Port Captain
Kirby Corporation - Staten Island, NY

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The Port Captain is responsible for the safe, efficient and reliable operations of the vessels assigned to him/her.
He/She must be aware of the same duties of of other Port Captains so that he/she may overlap and fill in as
necessary. Supervises the captains and crews in the direct operation of the vessels. Assures compliance with
all regulatory agencies, promotes and ascertains M&R program fro each vessel. Conducts surveys and
ispections on a regular basis to ensure follow-through.
Essential Job Functions:
- Conduct vessel inspections; investigate accidents/incidents and make corrective measures as required
- Plan, schedule and supervise vessel repairs and M&R; review and approve supply requisitions and purchase
materials as needed
- Consult with and supervise Captains in operational matter
- Supervise crewing assignments
- Administer tests (drug/alcohol/respirator/C.B.A Firemans suits, etc.)
- Assist in wirting of policies and procedures and ensuring implementation on the vessels has been completed
- Plan, administer and assure vessel compliance with customers, ABS, USCG, RCP, and regulatory agencies
- Vetting company vessels and hired vessels
- Spill response as required
- Assist with the formulation of the divisions operational budget and ensure expenditures are maintained within
approved budget dollar amounts
The reponsibilities outlined above cannot totally encompass or define all tasks, which may be required of the position holder. The outline of reponsiblities given
above may, therefore, vary from time to time without materially changing either the character or level of responsibilty of the position.
- 5-10 years experience in marine engineering with active sailing experience in a deck or engine capacity
- Motivated, independant, self-starter with hands-on approach to dealing with day-to-day operations that
normally occur with an active Tug & Barge fleet
- EMD, hydraulic and various mechanical systems troubleshooting experience a plus
- Experience with Tank Barge operations including cargo handling and supervision of mechanical and structural
repairs is required
- Excellent intrapersonal and communication skills
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Supervisiory and Leadership Skills
- Ability to multi task
Education / Licensing
- High School Diploma required
- Bacheklors degree in related field and/or equivalent work experience
- Current USCG License preferred but not required
- Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC) required
Prerequisite Training
Other Training
- New Hire Orientation
- Anti-Discrimination Training (CBT)

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Where Kirby hauls cargo, the only curbs are riverbanks -- the company is the largest inland tank barge operator in the US. Its fleet,...