Boat Captain (Contingent)

Norfolk, VA, USA Req #1858
Thursday, September 15, 2022

SUMMARY:
VSE has a contingent requirement for five (5) Boat Captains to support a potential Navy customer in Norfolk, VA. Qualified applicants may be considered for inclusion in an upcoming proposal.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The duties and responsibilities of each Boat Captain include but are not limited to:

· Commanding U.S. Navy small watercraft of various sizes preparing for or undergoing testing, trials, and safety evaluations; perform range support and chase boat operations.

o During such watercraft operations, conduct pre-launch checks, safely complete planned missions, and upon recovery, conduct post operational checks, return watercraft to a storage condition, and document operational concerns and/or issues

· Proficient with planning and executing maritime operations including support for U.S. Navy sea-trials.

· Steers and operates vessels using radios, depth finders, lights, and buoys.

· Must be able to safely operate vessels in all weather conditions.

· Must be familiar with all marine, Federal, Coast Guard, State, and local rules and regulations.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (INCLUDES EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, COMPETENCIES), ETC.):

· Education: High School Diploma

· Certification: Current United States Merchant Mariner Credential with endorsement for Master of 25 tons or greater

· Experience:

o Minimum of five years’ experience working with military small watercraft including:

§ High speed rough water operation of military small watercraft

§ Military, commercial, or emergency diving operation support

§ Emergency salvage and rescue operation support

§ Maritime operations planning and execution

· Security Clearance: SECRET

· Citizenship: U.S.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS (INCLUDE LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, SECURITY CLEARANCE, TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS, ETC.):

· Class A Commercial Driver’s License

VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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  • Norfolk, VA, USA