State of Washington Classified Job Specification
SUPERVISOR, OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH VESSEL
Under general direction, perform logistical planning for cruises of extended duration with oceanographers and/or other scientific researchers; coordinate vessel operations and maintenance with researchers to meet scientific cruise objectives; responsible for provisions, security, safety, and supervision of crew and scientific party during day and night vessel operations on a research vessel which primarily accommodates cruises of a duration of more than 24 hours.
Ensures adherence to Coast Guard and maritime rules and regulations governing ships and mariners;
Plans and obtains provisions for cruises, including loading and care of scientific equipment, food, and medical supplies;
Ensures all requirements are met for entrance and clearance of vessels through Customs and Immigration;
Utilizes electronic, dead reckoning, and pilotage techniques of navigation;
Operates communications equipment;
Maintains daily logs, maintenance records, supply records for Marine Superintendent;
Performs related duties as required.
High school graduation or equivalent AND U.S. Coast Guard license as operator of a small passenger vessel of tonnage equal to that of the vessel to which assigned AND seven years of experience as a vessel operator or licensed officer, including one year of experience on a vessel in a supervisory or lead position
Class Specification History
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
Revise Class: 2-15-91
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 4926), adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007; general revision revises typical work; effective July 1, 2007.