Academic Wage-Hourly: 2023 R/V Taani Relief Chief Mate Pool

Oregon State University
October 31, 2023
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Offerd Salary:$28.98-$50
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Position Information

Department Ship Operations (OAS)

Position Title Academic Wage Appt - Hourly Job Title Academic Wage-Hourly: 2023 R/V Taani Relief Chief Mate Pool Appointment Type Academic Wage/Short Term Job Location Newport Position Appointment Percent 100 Appointment Basis 12 Faculty Status Regular Tenure Status Fixed-Term Pay Method Hourly Pay Period 16th - 15th of the following month Pay Date Last working day of the month Recommended Full-Time Salary Range $28.98-$50.68 Position Summary

Oregon State University's Ship Operations unit within the College of Earth, Oceanic, and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for future full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, hourly academic wage (as needed) Relief Chief Mate positions. Appointments are anticipated to last up to one year from appointment date.

The Chief Mate assists in the operation and maintenance of the Research Vessel (R/V) Taani under the immediate supervision of the Ship's Master in a safe, efficient, and effective manner. The Chief Mate is second in command to the Master and supervises the work of the vessel's deck department in addition to standing watch.

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Position Duties

50% – Stands watch as Officer of the Watch at sea under direction of the Ship's Master. Navigates by use of electronic equipment and other means. Maneuvers the vessel as necessary to conduct oceanographic work. Writes logs. Uses navigational charts. Conducts shipboard and ship-to-shore communications. Carries out ship's daily routine. At the direction of the Master, functions as lead for emergency response drills.

20% – Organizes, directs, trains and supervises (hires/fires or effectively recommends; plans, assigns and approves work; disciplines and rewards; evaluates performance; and responds to grievances for direct reports) the deck department in the operation and maintenance of departmental equipment and spaces: cranes, winches, wire rope and cable, ground tackle, rigging, frames, boats, decks, bulkheads, hull, blocks, lines, etc.

10% – Operates radios, radars, electronic navigation equipment, fathometers, ship control equipment, winches, cranes, boats, and research support equipment as necessary.

10% – As second in command, assists the Master in the overall operation and administration of the vessel. Leads the ship's routine in-port and is in overall charge of the vessel during Master's absence.

5% – Directs firefighting party and provides First Aid when necessary. Maintains ship's medicine chest and acts as medical provider.

5% – Ensures all equipment and cargo is secured for sea in accordance with vessel trim and stability requirements.

Minimum/Required Qualifications

Possess a valid U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Credential with the following:

  • Mate, 1600 GRT/3000 ITC ton oceans or better
  • Proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats
  • Fast Rescue Boat
  • Advanced firefighting
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Operator
  • Valid Advanced Radar Plotting Aid (ARPA) Certificate
  • Medical Person in Charge
  • Vessel Security Officer
  • Current Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping (STCW) endorsements as appropriate for this position.

    Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).

    Meet Coast Guard drug testing requirements.

    Ability to obtain a passport.

    Ability to speak, read, and write English.

    Preferred (Special) Qualifications

  • U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Credential with the rating of 1600 ton Master or better.
  • Dynamic Positioning Operator, Limited Certificate.
  • ECDIS Certificate.
  • At least one year of supervisory experience.
  • Research vessel experience.
  • A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
  • Working Conditions / Work Schedule

    The employee in this position is required to work on board OSU operated research vessels at sea on research cruises that may last from one day to three weeks or more before returning to port, in ocean and weather conditions which are highly variable. The incumbent must not be incapacitated by sea- sickness.

    The ability to lift, carry, push, and pull objects weighing up to 40 pounds is required.

    Ship Operations is a seven day per week operation; therefore, weekend and holiday work may be required. Shift and/or work assignment may change based on operational needs.

    In the event of health risks to the working environment while at sea, Ship Operations may need to require quarantine periods and other health & safety requirements before employees join the vessel or begin work at sea to ensure continuity of business operations.

    This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. No

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number P06376UF

    Number of Vacancies Multiple Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 02/01/2023 Anticipated Appointment End Date 10/31/2024 Posting Date 01/10/2023 Full Consideration Date Closing Date 10/31/2023 Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants Special Instructions to Applicants

    In order to maintain an active status within the pool, applicants will need to reapply annually.

    Should you no longer wish to remain an applicant for this posting please login and withdraw your application from this posting. Use caution as you will not be able to reapply until the next year.

    Please Note: Applicants are contacted only when a need to fill the R/V Taani Relief Chief Mate position, on a temporary basis, arises.

    When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

    1) A resume/CV; and

    2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

    3) Upload License or Certifications:

    Possess a valid U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Credential with the following:

  • Mate, 1600 GRT/3000 ITC ton oceans or better
  • Proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats
  • Fast Rescue Boat
  • Advanced firefighting
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Operator
  • Valid Advanced Radar Plotting Aid (ARPA) Certificate
  • Medical Person in Charge
  • Vessel Security Officer
  • Current Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping (STCW) endorsements as appropriate for this position.

    Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).

    You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

    For additional information please contact: Mathurin Fogg at [email protected]

    OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Please visit https: // covid.oregonstate.edu/ for additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.

    OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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    Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.

    Any required license and/or certification may be uploaded as License or Certification 1 (or 2, 3, 4 as needed). The online application system will allow you to attach your license/certification if the PDF file is 9MB or less. If over 9MB in size, submit to contact person listed. The license and/or certification must be received by the closing date if not uploaded with your application.

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    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • License or Certification - 1
  • License or Certification - 2
  • License or Certification - 3
  • License or Certification - 4
  • Verification of Veteran Status
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