EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

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General Manager

San Mateo County Harbor District

Description: The position of General Manager for the San Mateo County Harbor District is one of those rare opportunities that attract harbor/marina and public administration professionals. The reasons are obvious: two great harbors – one on the Pacific, one on San Francisco Bay, together having 824 berths, a world-class location including diverse and compelling opportunities in the areas of commercial fishing, recreational boating, retail, public pier, and water sports. Along with these, an engaged Commission and public, present a professional with ample challenge. Our beautiful locale provides one of the best lifestyles and jobs anywhere in the world. The Harbor District team of professionals and policy makers are committed to assuring that the public is provided with clean, safe, well managed, financially sound and environmentally pleasant marinas.
Though not required, strong candidates will minimally possess a BA/BS degree in a related field and successful experience in a maritime, property management and public agency work. A clear understanding of public agency administration, personnel management, communications and financing is also required. The ability to establish strong open and transparent communications with all stakeholders is critical. He/she will be able to articulate their commitment to the ocean and Bay environment and to be able to work with a diverse set of regulatory agencies.
These will not be the only qualifications, but candidates with an obvious pull to great harbor/marina related work and public administration, coupled with a passion for good governance and the environment, are pre-requisites that will stand-out for those making the selection.
The range of annual salary can approach $175,000 DOQ, along with a generous benefits package. Recruitment will close on July 15, 2015. A candidate brochure which details job requirements can be found at: http://tinyurl.com/m8sglye.
Contact Brent Ives at BHI Management Consulting (209)740-6779, to discuss the position. Apply with your initial submission of a resume, cover letter and references to andrew@bhiconsulting.com. Submissions sent directly to the District will not be considered.

 

Harbor Patrol Officer

City of Santa Barbara

Description: THE POSITION Patrols the waterfront area by boat, vehicle and foot to ensure safety of personnel and property. Monitors radios and responds to emergency situations, including but not limited to fire, medical, law enforcement, lifesaving and disabled vessel rescue calls in the Harbor area. Conducts routine inspections of vessels, moorings and dock lines; removes navigational hazards and illegally docked boats. Safely operates and navigates patrol boats in harbor and coastal waterways and locates and assists disabled boats and passengers. Tactfully communicates information, including harbor policies, rules and regulations to the public. Prepares watch logs and incident reports to document shift activities, and completes other special reports as assigned. Operates multi-channel radios, cash drawer, computer, and miscellaneous office equipment. Calculates, receives and records payments for harbor services. Provides exemplary customer service to all individuals by demonstrating a willingness to be attentive, understanding, responsive, fair, courteous and respectful, and to actively participate in maintaining a positive customer service environment. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

FILING DEADLINE: CITY APPLICATION AND RESPONSES TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:30 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2015

For Salary, Application Process, the Position and Qualifications, see attached: City of Santa Barbara 00888 Harbor Patrol Officer

 

Marine Operations Technician

City of Monterey

Description: The City of Monterey’s world renowned waterfront area is comprised of two wharves, two launch ramps, a 413 berth marina, approximately 180 moorings, and is home to a robust commercial fishing industry. The Marine Operations Technician is a full-time position and a critical component in facilitating the day-to-day operations of the City’s harbor. The successful candidate will have a strong professional background in boating and marina/port operations, exceptional written and verbal communication skills, the ability to interact professionally and courteously to customers and members of the public from diverse backgrounds, and work well in a team environment.

OPENING DATE: 04/24/15
CLOSING DATE: 05/18/15 11:59 PM

For Salary, Application Process, the Position and Qualifications, see attached: CITY OF MONTEREY

 

Harbor Master

Santa Catalina Island Resort Services

Santa Catalina Island Resort Services is seeking a qualified Harbor Master for our Two Harbors location.Santa Catalina Island’s west end, the quaint village of Two Harbors, is the ideal destination for your Southern California boating adventure. Located just 20 miles south southwest of Los Angeles, you can enjoy unique, world renowned island opportunities like hiking, biking, diving and snorkeling. The beautiful Pacific waters surrounding Two Harbors are crystal clear, and home to whales, seals and pods of dolphins. You’ll enjoy stunning vistas and warm hospitality in Two Harbors.
We offer over 700 mooring sites around Two Harbors in secluded coves, landings, beaches, and harbors including Isthmus Cove, Fourth of July Cove, Cherry Cove, Emerald Bay, Howland’s Landing, Little Geiger, White’s Landing, Moonstone, Hen Rock, Buttonshell, Catalina Harbor and Wells Beach.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Oversees the day to day operation and management of 740 moorings and 6 string lines in 11 coves located on Catalina Island.
• Uses independent judgment and initiative to direct and coordinate the day to day operations of the Department; provides confidential support to the SVP of Operations on planning and operational issues, and technical advice on all safety, security and harbor management issues.
• Exercises independent judgment within broad policy guidelines; interprets concerns, defines desired results, and determines scope and priorities of programs and activities.
• Plans and manages the work of Harbor Department staff; plans, prioritizes, and assigns tasks and projects; monitors work, develops staff skills, and evaluates performance; meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve workload and technical issues; trains staff on work methods, procedures, and techniques.
• Prepares and reviews reports and technical documents.
• Assures compliance with state and local policies and procedures in the harbor.
• Participates in budget preparation, monitors and administers department budget.
• Coordinates and directs emergency response procedures; serves as Incident Commander in major operations.
• Recommends policies, procedures and programs to meet changing operational needs.
• Ensures training requirements for Department staff are met.
• Manage, train and direct up to 35 full time and seasonal employees
o Harbor patrol personnel, full time and seasonal
o Office staff
o Outboard shop department
o Mooring department
• Oversee proper maintenance and repair on 740 moorings and 6 string lines in 11 coves on Catalina Island
• Liaison with the state of California, Catalina Island Conservancy, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Los Angeles County Baywatch Life Guard Department, US Coast Guard, police and fire departments on the mainland, outer cove camps and mainland yacht clubs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• 50 Ton Master License with the USCG
• TWIC
• Current First Aid/CPR Certificate
• Bachelor’s Degree in the marine industry or equivalent of seven years management experience in the marine industry
• Able to operate small rescue vessels in storm conditions
• Able to perform manual labor in the boat shop
• Knowledge of vessel maintenance and repair
• Knowledge of outboard and diesel engine repair and maintenance
• Principles and practices of harbor/marina safety, security and administration.

Skilled in:
• Providing leadership to a diverse workforce of Harbor Patrol, office staff, boatyard staff and seasonal workers on varying schedules.
• Managing the operations of the Harbor and facilities, and a variety of boats, vehicles and equipment.
• Managing staff, delegating tasks and authority, and coaching to improve staff performance.
• Understanding, interpreting and applying federal, state and local laws and regulations
• Reacting quickly and calmly in emergency or hazardous situations and adopting an effective course of action.
• Observing and remembering facts and details of incidents.
• Writing clear, accurate and grammatically correct reports.
• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software.
• Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
• Evaluating the work of subordinate staff, instilling discipline and maintaining accountability.

Contact: Lauren Geving Email: lgeving@scico.com Phone 310.510.2000 ext 4202

 

F/T Dockmaster

Dana West Marina

This is a hands-on working supervisory position. Ideal candidates will have management and supervisory skills in addition to being an excellent communicator with outstanding customer service skills. Previous Dockmaster and property maintenance experience is a plus. Other skill sets should include knowledge and experience with concrete and wood dock repair and maintenance, plumbing, electrical, carpentry and general building maintenance. The ability to budget, purchase supplies, supervise vendors, prioritize and plan work load will be required. Knowledge and experience with boats and boating is a must.
A key responsibility is enforcement of marina rules and regulations utilizing diplomatic and helpful communication skills. Ability to work outdoors for duration of work shift is required. After-hours on-call availability.
A minimum of three years management/construction/customer service experience required. Applicant will be subject to pre-hire physical and drug screening. References/resume verified. Send resume, introductory cover letter and salary history to KellyR@DanaWestMarina.comCompany Website: www.DanaWestMarina.com

 

Marina Assistant

Berkeley Marina

Salary: $4,664- $4,945 monthly (in addition to a generous benefits package)
Final Filing Date: April 27, 2015, 5:00 p.m.
The City of Berkeley is currently seeking applications from highly qualified individuals for Marina Assistant. This classification is located in the Parks, Recreation, and Waterfront Department.
Under general supervision, patrols the Berkeley Marina and adjacent dock and ground areas for the prevention of theft, vandalism, and hazardous conditions; performs boat towing and rescue operations; performs office clerical and custodial duties and related work assigned. Typical duties may include:
• Patrols and inspects docks and adjacent facilities for hazardous conditions, leaking boats; clears marina of debris;
• Operates outboard skiffs, patrol boats, trucks and a variety of equipment including pumps, siphons and hand tools;
• Operates and monitors UHF/VHF radio equipment, notifies police and fire departments and other agencies to respond to emergencies;
• Responds to emergency situations to rescue persons and disabled vessels in the water or provide first aid;
• Performs minor maintenance on the skiff and patrol boat; performs custodial duties in the absence of assigned maintenance staff;
• Pumps excessive amounts of water from docked boats; may raise sinking boats depending on their size; may tow boats to another location, using a second boat and notifies berthers of problems with their vessels;
• Answers questions from Marina patrons and the general public about berthing, current weather conditions and marina procedures;
• Enforces rules, regulations and ordinances pertaining to the Marina;
• Maintains records and accounts in conjunction with other Marina staff and prepares a variety of written/records and reports;
• Rents berths and lockers and provides other services to berthers as requested; secures gates and collects receipts from coin box;
• May pick up litter and debris from grounds as necessary.To apply and for more information about this opening, please visit our website at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/berkeley, no later than Monday, April 27th at 5:00 p.m. (PST).

 

Chief Harbor Patrol Officer

Port San Luis Harbor District

The Chief Harbor Patrol Officer works patrol shifts, either solo or with another officer, manages the public safety functions of the Port; leads and supervises the Harbor Patrol and Lifeguard departments, and the volunteer Camp and Water Hosts; develops and implements enforcement programs and policies; provides landside and waterside patrol to the Port; assists in preparation and administration of the department budget; and acts as primary liaison to the County Office of Emergency Services and related entities (for example, the Coastal Incident Response Team, Area Maritime Security Committee).This is a fully armed, sworn peace officer position. The annual salary range for this position is $6,225 – $7,800/month. Full benefits include CalPERS Safety retirement and medical, dental, and vision insurance. Also included are paid sick leave, paid vacation, 11 paid holidays per year; life insurance and a cell phone allowance. The District participates in Social Security.

For a complete job description and application requirements, please visit the Harbor District’s website at http://www.portsanluis.com/employment/chief-harbor-patrol-officer

All application materials must be received by 4:30 pm, Thursday, May 1, 2015.

Deadline for accepting Applications is March 2nd

 

Port Police Officer

Los Angeles Port Police