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Vessel Manager/Captain in Christiansted at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


NRC is a global leader in the provision of diversified environmental, industrial and emergency response solutions with a focus on providing highly responsive local service with the highest safety standards, innovative technology, modern efficient equipment and dedicated professional employees.


  • We have a solid reputation that sets the bar high in our industry
  • We ve successfully developed a network of clients who value our services
  • Industry knowledge and wealth of operation experience which allows us to provide a broad range of environmental, industrial and emergency response solutions and products
  • An unyielding commitment to maintaining the highest operation and safety standards


Fundamental to everything we do is our commitment to valuing the talents of each individual and harnessing the combined strengths of our diverse work force. The people of NRC are committed to this partnership and are the cornerstone of our overall success. NRC provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match, Paid Time Off and much more!

We are currently seeking a Vessel Manager/Captain to join our growing team!

Position Overview:

Responsibility for all duties associated with Management of NRC vessels located in St. Croix USVI while moored in standby mode and underway. Command vessel and crew for response to marine oil spills, environmental emergencies, or transit of vessel to and from dry-dock, training, relocation due to weather or other direction from Director of Marine Operations.

On Call to respond to marine casualty and oil spill incidents 24/7

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the vessel in a state of readiness for Spill Response as well as Marine Charter
  • Work within the guidelines as set forth in the company s Safety Management System,
  • Maintain all equipment in good working order,
  • Ensure that the vessel is clean, orderly, will stocked with supplies and spare parts at all times,
  • Maintain budget for vessel, shipyard, repairs and stores,
  • Maintain a good working relationship with Federal, State and local private organizations within the industry.
  • Work directly with the USCG and ABS to maintain the vessel in regulatory compliance,
  • Monitor the working habits of all personnel aboard the vessel and participate in the company s Behavior Based Safety management program,
  • Provide direct communications between the crew, Director of Marine Operations, St. Croix Operations Base Manager and Regional Manager concerning operations, repair and safety
  • Ensure the safety of the Crew, Equipment, Visitors and the Vessel at all times
  • Provide direct communications and vessel information to potential and current Marine Charter customers for the vessel
  • Performance of other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified candidates will generally have a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • USCG 200 Gross Ton Masters License endorsed for Near Coastal with Radar and/or ARPA Endorsement, and MMD endorsement as Tankerman / PIC.
  • At least 4 years of service on similar vessels including 1 year in Coastwise and Ocean service sailing as Master or Vessel Operator of vessels greater than 85 gross tons.
  • Must be familiar with Oil Transfer procedures.
  • Must have a valid Driver's License
  • Must be able to Travel Internationally and be away from home port for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to communicate well in both verbal and written word and be proficient in the use of the computer in all aspects of communication.
  • Individual preferred to have extensive experience and skills in the maintenance and repair of marine engines, onboard machinery and systems.
  • Day position with 24-hour call out. Candidates are required to live within 2 hours of the vessel and provide their own transportation.

Successful completion of a pre-employment background and substance screening process including, but not limited to, employment verifications, criminal search and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) search as well continued verifications throughout employment to ensure that all records meet company policy standards.

NRC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in a drug free work environment to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

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