Alternate Boat Captain/First Mate - a part time position
These positions are onboard the RV APALACHEE, a 65-ft (80 ton), a twin engine research vessel. The positions 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.
Qualifications: (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.
To apply, go to: Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu and refer to job ID 35338.
Note: Please indicate if you are interested in the Assistant Captain or Alternate Captain positions (or both). This position is being posted as open until filled. Review of applicants will begin in May and will continue until a successful candidate is identified. 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.
FSU is an AA/EEO employer. Female and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply for appropriate postings.
The FSU Coastal & Marine Laboratory is located in St. Teresa, Florida, about 45 miles southwest of the FSU main campus.