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Salvage and Assist Captain

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Flagship Management Published: March 10, 2017

Description

Salvage and Assist Captain - Fort Lauderdale

We are looking for licensed Captains, U.S. Coast Guard Master Near Coastal, for a full-time, permanent position with a major marine towing company in the Ft. Lauderdale area. The ideal candidate has excellent boat handling skills, knowledge of South Florida waters, and a desire to be the best on the water.

Responsibilities:

Safe and professional operation of a fast response rescue and assist vessel
Command vessels in various bodies of water and provide boaters with marine assistance towing, fuel drops, jumpstarts, un-groundings, and general marine assistance
Assist with Salvage, Launch, and Charter operations
Perform daily routine maintenance on the towing vessels, including, but not limited to equipment checks and basic maintenance and upkeep.
Maintain professionalism and excellent boat handling skills in challenging situations
Drive and operate vehicles and mechanical equipment such as forklifts, cranes, and windlasses
Have ability to understand and assess winds, currents, and tides to find safest course of action in maneuvering all vessels in a multitude of situations
Be proactive in checking weather and sea conditions
Accurately record details, notes, and information on incident reports
Desired skills and experience:

Minimum of a U.S.C.G. masters license of 50 ton / 100 ton preferred - Master Near Coastal
Valid Assistance Towing Endorsement
Excellent small boat handling skills - and a creative approach to problems
Ability to work a variety of shifts including days / evenings / weekends
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen
Strong communicator, good people skills
Knowledge of the South Florida waters
American citizen
TWIC card
Preferred:

Professional scuba diving certification, i.e. divemaster / instructor
Experience with small vessel preventative maintenance
Language skills - English required - Spanish or Portuguese is a plus
Experience troubleshooting basic electrical / mechanical boating issues
FLAGSHIP MANAGEMENT = MARITIME JOBS

WE ARE MARITIME PROFESSIONALS - MARITIME RECRUITMENT AND MARITIME EXECUTIVE SEARCH IS OUR BUSINESS

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