This is a sea-going ship’s crew position, and will be assigned to R/V KILO MOANA, a 186” SWATH (twin-hull) research vessel operated by the University of Hawai‘i Marine Center (UHMC). The Master and other vessel crew work on a rotational schedule (e.g., three (3) months on, three (3) months off), based on operational needs of the program. The ship's Master is in overall command of all personnel and operations aboard the vessel, with responsibility for managing the safety, seaworthiness, security, regulatory and legal aspects, and effectiveness of the research vessel. Performs under long-range administrative delegation, reporting directly to the Marine Operations Superintendent at UHMC.
Must hold a current USCG MMC as Unlimited Master, National and International endorsements. Must hold a valid TWIC card. At least two (2) years of service as a licensed Master or Chief Mate on a seagoing vessel (unlimited tonnage).
The R/V Kilo Moana is a 186’ Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull (SWATH) vessel owned by the U.S. Navy and operated by the University of Hawaii Marine Center (UHMC) at Pier 35 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The vessel was built in 2001 and commissioned in 2002.
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