North Star Fishing
  • 04-Jan-2019 to 31-Jan-2019 (PST)
  • Unalaska, AK, USA
  • Contract

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

  • The Master is in command of the vessel (46 CFR 10.107) and is responsible for the safe operation of the entire vessel and its crew.
  • Safely navigates and maneuvers the vessel using navigational charts, standard navigational aids and electronic bridge equipment including plotters, radar, radios, depth finders and sonar. Ensures compliance with COLREGS and Coast Guard Commercial Fishing Vessel requirements.
  • Directs fishing operations using knowledge of fishing grounds and workload capacities of vessel and crew.  Records daily activities in ship's log.
  • Adheres to fishing plan, managing bycatch and quotas at all times.
  • Coordinates and communicates with all Department Heads regularly to ensure all departments are operating efficiently and working together to meet vessel production goals each trip and season.
  • Overall responsibility for implementation and support of all company safety and environmental policies and procedures in accordance with the Safety Management System.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable sections of the Safety Management System. Is knowledgeable and conversant on applicable policies and procedures contained in the SMS
  • Provides direct supervision of all medical and safety activities on board in person or by delegation to other ships officers.
  • Ultimate oversight and accountability for all regulatory logs, company safety records,  completion of required drills and training, and all applicable regulatory compliance on board the vessel.
  • Ensures vessel is ready for USCG/DNV inspections.
  • First Mate acts as Fire Team Leader, coordinates Fire Team

 

WORK HOURS:  Regularly scheduled for 12 hour shifts, may be required to work additional hours due to occasional urgent vessel needs.

LICENSE/OTHER REQUIREMENTS:  Must hold appropriate U.S. Coast Guard license with applicable endorsements: Master 1600 Tons Uninspected Fishing Industry Vessel

TRAINING REQUIRED (to be completed within 6 months of employment)

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

FREQUENCY:

Appropriate USCG License

Every 5 years

Endorsements as required for vessel

Every 5 years

HAZWOPR-3 day, annual 1 day

Initial certification, refresher annually

Drill Instructor

One time only

First Aid/CPR

Every 2 years

Cold Water Survival

Once within 180 days

GFC HSE Exam

Within 30 days of hire, annual refresher

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