Marine Personnel Crewing and Training Manager

Flagship Management
April 26, 2021
Concord,CA, United States of America
Job Type


Seeking a Marine Personnel Crewing and Training Manager in the San Francisco Bay Area

This is full-time position offering a competitive salary and benefits

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for the day to day management of vessel crewing responsibilities
  • Works in collaboration with senior management, Crewing Coordinators, Administrators, partner Union leadership, and other vendor personnel
  • Works closely with vessel operations personnel and outside agencies to ensure the smooth operation of vessels by controlling the selection, recruitment and deployment of suitably qualified seafarers onboard vessels
  • The position requires the ability to effectively manage diverse people and projects
Responsibilities and Authorities:
  • Oversee all crew scheduling, rotation and duration assignment requirements for vessel manning and training needs
  • Identify recruiting needs and source shipboard personnel in compliance with union MOU’s/CBA’s/Shipping Rules
  • Identify training needs and conduct
  • Conduct evaluation on crew qualifications and determine eligibility for assignment or dispatch
  • Supervise Crewing Coordinator and Department Administrators in performance of duties and fill in during their absences
  • Communicate with Supervisors and Program Managers deficiencies in crewing activities to include processing of reliefs, sourcing of personnel, timing of required activities relative to manning and crewing needs or planning
  • Communicate with vessel senior leadership on feedback and performance of sourced crew and crewing procedural adherence
  • Provide crewing expertise for fleet wide requirements and coordinate relief request processes.
  • Oversee the optimization of fleet personnel
  • Supervise and monitor the accuracy and execution of crew payroll and other crew and vendor payments, invoicing or reimbursements
  • Assist in all recruitment/retention activities to include evaluation and promotion eligibility tracking for targeted positions relative to union CBA’s and MOU’s
  • Develop seafarers for promotion as well as maintaining regulatory, customer and company training needs
  • Monitor budget
  • Develop and maintain applicable policies and procedures for crewing activities and related processes
  • Develop and maintain database and tracking mechanisms for personnel
  • Partner with Claims to manage and mitigate personal injury/illness claims and manage return to work medical requirements
  • Maintain compliance with SQMS Departmental lead on all crewing audit activities
  • Maintain fleet personnel security requirements
  • Maintain fleet drug and alcohol testing program requirements
  • Maintain fleet medical and fitness for duty requirements
  • Maintain corporate travel contract and implement crew travel requirements to be compliant with company and customer direction
  • Manage departmental training, development and daily crewing operational activities
  • Conduct performance appraisals for direct


  • Minimum 2 years experience in Vessel Crew Management or Supervisory position or a bachelor's degree from a Federal or State Maritime Academy
  • US citizen, security clearance eligible
  • Managerial/administrative/leadership skills
  • Financial and accounting skills and experience
  • Ability to respond positively to customers in an effective manner
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and adapt to a changing environment
  • Knowledge of USCG licensing, training and certification regulatory requirements
  • Understanding of business processes and functions
  • Familiarity with NSE (crewing module) desired
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time
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