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Business Director

Category
Corporate / Senior Management
Employment type
Full Time
Experience
General / Operations Manager
Skills

Knowledge and Experience Requirements

Transportation and/or maritime industry experience desired

BA/BS required

MBA, JD or other advanced professional degree desirable

Financial oversight experience

Minimum of 5+ years high level management and supervisory experience

Strong verbal and written communication skills, including board room caliber presentation skills.  Astute understanding of how to convey information clearly.

Proven ability to collaborate with others at all levels within an organization

Demonstrated leadership skills and professional acumen

Excellent analytical skills

Demonstrated public relations/crisis management skills

Strong computer skills and knowledge of information systems

Some local and national travel may be required

Description

Business Director

The San Francisco Bar Pilots (SFBP) have the exclusive authority to pilot vessels from the high seas to the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, Suisun and Monterey, and ports thereof, and from those bays and ports to the high seas.  Each pilot is licensed by the State of California, under the authority granted to the Board of Pilot Commissioners.  The Bar Pilots have been guiding ships through some of North America’s most difficult waterways continuously since 1850.

The pilots are organized as an association to share facilities, costs and expenses.  The boats and other equipment used by the pilots are owned by the San Francisco Bar Pilots Benevolent and Protective Association (B&P), and are subleased or chartered to the pilots.  The B&P is owned by the sixty licensed pilots as equity partners.  The pilots have thirty-five employees, both union and non-union.

The partners vote at regular intervals to elect active pilots to leadership positions and committee assignments.  One pilot is elected to act as Port Agent and President.  The Port Agent/President does not actively pilot during his term of office, and is responsible for the overall operation of the business.

Job Description Summary

The Business Director is responsible to the SFBP Port Agent/President and acts at his or her direction on all matters related to the business of the SFBP and B&P excluding the assignment and operation of pilots, pilot vessels, and pilot transportation operations.  The Business Director does not make policy, but rather implements policy at the direction of the Port Agent/President.

The Business Director acts with the goal of maintaining internal business practices to recognized standards, providing detailed reporting and research to support initiatives, projects, committees, forecasting and regulatory compliance.  The Business Director assists in external representation and advocacy efforts including public relations, legislative affairs, and the maintenance and growth of relationships with industry partners and regulatory agencies.


Apply Instructions
Qualified candidates, please submit cover letter and resumes to c.hernandez@sfbarpilots.com

San Francisco Bar Pilots

San Francisco Bar Pilots

The San Francisco Bar Pilots (SFBP) have the exclusive authority to pilot vessels from the high seas to the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, Suisun and Monterey, and ports thereof, and from those bays and ports to the high seas.  Each pilot is licensed by the State of California, under the authority granted to the Board of Pilot Commissioners.  The Bar Pilots have been guiding ships through some of North America’s most difficult waterways continuously since 1850.

The pilots are organized as an association to share facilities, costs and expenses.  The boats and other equipment used by the pilots are owned by the San Francisco Bar Pilots Benevolent and Protective Association (B&P), and are subleased or chartered to the pilots.  The B&P is owned by the sixty licensed pilots as equity partners.  The pilots have thirty-five employees, both union and non-union.

The partners vote at regular intervals to elect active pilots to leadership positions and committee assignments.  One pilot is elected to act as Port Agent and President.  The Port Agent/President does not actively pilot during his term of office, and is responsible for the overall operation of the business.

Founded in 1850
For general information about careers at: San Francisco Bar Pilots contact
Claudia Hernandez
Email: c*********z@sfbarpilots.com
Pier 9 East End
San Francisco, CA, 94111 United States

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Pier 9 East End
San Francisco, CA, 94111 United States


Pier 9 East End
San Francisco, CA, 94111 United States