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Ordinary Seaman - Hornblower Wind - CTV - Martha's Vineyard

companyHornblower - City Experiences
locationTisbury, MA, USA
PublishedPublished: 11/8/2023
Water Transportation

Seaward Services is seeking a Ordinary Seaman for our CTV operation.

About the Opportunity:

Seaward Services, Inc. seeks and experienced Ordinary/Seafarer to serve on the deck crew for our new Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV), which will service wind turbines off the New England coast. Your primary area of operation will be the waters in and around Martha's Vineyard, where you will transport crew, equipment, and cargo to turbines throughout the wind farm. Under the direction of the Captain and Deck Officer, you will assist with a variety of tasks, including: transfer of personnel to turbines, mooring operations, ship's maintenance, engine rounds, and aiding in navigation of the vessel.

Dynamic and variable operating environments will require a certified and focused OS who will demonstrate sound judgment and exercise caution during all ship evolutions. As a member of the crew, you will prioritize safety above all else and help establish a working environment that reflects this value.

Additionally, your commitment to good seamanship, attentiveness, and eagerness to learn will contribute to a productive, safe, and cooperative workplace for all crew. As a deck crew members, you will strive to act in a manner onboard that reflects company values and codes of conduct.

Trips offshore will be rotating with 2 weeks on the water and 2 weeks on shore. Work rotations may vary in length depending on crew levels and need. Vessels will primarily operate between July-October with reduced service during winter months.

All qualified candidates with required credentials (USCG MMC, Medical, TWIC, STCW training) are encouraged to apply.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Handle mooring lines during docking or undocking of the vessel
  • Assist with filling potable water, bunkering, discharging black/grey water and connect / disconnect shore power as directed
  • Perform operational duties as instructed by the Captain or Deck Officer
  • Conduct at sea personnel transfer and cargo operations in all weather conditions
  • Perform lookout duties while underway in accordance with Rule 5 of COLGREGs
  • Assist in all alongside and underway cargo evolutions
  • Perform cleaning and custodial tasks of the vessels and property, including maintenance tasks
  • Conduct basic engineering repairs and rounds as directed
  • Seek the highest levels of quality and professionalism
  • Assist with training of new crew as directed
  • Assist the Master in ensuring compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations
  • Assist the Master in maintaining vessel integrity to support safety and a consistent state of operational readiness
  • Monitor passenger & crewmember safety issues on the boat
  • Ensure that safety equipment is utilized, and appropriate guidelines are followed for all tasks involving physical risk or hazardous materials
  • Participate in meetings, training, drills, and safety audits as required by USCG & company policy
  • Develop understanding of all phases of shipboard safety procedures and knowledge of location and use of all firefighting and safety equipment (i.e. fire extinguishers, fire stations, life preservers, work vest, and life floats)
  • Use proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Handle and dispose of all chemicals and other types of hazardous or caustic materials in compliance with Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) (as required)
  • Report safety, operational, and environmental issues to your direct supervisor immediately
  • Additional job duties as assigned

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • United States Coast Guard Merchant Mariner's Credential (MMC) with an Ordinary Seaman (or higher) endorsement
  • Valid United States Passport
  • Valid TWIC card
  • STCW - As amended STCW Basic and proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Offshore Wind - Crew Transfer Vessel experience preferred
  • Excellent career record, showing professionalism, and drive.
  • Rigging experience preferred
  • Engine room experience preferred

Salary Range: $200 - $300 / day depending on experience

About Us:

City Experiences' passion is to provide amazing experiences on land and water. Our 40-year success through organic growth and acquisitions has resulted in a portfolio of over 25+ brands that welcome upwards of 30 million guests/riders annually. If you're an enthusiastic team player who thrives in an environment where communication, creativity, and cooperation are encouraged, this may just be the opportunity for you.

The RESPECT Service System embodies City Experiences' mission, vision, values and operating principles. By creating a company culture that puts RESPECT at its core, we believe it will drive us to achieve our goal of becoming a Global Experiences and Transportation Leader.

The Company is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment against any applicants or employees based upon their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, status as a protected veteran, or other characteristics prohibited by applicable law.

Additionally, we encourage all qualified applicants including those with past arrest or conviction records to apply. The Company participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations.

We encourage qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records to apply.

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