Alternate Boat Captain (OPS) St. Teresa, FL

Location
St Teresa, FL
Posted
Mar 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 40635

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999



Department

FSU Coastal & Marine Lab- St. Teresa, FL

Responsibilities

The Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory (FSUCML) (http:///www.marinelab.fsu.edu) seeks a highly motivated and organized individual for a part time or full-time alternate boat captain/first mate position onboard the RV APALACHEE, a 65-ft (80 ton), twin engine research vessel. The position will require abilities for precise vessel maneuvering and extensive nighttime work, and deployment of a variety of oceanographic equipment and fishing gears. Other duties include assisting the first captain in vessel maintenance and accommodating research equipment loading, hookup and deployment. Knowledge of hydraulic systems strongly desired. Most of the boat operations will take place in coastal and offshore waters from Florida to Louisiana, from shallow water depths to 3000 m. Cruises typically range from one to seven days in length, though longer cruises (with port-days) are possible. The position reports the Marine Operations Manager.

Qualifications

We seek an individual who can work well in a dynamic environment with scientists as well as college students from many different disciplines, including marine biology, fisheries ecology and oceanography. 1. Must have at least a 100-ton captain's license and meet all US Coast Guard standards for time at sea and drug testing 2. High school diploma/equivalent and at least four years of relevant experience 3. Knowledge of field equipment use and maintenance 4. Proficient in computer applications, including Excel and Word or equivalent software 5. Attention to detail and ability to multi-task 6. Ability to work independently, be a self-starter, and have strong critical thinking and communication skills. *Applicants must submit electronic copies (PDF files preferred) of a Resume and the names and e-mail addresses of three professional references along with the application.*

Preferred

Knowledge of shipboard hydraulics and electronics is desirable.

Other Information

This position is time limited

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Re-advertisement

This position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not reapply.

Affordable Care Act

OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees that meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information, please visit the following website regarding the Affordable Care Act, http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=benefits/insurance/insurance_home&ops=1.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf

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