FERRYBOAT OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR (Marine Master/ Ferryboat Captain)

Location: Plaquemine , Louisiana
Company: Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
Salary: $4,372 - $7,842
Industry: Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Contact: Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
Posted: 27 days ago
Reposted: 6 days ago
FERRYBOAT OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR (Marine Master/Ferryboat Captain)

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FERRYBOAT OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR (Marine Master/Ferryboat Captain)

Salary

$4,372.00 - $7,842.00 Monthly

Location

Plaquemine, LA

Job Type

Classified

Department

DOTD-Engineering & Operations

Job Number

42/12068/FBOS/07.29.22-DT

Closing

Continuous
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42/12068/FBOS/07.29.22-DT

MAINTENANCE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

Please visit our DOTD Career Center for more information about our agency:

Preference given to Masters of 1600 gross Ton or more that also possess either a towing endorsement or a dual licensure as a Designated Duty Engineer of at least 1000HP.

Incumbent will operate LADOTD Ferry Vessel at Plaquemine, LA ferry crossing.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
  • Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.
"The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, disability, age, or pregnancy, and prohibits harassment of any type. Additionally, DOTD serves as a model employer for individuals with disabilities."

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Delos Turner

FERRYBOAT OPERATIONS MANAGER B

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Five years of experience in marine operations and a U.S. Coast Guard officer's credential.

NOTE:

At this level, one of the following credentials or the equivalent may be preferred by the hiring agency depending on the vacancy to be filled:

  1. National Master of Self Propelled Vessels Upon Great Lakes & or Inland Waters with one of the following gross registered tonnages (GRT):
  • Less than 500 GRT
  • Less than 1600 GRT
  • Unlimited GRT
  1. National Master of Towing Vessels Upon Ocean, Near Coastal, Great Lakes-Inland & Western Rivers.
The hiring agency will ensure compliance with all applicable U.S. Coast Guard regulations.

NOTE:

Possession of a current Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) will be required by the hiring agency at the time of appointment.

For more information on how to obtain a TWIC and other U.S. Coast Guard credentials, please see the National Maritime Center website:

Job Concepts

FUNCTION OF WORK:

To supervise ferry operations.

LEVEL OF WORK:

Supervisor.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Direct from a Ferryboat Operations Manager. Other reporting relationships may be approved by SCS.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Direct over Ferryboat personnel. Other relationships may be approved by SCS.

LOCATION OF WORK:

Department of Transportation and Development. Other locations may be approved by SCS.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:

Differs from Ferryboat Operator Senior by the presence of direct supervisory responsibility aboard a complex ferry vessel.

Differs from Ferryboat Operations Manager A by the absence of managerial responsibility for an assigned ferry location.

Examples of Work

EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

Complex ferry vessels are those which are required by the U.S. Coast Guard to have licensed deck and engine room personnel aboard during operations.

Serves as captain of a complex ferry vessel by supervising all operations. Prepares performance reviews and approves leave for Ferryboat personnel assigned to the vessel.

Pilots complex U.S. Coast Guard-inspected ferry vessels that are used to carry vehicles and passengers; may tow vessels for repairs when required.

Oversees master log of all operations and preparation of required reports; submits reports as necessary.

Inspects equipment, machines, rigging, and gear aboard vessels. Provides corrective instruction to Ferryboat personnel as necessary.

Oversees lower-level Ferryboat personnel during exercises for emergency fire and collision drills.

Operates and demonstrates proper use of ferry vessel equipment such as marine radio, state radio, radar, and related safety equipment.

Oversees proper operation and routine maintenance of the engine room and machinery aboard a ferry vessel such as main propulsion diesel engines, main electrical generating plants, hydraulic systems, sanitation systems and pumping systems.

Oversees required engine room logs and preparation of related reports.

Oversees safe refueling operations.

Instructs lower-level Ferryboat personnel in proper procedures to ensure safe operation of the ferry vessel.

May serve ashore to assist Ferryboat Operations Managers by supervising operations for multiple vessels.

Benefits

Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to "make a difference" through public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career. As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program.

Flexible Working Arrangements- The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities. These arrangements vary between hiring agencies.

Professional Development- The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees. Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage.

Insurance Coverage- Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State's own Group Benefits Insurance program. The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance. Dental and vision coverage are also available. More information can be found at

Deferred Compensation- As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings.

Holidays and Leave- State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor. State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.

Retirement- State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (), Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (), Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System (), among others. LASERS has provided this video () to give you more detailed information about their system.

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