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Operations Manager

Shoreside Operations
Employment type
Full Time
Mid Career


  • US Citizen
  • Holds or is eligible for a SECRET security clearance
  • A minimum of five years of experience as:
  1.  Port Captain; or
  2. Licensed (preferably unlimited) deck officer as Second Mate or higher ship’s Master or Chief Mate on a USCG unlimited license; or
  3. A combination of a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Transportation and at least three years of documented sailing experience on a USCG unlimited license; or
  4. Equivalent experience acceptable to the Executive Committee
  • Computer literate
  • Able to embark and disembark large, high-freeboard vessels via a pilot ladder and/or gangway

Job Summary:

The Operations Manager performs problem solving, troubleshooting to ensure the effective operations of vessels, including; providing training and assessments.

Responsibilities & Authorities:

  • Performs a wide variety of tasks relating to the safe and efficient operation of the vessels under PCS’s management.
  • Performs as the PCS FSO (see separate job description)
  • Assists in the identification of Senior Officers to fill vacant positions
  • Member of the Human Resources Committee
  • Assists Program Managers in ensuring that vessels are operated in accordance with the contracts PCS has with its customers.
  • Assists Program and Contract Managers in the management of Deck Department functions aboard PCS vessels.
  • Maintains contact with vessel Masters/OICs/CMs.
  • Assists the Director of Labor, Port Captain, and Program Managers in Labor Relations and Crewing processes.
  • Works with the training schools and with government training organizations to improve the efficiency of the training processes.
  • Assists Payroll, Purchasing, and Claims personnel with vessel specific questions
  • Member of the Incident Response Team

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