Department of Engineering Technology Engineering WATCH OFFICER/INSTRUCTORS – CRUISE 2 (4 OPENINGS)
Approximate Starting Date: June 21, 2017 through August 21, 2017.
The California Maritime Academy seeks applicants for temporary positions to serve as Engineering Watch Officers/Instructors for the 2017 annual training cruise. Applicants expecting to be considered for this position must complete their online application and submit requested materials to Human Resource by close of business day on June 2, 2017 to receive priority consideration for the position. This position will remain open until filled. CRUISE PERIOD: The entire operation of the TRAINING SHIP GOLDEN BEAR is under management by students, with faculty-licensed officers acting in an advisory capacity. First-year students perform elementary tasks, while third-year students perform all the duties of ship's officers - from loading the ship's cargo of provisions and lighting of the plant, to navigating and providing power for the ship. Grades are assigned by faculty members based on actual performance, professionalism and aptitude for life at sea as a licensed officer. ABOUT CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY MARITIME ACADEMY (Cal Maritime): Locatedon a compact but scenic waterfront campusin Vallejo, California (30 miles northeast of San Francisco), California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) is a unique and specialized campus of the 23-campusCalifornia State University (CSU)system. Serving a population of approximately 1100 undergraduate and 50 graduate students, we are one of only seven degree-granting maritime academies in the United States — and the only one on the West Coast. Cal Maritime offers six baccalaureate degrees in Business Administration, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs (GSMA), Facilities Engineering Technology, Marine Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Marine Transportation. The undergraduate curriculum includes licensing programs for future merchant marine, coast guard and naval reserve officers. Cal Maritime also offers a Master of Science in Transportation and Engineering Management degree. For more information about California State University Maritime Academy, please visit our web page at http://www.csum.edu.
Our programs focus on intellectual learning, applied technology, leadership development, and global awareness. Cal Maritime students participate in training cruises aboard theTraining Ship Golden Bear or other international educational experiences - gaining a unique perspective on our increasingly global culture and economy. Cal Maritime is committed to being a leading educational institution recognized for excellence in the business, engineering, operations, security and policy of the transportation industries of the Pacific Rim and beyond. We are equally committed to hiring and retaining diverse and dedicated faculty and staff who lead the way in helping our students expand their knowledge and potential.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Engineering position will be responsible for standing watches and/or instructing students. Other duties will include drills, handling emergency repairs, in port watches, preparing and conducting lectures for assigned courses.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Unlimited U.S. Coast Guard motor license Familiar with modern ship technology 95 STCW endorsement DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching experience at the college level Engineering Senior license with significant medium speed diesel experience
SALARY COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with the education, qualifications and experience of the individual.
BENEFITS: An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available for "qualifying" positions which includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement plans, fee waiver, vacation and sick leave.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Work site aboard the training ship and small vessels requires climbing up and down ship and boat ladders and gangways; lifting and carrying material from pier to training ship and boat, and occasional work in excess heat, cold, dampness or dry atmospheric conditions.
All mariners should be capable of living and working in cramped spaces on rolling vessels, maintaining balance on a moving deck, rapidly donning an exposure suit, stepping over doorsills of 24 inches in height, opening and closing watertight doors that may weigh up to 56 pounds, pulling heavy objects, up to 50 lbs. in weight, distances of up to 400 feet, climbing steep stairs or vertical ladders without assistance, participating in firefighting and lifesaving efforts, including wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and lifting/controlling fully charged fire hoses. Extended workdays are common.
ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: A pre-employment physical and as required by federal regulations, the incumbent must pass a drug-screening test for participation in the cruise. Applicants must provide proof of US citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three days from the date of hire. A background check investigation (including criminal records check) is required prior to employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. Applicants must submit on hire official documentation as proof of degree, license, or certificates as required. APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested parties must submit the Cal Maritime Employment Application packet of information requested below. Apply on-line at http://www.csum.edu/web/hr/fel
1. Cal Maritime Employment Application (required) 2. Letter of interest 3. Copy of appropriate/require licenses 4. Resume 5. Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references
NOTIFICATION: Based upon a review of applications and accompanying documents, only those persons whose qualifications best match job requirements will be interviewed. Applicants not selected for an interview will be notified only after the position closes and the successful candidate has been selected.
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Located in Vallejo, California, The California Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) is a unique and specialized campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system. We are one of only seven degree-granting maritime academies in the United States ? and the only one on the West Coast.