Port Captain

University of Washington
The Port Captain is responsible for Port Logistics, Crewing, Cruise Planning, Regulatory Compliance, and Other Duties as assigned. The position acts as the Alternate Designated Person Ashore (DPA).
A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of vessel management; operations and scheduling; budget development; personnel administration, and fiscal management. Familiarity with the various requirements of cognizant regulatory bodies (USCG, ABS) concerned with research vessel operation.
About Employer: 
The School of Oceanography promotes diversity and inclusivity among our students, faculty, staff, and public. At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor all experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and justice for all. We are committed to ensuring the safety of crew members, science team, and anyone who interfaces with our research vessels. Thus, we are seeking candidates whose experiences have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and can engage thoughtfully with people from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.
Contact Information: 
Current Port Captain, Meegan Corcoran, PortCaptain@uw.edu
Manager of Marine Operations, Robert Kamphaus, kamphaus@uw.edu

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