
Employment type
Full Time
Mid Career

Required Skills/Abilities:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Effective communicator with exceptional interpersonal competence.

• Excellent prioritization, organizational skills, coordination and attention to detail.

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

• Ability to manage multiple projects requiring disciplined planning.

• Result driven, self-motivated, reliable, dependable and professional.


Job Title:

Vessel Crewing- Assistant Manager

Company Overview: Otto Candies, LLC stands as a dynamic and progressive leader in the maritime services industry, with a rich legacy and a keen eye on the future. Our reputation as a forward-thinking partner has propelled us into the 21st century, where we continue to excel and innovate. At Otto Candies, we firmly believe that no job is done well unless it is done safely. Our unwavering commitment to safety underscores every aspect of our operations. We prioritize the well-being of our team, the protection of the environment, and the integrity of our services. As we navigate the ever-evolving landscape of the maritime industry, Otto Candies remains dedicated to setting new standards, forging lasting partnerships, and contributing to the advancement and safety of maritime services on a global scale.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our team as an Assistant Manager – Vessel Crewing. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient and effective management of mariner personnel, crewing operations, and compliance with relevant regulations.


• Manage mariner work schedules, ensuring optimal staffing levels for vessels.

• Ensure vessels are properly manned in accordance with USCG STCW and customer requirements.

• Verify and maintain mariners’ credentials and certifications to ensure compliance.

• Organize and coordinate crew change logistics for marine crews by collaborating with customers, vessel masters, and project managers.

• Manage international and domestic travel, including flights, US Customs' lists, work visas, immunizations, etc.

• Accurately reviewing and first approval of mariner payroll.

• Serve as Marine Personnel Managers backup in their absence.

• Handle employee relations and discipline under direction of manager.

• Collaborate with safety and operations teams to integrate company safety protocols and operational integrity guidelines into crewing practices.

• Ability to multitask while maintaining accuracy and efficiency.

• Complete multiple reports accurately and timely as needed.

• Assist with onboarding and offboarding processes, file management, drug and alcohol program, and training requirements as needed.

• Requires regular after-hours on-call availability.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

• 3 years or more experience in vessel crewing, maritime operations, or related roles.

• Bachelor's Degree preferred.

• Full scope understanding of U.S. Coast Guard credential requirements for vessel crewmembers onboard vessels.

Physical Requirements:

• Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

• Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds at times.

• Able to routinely use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

• Ability to push, pull, and or squat.

• Ability to operate a computer and other office productivity machinery such as a calculator, copy machine, and printer.

Otto Candies LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. As an equal opportunity employer, the company complies with all applicable laws, rules and regulations preventing discrimination against job applicants based on: race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender, gender identity, age, veteran status, marital status, physical challenges, or any other relevant factor. The above Job Description is a written statement of facts describing the scope, responsibilities, and organizational relationships of this position as it is. It is intended to provide a clear picture of the position’s role within the organization. This job description is subject to change as Otto Candies LLC evolves, and in no way implies that this description includes all the duties associated with this position. Job duties related to this position may be added/removed from the job description as needed.

Apply Instructions

Please send applications to ocandies4@ottocandies.