Website Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Under direct supervision, stands underway navigational watches and security watches in port. Performs cleaning and maintenance duties. Performs deck duties requiring acquired seamanship skills.
Proven knowledge of standard navigation and ship handling techniques. Ability to perform as qualified helmsman.
Demonstrated knowledge of deployment, recovery and operation of small boats.
Working knowledge of math calculations.
Effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing, with diverse ship board personnel.
Working knowledge of requirements for maintaining inventory of deck stores and supplies for vessels.
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with emergency methods and practices, drills and training.
Working knowledge of and familiarity with federal regulations relevant to maritime operations and international regulations.
Proficiency in standard office software applications.
Good working knowledge of basic good seamanship practices (knots, splices, line-handling, canvas work, rigging/stowing gear, general shipboard maintenance and care, operation of deck equipment and tools, etc.
Experience in standard practices of maintenance and preservation of steel vessels, shipboard deck equipment, and machinery.
U.S. Passport is required.
Must possess: U.S. Coast Guard Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW95).
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) issued by Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
Merchant Mariners Document (MMD) or Credential (MMC) with Able Seaman endorsement. Other endorsements may be required.
Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD).
Ability and willingness to go to sea for extend periods of time.
Ability to pass physical examination and U.S. Coast Guard (DOT) regulations for Chemical Drug and Alcohol testing.
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