This is a pool position and may serve in the role as relief captain, or engineer or assist in these roles, as needed. Ensures that all Federal and State maritime regulations are observed and complied with during the operations of VIMS research vessels. Responsibilities include, as needed: * Safely and efficiently assists/relieves the captain and crew on various tasks. * Accepts full responsibility for the proper operation of all shipboard systems. * Supervises and controls field operations to assure safety of personnel and equipment. * Works with and/or relieves the captain and/or chief engineer to accomplish the scientific mission.
Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION: * High School Diploma or equivalent * 500 ton near coastal master's license AND/OR Designated Duty Engineer less than 4000 HP. * STCW credentials for near coastal service * Valid TWIC card. * Enrolled in random drug testing program