MARINE PROF-SECOND MATE

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Posting NumberS05266PWorking TitleMARINE PROF-SECOND MATEDepartmentVPR-Skidaway Inst OceanographyAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

The University of Georgia’s Skidaway Institute of Oceanography (SkIO) is a multidisciplinary research institution located on a 700 acre campus on Skidaway Island. The Institute’s primary goals are to further understanding of marine and environmental sciences, conduct leading edge research on marine and coastal systems, and train tomorrow’s scientists. Our campus is also a host to Georgia Southern University’s Applied Coastal Research Lab, NOAA Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary, The University of Georgia’s Marine Education Center and Aquarium, and The Nature Conservancy.

Skidaway Institute of Oceanography is home to the R/V Savannah. The R/V Savannah is operated by the Institute and is a member of the University National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) fleet.

College/Unit/Department websitewww.skio.uga.eduPosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Minimum of 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday with the possibility of some holidays and weekends based on Research Vessel Charter Schedule.

Advertised SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosting Date10/06/2020Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date11/03/2020Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancySavannah Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification TitleMarine Technical/Paraprofessional/ProfessionalFLSANon-ExemptJob FamilyEquipment OperationFTE1.0Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of diesel and gas engines, pumps, compressors, generators, and auxiliary equipment common to marine vessels

Operation and maintenance experience on commercial, military or large private vessels preferred.

USCG Deck License and STCW Certificate preferred.

Position Summary

This is a responsible position in the operation and maintenance of boats, vessels, and marine equipment. Position reports to the captain of the research vessel, and assists in ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the research vessel in order to perform scientific research. The position provides functional support to other crew members in maintenance projects and related tasks. Work is performed under general direction of the captain of the research vessel and is reviewed through observation and inspection.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Knowledge of marine maintenance and repair.

Knowledge of USCG navigation rules and regulations.

Physical Demands

Good physical conditioning and lift and carry a minimum of 70 pounds repeatedly throughout the workday.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?YesIs this a Position of Trust?YesDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Needed to stand watch.

Percentage of time30Duties/Responsibilities

Assist with deployment and recovery of scientific equipment.

Percentage of time30Duties/Responsibilities

Responsible for the operation and maintenance of deck equipment, including frames, winches, crane and ship’s tender.

Percentage of time30Duties/Responsibilities

Assist First Mate with safety briefing, as necessary, for crew and scientific party during safety drills.

Percentage of time10Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * In the event you are selected as a finalist for employment, the hiring department requires drug screening for United States Coast Guard regulations. Will you consent to a drug screen?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
  2. * Do you have working knowledge of marine maintenance and repair?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
  3. * Do you have knowledge of the operation and maintenance of diesel and gas engines, pumps, compressors, generators, and auxiliary equipment common to marine vessels?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience as a crew member on a commercial, military, private or research vessel?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you possess a United States Coast Guard (USCG) Deck License?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
  6. * Are you able to work at sea for extended periods of time, usually 5-10 days in duration?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
  7. * Do you have at least 1-3 years experience on an oceanographic research vessel?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
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    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter

     

     

     

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    Posted: 10/7/2020
    Application Due: 1/5/2021
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