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Director of Marine Operations

Posted:

Director of Marine Operations

The Steamship Authority is seeking to fill the position of Director of Marine Operations who will be primarily responsible for the performance of all vessel oeprations and meeting all organizational goals relating to the delivery of safe and efficient transportation.

Duties and Responsibilities include:  managing fast-paced day-to-day operations of the fleet; continuously identifying and implementing operational improvements; establishing clear goals and objectives and directing the vessel management teams in their achievement; establishing best practices, policies and procedures to provide guidance to vessel crews on the consistent operation of the fleet; supporting development and implementation of vessel training programs while ensuring fleetwide compliance with training goals; maintaining and continuously improve safety and environmental standards and procedures to ensure their full implementation throughout the fleet; investigating incidents, injuries, including near-misses and developing corrective actions to ensure prevention; managing fleet financial performance; routinely communicating with vessels during operations for planning, support and response to emerging events; develop operating budgets for vessel operations and marine services; oversee audits of vessel performance and compliance by U.S. Coast Guard and other regulatory bodies; recommending, developing and implementing policies pertaining to marine personnel and vessel operations; managing a staff, comprised of multiple union and non-union members and maintaining effective communications; participate in public meetings and activities pertaining to vessel planning, and operations in support; other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications include:  minimum of five (5) years maritime leadership experience; possess at a minimum, a U.S. Coast Guard license as Master or Chief Engineer or related experience; minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Marine Transportation or related fields; superior leadership, communication and people management skills; strong problem solving and analytical skills, ability to design and analyze operational performance metrics; strong knowledge of marine operations and the maritime industry; knowledge and experience with high speed craft operations; strong knowledge of maritime regulations at federal and state levels; strong knowledge of Health Safety, Quality and Environmental (HSQE) programs, including ISO/ISM and best practices.

Desired Qualifications include:  Master's degree in Business or Engineering management; thorough working knowledge of vessels, marine operations and U.S. Coast Guard regulations as they apply to various vessels; experience with passenger and freight service in daily operations with tight schedules; experience in roles operating vessels, ferry systems, harbors/ports or other equivalent marine transportation systems; extensive experience with regulatory and safety requirements involved with the operations of running fleets of passenger vessels, knowledge of emergency responder protocols; familiarity with the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 and the regulations promulgated thereunder; a minimum of five (5) years of executive level management experience in transportation, planning and operations.

Competitive salary and fringe benefit package.  EOE.  The Steamship Authority has engaged Flagship Management to conduct an executive search to fill this position.  Interested parties should contact Craig Johnson at Flagship Management at craig@flagshipmgt.com.