CHIEF MARINE ENGINEER
|Department||DNR - Fisheries Service|
|Date Opened||1/25/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||2/8/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$41,068.00 - $62,525.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Courtney Blackistone|
LOCATION OF POSITION
- As Chief Marine Engineer, responsible for ensuring that the diesel engine, all vessel systems, running gear, and hull of the Research Vessel Miss Kay, a 46 foot fiberglass over wood power driven vessel, are properly maintained and ready for service, and effect repairs as possible. Operates and maintains a 25 foot trailorable research vessel.
- Serves as executive officer onboard the R/V Miss Kay during shellfish surveys and other research, monitoring, and education cruises. As needed, serves as backup or relief captain if regular captain is unavailable or incapacitated.
- Participates in operations associated with the state’s shell acquisition project. This involves operation and maintenance of state-owned dump trucks, front-end loader, and 20-ton heavy equipment trailer in transporting oyster shell within the state. This position must have and maintain a commercial driver’s license.
- Maintains the Deal Island Facility buildings, seawater system, docks, piers, bulkhead, and grounds, which function as a marine terminal where the research vessels are berthed/stored.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Three years of experience involving the repair and maintenance of marine inboard engines, and mechanical and electrical systems.
1. Candidates may substitute additional experience as defined above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a current United States Coast Guard License issued to persons who have served as Chief Engineer on an inland steam or motor vessel of not less than 1000 horsepower for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Possess a U.S. Coast Guard Master’s 100 ton License and have the knowledge and skill to operate, navigate, maintain, and repair a 46 ft. research vessel and manage logistics, with safety and efficiency of paramount importance.
- Possess a commercial driver’s license and have the experience to operate dump vehicles and front-end loaders.
- Knowledge of computer-based navigation programs.
- Organizational skills to account for shell transfers and payments to shucking houses and other sources of shell, planning logistics, and meeting scheduling demands of shell sources and customers.
- Facility maintenance including building and seawater system maintenance and repair, vehicle and heavy equipment maintenance, and grounds keeping.
- Organizational skills include prompt payment of facility bills, arranging for contractors for repairs and maintenance, track monthly expenses.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
- Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees may be required to possess a vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
- Employees in this classification may be required to obtain a manufacturer training course certificate.
- U.S. Coast Guard Master’s 100 ton License is preferred
- Commercial driver’s license is preferred