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Category:
Shipboard Officer / Personnel / Crew
Employment type
Full Time
Skills
• Licenses: U.S. Coast Guard (100 gross ton) and FCC Radio Operator
• First Aid and CPR certification
• Minimum 1 year of experience as a Master in New York Harbor
• Strong analytic, organizational and communications skills
• Detailed-oriented, able to lead and motivate team
Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible to act as master of the vessel and assuming primary responsibility for vessel operation including safety of the passengers, crew and vessel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Maintain United States Coast Guard Masters License for operation of a passenger vessel
• Responsible for the daily vessel departures in a safe manner according to the rules and regulations of the United States Coast Guard
• Pilot the vessel with the safety of the passengers, the crew and the environment foremost in mind including periodic weather checks
• Provide narration of safety announcements through the vessel public address systems.
o Advise that passengers may depart after the vessel is safely secured to the dock and the gangway is in place
• Perform routine inspections of the vessel and its components, checking on all operating, safety equipment and radio components to ensure that the vessel is seaworthy in every respect 
o Inspect operational status of emergency backup controls on a daily basis prior to departing homeport
o Inspect and fill engine fluids prior to getting underway, ensuring that the vessel has extra fluids on board at all times
o Inspect and pump all voids prior to departing homeport and while on shift as needed
• Responsible for overseeing the management of all crew
o Perform inspection of vessel crew to ensure adherence to the Company’s uniform policy, cleanliness and ensuring safety preparations are performed
o Reinforce procedures for prompt and courteous customer service at all times
o Assign and direct the work of all crew, perform periodic performance appraisals
o Assist in the training of all crew as well as identifying and reporting any training needs
• Enforce all company policies regarding performance and procedures and lead by positive example
• Communicate any operational problems or potential problems to engineering
• Submit Vessel Inspection Reports, Passenger Count Sheets and any other required paperwork as required
• Perform monthly drills as required by the Coast Guard and enter them in the Captain’s logbook
• Perform other related duties as required and assigned

Apply Instructions
Applicants may apply by sending resumes to careers@nywt.com or by visiting:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NYWT&jobId=167650&lang=en_US&source=CC3

New York Water Taxi

New York Water Taxi
New York Water Taxi (NYWT) is a leading maritime tour operator, which provides the best ferry experience in New York Harbor.  NYWT is committed to delivering the highest quality of service in the markets we serve, and to providing our employees with a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and growth within the company. 

Headquarters

New York, NY, United States