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Port Captain

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Grand Rapids, MI
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 09, 2019
Job ID

Port Captain

Our client is seeking a Port Captain responsible for all tug and barge operations.  This will include supervision of officers and crew, maintaining compliance with all applicable regulations, and safety compliance.

Duties and responsibilities: 

  • Supervise officers and crew
  • Work with customers, company employees, vendors, pilots, and  officials.
  • Develops, implements and enforces policies and procedures.
  • Hiring, crewing, promotions and on board personnel placement. 
  • Monitor and direct training requirements
  • Vessel scheduling, planning and communication
  • Provide leadership guidance and mentoring to deck officers 

Desired skills and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma - Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 3+ years as tugboat captain
  • 3+ years ashore in a supervisory role
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Valid USCG license - Master of Towing preferred