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Mate - DRBA, Cape-May Lewes Ferry
Location: Cape May, NJ

Salary: $36.09/hr. ($75,059 annualized)
Opening Date: October 19, 2020            Closing Date:  November 2, 2020


I.         POSITION SUMMARY

Liaison between the deck officers and the deck crew, the Mate assigns duties to the deck crew and 
supervises so that all work is carried out in accordance with the Captain's and/or Pilot's 
instructions and as prescribed according to Cape May-Lewes Ferry mission statement and established 
Authority procedures. The Mate serves as foreman of the deck crew, operator and overseer of Foot 
Passenger movement, and on-scene leader during drills/emergencies until relieved by the Pilot. This 
position is a bargaining unit position that is represented by the Marine Engineer’s Benevolent 
Association (MEBA).

II.       ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

•          Accounting for assigned crew onboard
• Ensuring all aspects of routine operation and maintenance are carried  out; maintaining daily 
cleanup record
• Standing watch at foot passenger ramp, monitoring safety of ramp operation and foot passenger 
movement, operating ramps and gangways, either manually or by power, as well as handling mooring 
lines needed to facilitate getting underway or securing the vessel
•      Monitoring of AV/PA equipment for quality, volume and clarity and demonstrating use of 
safety equipment as required
• Assisting passengers in making their transit safe and enjoyable, providing information to the 
public as requested for purposes of travel; leading crew in customer service skills (i.e. greeting 
at the gangway, ensuring coloring books are handed out, etc.) and helping passengers with luggage
• May lead and/or participate in special activities of an informational/ educational/recreational 
nature for the public while underway
•          Exchanging/delivery of ship's mail or other Authority mail
• Steering the vessel, assigning helm watches, lookout duty and watchman tours to crewmen as well 
as monitoring watch assignments, ensuring proper standing of same• Acting as coxswain in charge of 
a rescue boat during drills and in an actual emergency
• Removing trash from the vessel, carrying heavy objects, removing and installing lavatory 
equipment
•      Maintaining safe operation of equipment prior to vessel sailing as well as monitoring and 
repairing equipment, operating firefighting/safety equipment
•          Any job duty normally assigned with that of a deck hand

•          Raising and lowering flags aboard the vessel
•          Performing any other duties assigned at the discretion of the Captain of the vessel.
•          Equipment Used in Job Performance:
o Mooring, heaving lines and halyards
o Fuel and water hoses, vessel power cables
o Ship's radio, sound powered phones and steering controls
o Lifesaving and firefighting equipment
o Personal protection/safety equipment
o Cleaning gear and painting (include prep) equipment
•          Provide the highest level of customer service to internal and external customers by 
responding in a courteous and efficient manner


III.      REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

•          Ability to deploy and command any form of lifesaving equipment and ability to use 
effectively any form of firefighting equipment
•          Knowledge in the use and operation of foot passenger ramps, operational procedures 
involved with securing/letting go and associated gear and procedures
•          Ability to prepare and monitor a watch list and ability to interpret and affect orders
•          Ability to delegate work and supervise its performance and ability to lead and motivate
•          Ability to provide superior customer service to everyone by responding in a courteous 
and efficient manner

IV.      REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

•          High School diploma or equivalent or equivalent related experience
•          Must demonstrate ability to read, write and effectively understand written and oral 
instructions in English
•          One (1) year of documented sea time

V.        LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, AND/OR CERTIFICATES

•          Valid USCG license as Mate of sufficient type, tonnage and waters
•          First Class Pilotage (any gross tons) from sea to Brandywine Shoal sufficient for CMLF 
vessels must be obtained within 120 calendar days from hire date
•          Valid USCG endorsement as Radar Observer
•          Valid FCC license as Marine Radio Operator
•          Valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
•          Valid driver's license

VI.      SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

• Must show thorough knowledge and support of the mission statement of the Delaware River and Bay 
Authority and the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. Personnel are expected to act as an emissary to the public 
for the Authority, and will conduct themselves in such a manner as to always make the public feel 
welcome and comfortable.
• Subject to a background check, physical and drug testing in accordance with applicable Federal 
Regulations
•          Delaware River and Bay Authority requires all employees to have direct deposit with a 
financial institution or enroll in the payroll card program to receive their bi-weekly pay
•        Must be willing and available for duty at such hours, day or night, as may be required in 
order to maintain continuous operation of this facility
Revised March 2019

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1st Assistant Engineer - DRBA - Cape May-Lewes Ferry

Location: Cape May, NJ
Salary: $44.43 per hour ($92,416 annualized)

Opening Date: October 19, 2020                                   Closing Date: Until Filled


I.         POSITION SUMMARY

The First Assistant Engineer has the responsibility of overseeing vessel equipment operation, 
making log entries, and reporting problems to the Chief Engineer. The First Assistant Engineer 
assists with the primary level maintenance and repair of the vessels while underway. The First 
Assistant Engineer is responsible to the Chief Engineer for engine room duties, to the Captain for 
emergency duties underway and to the delegated yard supervisor when working ashore. This is a 
safety sensitive position both underway and ashore. The First Assistant Engineer is responsible for 
following established safety practices while performing assigned duties to protect self, co-workers 
and the public from personal injury and to prevent damage to Authority property. The First 
Assistant Engineer will be required to abide by all rules and regulations for operating passenger 
vessels. This position is a bargaining unit position that is represented by the Marine Engineers’ 
Beneficial Association (MEBA).

II.       ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES

•          Standing engine room watch and recording temperatures and pressures in the engine room 
logbook
•          Notifying Chief Engineer of any abnormalities in the operation of the machinery on the 
vessel
•          Accepting charge of lifeboat or life raft in an abandon ship situation
•          Pumping bilges and sewage, filling water, fuel and lubricant tanks, running main engines 
and/or generators and keeping vessel's machinery from freezing during lay up
•          Assisting with engine and electrical repairs as necessary
•          Keeping engine room neat and clean
•          Night engineer’s duties
•          May be required to attend shipyard with Port Engineer and act as his/her representative 
as needed at remote locations and may be for extended periods of time
•          Provides the highest level of customer service and professionalism to all internal and 
external customers
•          Completes projects as assigned by the Port Engineer


III.      REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

•          Leadership ability
•          Ability to diagnose machinery malfunctions and  recommend a course of corrective action
•          Ability to read and understand blueprints and machinery systems’ technical manuals
•          Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

•          Assorted power and hand tools and various instruments both mechanical and electrical
•          Ability to provide superior customer service to everyone by responding in a courteous 
and efficient manner


IV.      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

•      Must have proof of U.S. Citizenship
•      Must be 21 years of age or older
•      High School Diploma or equivalent or equivalent related experience

V.        LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS

•       Valid U.S.C.G. 3rd Assistant Engineer's license for vessels 4,000 HP, Motor (Limited)
•       Must be able to obtain a Chief Engineer’s license within 120 days for vessels 4,000 HP, 
Motor (Limited)
•       Valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
•       Valid driver's license

VI.      SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

•       Subject to drug test, background investigation, and pre-employment physical
•       Delaware River and Bay Authority requires all employees to have direct deposit with a 
financial institution or enroll in the payroll card program to receive their bi-weekly pay
•       Willing and available for duty at such hours, day or night, as may be required in order to 
maintain continuous operation of this facility
•       Will be subject to drug testing in accordance with applicable Federal Regulations

If you are interested in applying for this position please complete the on-line application at
 www.drba.net. In addition, please attach a resume to the completed application.

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BayFirst_Solutions

Status: Full-time/Exempt
Location: Baltimore, MD
US Citizenship: Yes
Clearance Required: USCG Suitability

Position Summary:
The candidate selected for this position will serve as Program Manager (PM) and Technical Lead on a 
project team that supports the staff of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Asset Project Office (APO) in 
Baltimore, MD. The PM will oversee the efforts of a team that works in collaboration with multiple 
stakeholders to develop, update, and manage Integrated Logistics Support processes, products and 
services for a variety of USCG assets.


Duties/Responsibilities:
•     Oversees program support services, as well as technical, administrative and management 
capabilities. Develops and tracks project schedules, manages risk to project performance, 
identifies and takes action to overcome challenges and risks to completion of project deliverables.
•     Ensures compliance with USCG logistics policy and requirements. Includes assistance in the 
development of new or modified policies, instructions and procedures. Typical activities will 
include Integrated Product Team participation, assistance with requirements analysis and 
development, and assistance with the review and evaluation of data submittals.
•     Manage team that collaborates with USCG stakeholders, vendors, and Original Equipment 
Manufacturers (OEM) for development and review of applicable technical and logistics 
specifications, development and update of logistics products and processes, and review and 
assessment of shipbuilder provided logistics deliverables for contractual compliance. Includes 
analyzes and adjudication of APO feedback to improve products and processes.
•     Primary areas of support include, but are not limited to:
o    Maintenance Planning and Management
o  Technical Data Management
o   Computer Resources
o    Training and Training Support
o    Packaging, Handling, Storage, and Transportation
o   Design Interface
o  Configuration Management
o  Procurement Contracting Support
•     Develops/submits required and ad hoc reports to keep APO appraised on project scope, 
schedule, risks and quality. This includes the development of project reports, slide decks, issue 
papers, verbal briefings, etc.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

•     10+ years of relevant PM experience managing high-visibility programs and contracts of 
similar scope, type and complexity.
•    USCG experience preferred
•    Marine Engineering experience required
•    Excellent leadership, management, organizational, teamwork and communication skills.
•     PMP Certified (May be offset by additional experience)

Education/Experience:

•     BA/BS in relevant field. (MA/MS preferred). Relevant experience may be a substitute for 
education.

Certifications Desired:

•     PMP
•     NavSea RCM Level II

Software Required:

•    Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook

Software Desired:

•    Naval & Electronics Supply Support System (NESSS)
•    Fleet Logistic System (FLS)
•    Configuration Data Managers Database-Open Architecture (CDMDOA)
•    Aviation Logistic Management Information System (ALMIS)
•    Naval Systems Engineering Resource Center
•      Microsoft SharePoint
•      U.S. Army Logistic Data Analysis Center (LDAC)
•      PowerLOG-J


BayFirst offers a competitive annual compensation in addition to a comprehensive suite of benefits 
to include medical, dental, vision with low premiums, free short and long term disability, 4% match 
on the 401(k), tuition assistance, etc.

Interested candidates are encouraged to send an updated copy of your resume at 
frederic.hairson@bayfirst.com along with your availability to discuss further.

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Matson_Logo

Matson is seeking an M.E.B.A. member or applicant for the position of Permanent Port Engineer.

This position is for the MARAD RRF ship MV Cape Henry. The ship is located at Pier 96 in San Francisco.

There are at least 2 years left on the current Matson-MARAD contract. This position is expected to start as temporary and become permanent after 90 days. This position is to start in approximately 2 weeks.

Preference will be given to group 1 individuals, but all candidates will be considered. To apply for this job, forward your resume to Matson Manager of Labor Operations Danny Defanti at ddefanti@matson.com and Lead PE Ryan Connolly at rconnolly@matson.com and MEBA West Coast VP Adam Vokac at avokac@mebaunion.org

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The Seafarers International Union (SIU) has an opening for an Engine Instructor at their Piney Point, MD training facility. The job listing is as follows: 

 

A large merchant marine training facility located in beautiful Southern Maryland has an opening for an Unlimited Chief Engineer/Instructor. This is a full-time position with benefits; pay is based on experience. You must be willing to relocate to Southern Maryland for this position and are on-call twenty-four hours a day and weekends with possibly an on-call rotation. Applicants must possess and be able to maintain a Chief Engineer unlimited license on their MMC and hold a valid TWIC. Applicants must have the ability to obtain USCG NMC approval to teach school courses; be proficient in public speaking; and be able to lift 40 pounds. Daily duties include (but are not limited to) upkeep of the school’s training vessel as well as teaching students in accordance with USCG-approved curriculum as needed. May also occasionally be required to review and develop course curriculum.

If interested, please send resume via e-mail to anicol@seafarers.org or fax to (301) 702-6060.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. The employer is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Salary can be adjusted at employer discretion based on experience, skill, ability, seniority, and/or education.

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You have the experience the U.S. Coast Guard needs!

Help to maintain the safety of the world’s marine transportation system.  Join our passionate team of Marine Transportation Specialists where you can put your knowledge and experience to work ensuring that mariners receive necessary training and relevant testing in order to qualify for a U.S. Merchant Mariner Credential.

The U.S. Coast Guard currently has two Supervisory Marine Transportation Specialist positions open at the National Maritime Center in Martinsburg West Virginia.The positions are the Course Approvals and Examination Branch Chiefs.These positions each supervise a group of subject matter experts in the day to day execution of the mariner training and assessment and knowledge examinations activities.

 

To learn more and apply for these positions visit www.USAJOBS.gov or select the links below:

 

Course Approval Branch Chief:

 

Examination Branch Chief:

 

 

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