- Life insurance
- Disability insurance
- Health insurance
- Gym membership
- Vision insurance
ATTENTION! ALL APPLICANTS!
RECRUITMENT EXTENSION NOTICE
The recruitment period for this vacancy has been extended to allow for a larger applicant pool. If you have already applied there is no need to reapply.
The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) Alaska Marine Highway System is looking for a Marine Engineering Assistant Manager to help us Keep Alaska Moving!
As the Marine Engineering Assistant Manager, you will be supervising, through subordinate Chief Engineers, all personnel within the section, exercising substantial responsibility and control over hiring, promoting, transferring, disciplining, and adjudicating grievances. You will assign staff, supervise and review maintenance and operation of power systems of vessels, and establish operating procuedures and safety programs. You will also be responsible for training Chief Engineers, and monitoring the performance of First Assistant Engineers.
Our organization, mission, and culture:
The mission of the Alaska Marine Highway System is to "Keep Alaska Moving through service and Infrastructure!" In your role, you will be supporting this mission by:
Coordinating engineering section activities with other AMHS sections;
Training Chief Engineers;
Administering AMHS Fleet and maintenance budget through subordinates, and report budget to Marine Engineering Manager;
Supervising the staffing of onboard licensed engineers by assisting operation department licensed dispatcher;
Supervising and coordinating activities of assigned vessel and shore side staff and interacting with contractors;
Occasionally serving in immediate supervisor`s capacity. This includes managing required scheduled maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical power components onboard all AMHS vessels.
The benefits of joining our team:
The State of Alaska offers several employee benefits, including accruing paid leave, 11 paid holidays per year, excellent health coverage for you and your family, great retirement package, and excellent career advancement opportunities.
The working environment you can expect:
This job position work station is located in Ketchikan, Alaska, a city in Southeast Alaska, United States. The southeastern-most city in Alaska, population of approximately 8,050, is the 5th most populous city in the state. The job work schedule is Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, with occasional after-work hour demands.
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for a candidate with the following demonstrated strengths:
Able to assess simultaneous activities and take appropriate action under stressful conditions
Experience in conducting training (public speaking)
Ability to perform statistical analysis of vessel history (machinery, electrical, tank, hull)
Talent to coordinate multiple activities with a variety of people
Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Bachelor's degree or the equivalent from an accredited college with a major in marine engineering, naval architecture, naval science, maritime operations and technology, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, or engineering management;
Two years of professional experience in marine engineering or marine-engineering management including, but not limited to, vessel construction, repair, or conversion, ship systems and marine equipment design, or shipyard management.
Possession of a license or Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) endorsement as Chief Engineer (motor vessel) unlimited.
Possession of a license or MMC endorsement as First Engineer (motor vessel) unlimited and two years of licensed marine engineering experience.
Possession of a license or MMC endorsement as Second Engineer (motor vessel) unlimited or Third Engineer (motor vessel) unlimited and three years of licensed marine engineering experience.
Degrees in Marine Transportation or Logistics and Intermodal Transportation are not qualifying.
Additional Required Information
RECRUITMENT EXPANSION NOTICE
The scope of recruitment for this vacancy has been expanded to allow for a larger applicant pool. If you have already applied for this position there is no need to reapply.
**NOTE: PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY**
The State's on-line recruitment system, Workplace Alaska, requires applicants to certify that they have a legal right to accept employment in the United States. It is the responsibility of the employee to maintain the appropriate documentation to accept or continue legal employment. The State of Alaska does not function in the role as an employer sponsor.
Applicants are required to include a cover letter with their application for this position. In your cover letter, in a professional business format, detail how you meet the five strengths that are bulleted in the job posting, and how you meet the minimum qualifications of this position. In your cover letter, please also include if you possess a United States Coast Guard license as a Third Assistant Engineer or higher.
When utilizing work experience not already documented in your Applicant Profile, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment and whether full-time or part-time within your cover letter. Applications and cover letters will be reviewed to determine if the minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.
If post-secondary education is required or is used as a substitution to meet the minimum qualifications, it is required to complete the Education section of your Profile. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of credit hours earned in the Units Completed field. Copies of transcripts will be required at time of interview but may also be attached to the application.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.
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Marine Engineering Manager
Phone: (907) 228-7285
Careers with the State of Alaska offer MANY benefitsThe following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska. Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits. (Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.)Insurance Benefits Health insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dental The following employee groups are under AlaskaCare Benefits administered by the State: See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/programs/index.html for additional information. AVTEC Confidential Correctional Officers Marine Engineers Mt. Edgecumbe Teachers Supervisory Unlicensed Vessel Personnel/Inland Boatman's Union Exempt employees (not covered by collective bargaining) The following employee groups are covered by Union health trusts. Contact the appropriate Union for additional information. General Government Labor, Trades and Crafts Public Safety Employees Association Masters, Mates & Pilots Employer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available (amount depends on Bargaining Unit)Optional Insurance Benefits Group-based insurance premiums for Term life (employee, spouse or qualified same sex partner, and dependents) Long-term and short-term disability Accidental Death and Dismemberment Long-term care (self and eligible family members) Supplemental Survivor Benefits Employee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expensesRetirement Benefits Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) Matching employer contribution into a defined contribution program (new employees) Employer contribution into a defined benefit or defined contribution program (current employees) Contributions to the Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan in lieu of contributions to Social Security Option to enroll in the Alaska Deferred Compensation Program Note: The Defined Contribution Plan, Supplemental Annuity Plan and Deferred Compensation Program offer a variety of investment optionsSee http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/retirement/index.html for additional information Paid Leave & Other Benefits Personal leave with an accrual rate increase based on time served Eleven paid holidays a year Gym discounts at participating fitness providers in multiple locations throughout the state.See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/ghlb/employee/health/gymListing.html for additional information