Relief Master/Chief Mate (start September 1, some flexibility)

Institution: 
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Duties: 
Reporting to the -Director of Ship Operations, is in command of the vessel and responsible for the lives and safety of all crew and persons onboard, and exercises all efforts to protect them; maintains the vessel's seaworthiness, efficient operation and navigation, and safety in compliance with the laws of navigation and body of statutes that regulate ships, seagoing matters, and Institution policy; and facilitates the accomplishment of the scientific goals. As a senior manager, represents the Institution's best interests.
Qualifications: 
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited sea service academy with five years sea duty as a deck officer, and one year as a Master or two years as a Chief Mate; in the absence of a formal degree, equivalent work experience.
• Candidates must possess computer literacy in the use of word processing, inventory and database management, • Prefer Master experience on a similar research vessel.
• Candidates must have a high level of training as evidenced by a U.S. Coast Guard license.
 
About Employer: 
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is the world's leading, independent non-profit organization dedicated to ocean research, exploration, and education. Our scientists and engineers push the boundaries of knowledge about the ocean to reveal its impacts on our planet and our lives.
Contact Information: 
Bethann Ryan, Marine Personnel Coordinator cell 774 392 0067 bryan@whoi.edu