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Mate of Tow 200-1600 GT

Cook Inlet
United States, Alaska, Anchorage
4510 Old International Airport Road (Show on map)
June 20, 2024
Mate of Towing 200-1600 GT
Exciting Opportunity for Adventurous Mariners! Join the Cook Inlet Tug & Barge Team!
Generous Sign-On Bonus!!!
Are you ready for a maritime adventure that goes beyond the ordinary? Cook Inlet Tug & Barge, Alaska's premier tug and barge company, is calling for an exceptional Mate of Towing to join our growing team.
Why Cook Inlet Tug & Barge?
At Cook Inlet Tug & Barge, we don't just offer a job; we provide the opportunity of a lifetime. Picture yourself as part of a team of maritime professionals, navigating the stunning waters of South Central, Southeast, and Western Alaska. If you crave adventure, seek flexible seasonal work, and are passionate about what you do, this is the place to be.
What's in it for you?
Adventure Awaits: Experience the thrill of working in a remote environment with a breathtaking backdrop that adds to your life experiences.
Seasonal Perks: Enjoy benefits tailored for your seasonal position, ensuring a fulfilling and rewarding maritime journey.
Roles and Responsibilities
As Chief Mate you are responsible to the Captain for the safety and security of the vessel.
Working at the direction of the Captain to perform various tasks such as:
* Ensuring crew's welfare and training in areas such as safety, firefighting, search and rescue.
* Ensure the safe navigation of the vessel while steering, operating, pushing, and pulling barges and other vessels under tow, while docking, or unloading.
* Implement company policies and procedures, and general maritime industry standards to maintain a safe work environment.
* Focus on water depth, weather, surging and other traffic.
* Keeping the tow wire clear of the bottom, navigational aids, and other vessels.
* Assist with inspections and conduct required drills, training, safety meetings and records per company policy to include essential notifications.
Qualifications:
* Valid USCG Merchant Mariner Credential required/ STCW, HAZWOPER. Mate of Towing 200 GT near coastal
* Any AB rating (Able Seaman), Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch (RFPNW) and Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boat with Life Boatman (preferred).
* Valid Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC).
* Valid state driver's license.
* ValidUnited States Passport.
* Must be able to pass a criminal background checkwithqualificationsto enter Canada.
* High School Diploma or equivalent.
* Must be eligible to work in the United States.
Experience and Skills:
* Three years of sea-going experience on towing vessels (preferred).
* A marine operations background and are familiar with shipyards, tugs, and oil barges (preferred).
* Extensive knowledge of Maritime regulations and current updates.
* Skilled with equipment best suited to handle the job at hand.
Working conditions:
* Lodging and provisions on the vessel
* Transportation to and from the vessel provided by the company.
* Must bephysicallyfittoclimb aboard tugs and barges, ascend and descend ladders and balance while aboard vessels in aseaway; kneel,stoop, use stairs, reach overhead, and stand forlong periods.
* Comfortable with heights or narrow walkways.
* Must be able to work 12 hours a day every day for the full season.
* Exposure toallweather conditions(rain, ice, snow, heat,wind, etc.).
* Seasonal position - four to six months.
* As leaders in our industry, we take crew Health and Safety seriously.
Cook Inlet Tug & Barge is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce and taking affirmative action to employ and advance qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. We are a drug-free employer and a participant of the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
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