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Port Captain

Shoreside Operations
  • US Citizen
  • Holds or is eligible for a SECRET security clearance
  • A minimum of five years of commercial Port Captain’s experience; or
    • A minimum of five years of seagoing experience as a ship’s Master or Chief Mate on a USCG unlimited license; or
    • 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
    • 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

  • 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
  • Assists in the identification of Senior Officers to fill vacant positions
  • Member of the Human Resources Committee
  • Assists with the implementation of labor Memoranda of Understanding in new contracts
  • 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 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
  • Assists in the business development process
    • Reviews RFP requirements as they relate to labor
    • Assists with overtime assumptions and labor cost verifications
    • Assists in preparing and reviewing proposals for new or renewing contracts
    • Assists in the formulation and negotiation process for new labor contracts and memoranda of understanding
  • Member of the Incident Response Team
Apply Instructions

Please send your resume and cover letter to arubin@hroptions.
com for consideration