Research Vessel Captain (Temporary)

New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 26, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Monmouth University

Research Vessel Captain (Temporary)

Department: School Of Science

Position Summary:
Monmouth University is seeking temporary Research Vessel Captains to operate 3 small vessels: 18 foot center console Parker, 27 foot Maycraft and 49 foot research vessel ex USCG 49 BUSL to support faculty research and educational activities for the School of Science, including the Biology department and Urban Coast Institute.

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Valid Automobile Driver's License in your state of principal residence

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:
Valid US Coast Guard Master - Near Coastal, 100 ton license.

Current certified in Red Cross Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for the Professional Rescuer, Community First Aid and Safety or equivalent.

Experience operating vessels of similar size and navigating coastal waters of NJ including NY Harbor, Barnegat Bay and adjacent nearshore ocean waters.

Ability to conduct field work under a variety of weather conditions and moving decks, ability to climb ladders to 10 feet, and the ability to lift and carry objects up to 50 lbs.

Must be available nights and weekends, and be able to pilot a vessel for extended periods of time safely.

Must be responsible and have the ability to navigate to destinations efficiently and effectively, and arrive on time.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience serving as a captain or senior crew member on a research, commercial or military vessel.

Experience with marine mechanical systems and hydraulics; vessel safety equipment; fishing techniques; and deployment and operation of marine and environmental sampling gear such as: otter trawls, plankton nets, bottom grabs, water quality monitoring devices and other gear.

Experience working with students in an educational setting.

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Posting Date: 06/05/2020
Closing Date:

Located along New Jersey's northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 6,200 students in nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University's dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth's faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University's 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Edison Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which hosts more than half of the University's student-athletes.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park's legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ community. Enjoy Red Bank's lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch's redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review's “The Best 382 Colleges,” and Money magazine's “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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