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Able Mariner Pool 2017-Pac Storm

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications will be reviewed based on the information submitted on the employment profile with education and work history along with any other requested documentation i.e. posting specific question responses, transcripts, etc. Your profile MUST clearly show how you meet the minimum/required qualifications for the position. Resumes are NOT accepted at the application stage for classified staff positions. 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. Typically, the starting salary is at the lower end of the salary range. Any required license and/or certification may be uploaded as License or Certification 1 and/or 2 and 3. 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. Please Note: Applicants are contacted only when a need to fill the Able Mariner position, on an intermittent basis, arises. For additional information please contact: Scott Clendenin, 541-867-0121, clendenf@oregonstate.edu. 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.

Position Details

Position Information

Department Ship Operations (OAS)
Classification Title Able Mariner
Job Title Able Mariner Pool 2017-Pac Storm
Appointment Type Classified Staff
Job Location Newport
Position Appointment Percent 100
Appointment Basis 12
Pay Method Hourly
Min Salary $15.53
Max Salary $23.16
Employment Category Intermittent
Position Summary

This recruitment will be used to fill future full-time, Intermittent Able Mariner positions in the Ship Operations unit of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. This position will be located in Newport, Oregon.

The Able Mariner is one of three able seaman positions which functions to assist the First Mate on the Research Vessel (R/V) Pacific Storm in the maintenance and repair of the vessel and its deck equipment, and to assist the mate on watch in the safe and efficient operation of the vessel.

The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences is an internationally recognized leader in the study of the Earth as an integrated system. It operates numerous state-of-the art laboratories and three oceanographic research vessels, the 177-foot ocean-going Oceanus, the 84-foot coastal research vessel Pacific Storm, and the 54-foot coastal research vessel Elakha. The College has an annual budget of more than $50 million, with support coming from the National Science Foundation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration and other federal agencies. It has more than 100 faculty, 200 graduate students and 600 undergraduate students. Graduate programs include M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences; Geology; and Geography and a M.S. degree in Marine Resource Management. The college has undergraduate programs in Earth Sciences and Environmental Sciences, with several minors and certificate programs.

Position Duties

60% – Stands watch as helmsman, visual and radar lookout, and/or winch operator at sea. Stands security watch in ports other than home port; stands watch as assigned for a specific time.

20% – Cleans, paints and maintains ship’s hull, decks, bulkheads, equipment, masts, quarters, heads and tanks; assists in mooring and unmooring the vessel; assists in rigging and handling scientific gear; loads and unloads equipment and stores; assists in fire fighting and maintenance of firefighting equipment.

15% – Operates ship’s equipment such as winches, crane, boat, davits, anchor windlass, and capstan, while at sea; operates ship’s equipment such as cranes and winches while in ports to load and unload supplies and equipment; assists in shipboard operations as required during research work at sea.

5% – Participates actively in shipboard drills and emergency training including training ashore. Maintains firefighting and safety equipment; fights fires and administers first aid when required.

Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma and six months of maritime experience.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATIONS:
• Merchant Mariner’s Credential with an endorsement of Able Seaman, Special, or higher issued by the Coast Guard
STCW endorsements as appropriate for this position.
• Ability to obtain a passport
• Ability to read, speak, and write in English
• Meet Coast Guard drug testing requirements

Additional Required Qualifications

Basic Safety Training and Lifeboatman certificates issued by the United States Coast Guard.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications

Experience working at sea.

Experience with winch and crane operation.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule

This position is required to work on board the R/V Pacific Storm at sea on research cruises that may last from one day to four weeks before returning to port, in ocean and weather conditions which are highly variable. For information about the Pacific Storm, please go to http://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/pacificstorm/.

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

The employee in this position may be required to lift, carry, push, and pull objects weighing up to 75 pounds.

This position is typically required to share a berth room with three other employees.

This position is deemed essential and the incumbent may be expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures. Yes
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 P00791CT
Number of Vacancies Varies
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 02/27/2017
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Posting Date 02/20/2017
Full Consideration Date
Closing Date 12/31/2017
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications will be reviewed based on the information submitted on the employment profile with education and work history along with any other requested documentation i.e. posting specific question responses, transcripts, etc. Your profile MUST clearly show how you meet the minimum/required qualifications for the position. Resumes are NOT accepted at the application stage for classified staff positions.

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.

Typically, the starting salary is at the lower end of the salary range.

Any required license and/or certification may be uploaded as License or Certification 1 and/or 2 and 3. 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.

Please Note: Applicants are contacted only when a need to fill the Able Mariner position, on an intermittent basis, arises.

For additional information please contact: Scott Clendenin, 541-867-0121, clendenf@oregonstate.edu.

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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a current Merchant Mariners Certificate issued by the US Coast Guard?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. License or Certification - 1
  2. License or Certification - 2
  3. License or Certification - 3