Assistant Port Captain

SUMMARY: Responsible for ensuring vessels are crewed, operated and maintained in accordance with regulatory requirements, company standards, and customer expectations. Responsible for budget, invoice approval, and financial analysis. 


  • Implement standard procedures and guidelines for the operation of a safe and environmentally sound fleet.
  • Ensure all vessel personnel complies with regulatory training requirements.
  • Assist in the development and adherence of the operational budgets, itineraries, schedules.
  • Investigate vessel damage, product spills, and personal injuries.
  • Ensure all appropriate authorized and company personnel are notified of assignments and that proper documentation is completed accurately.
  • Supervise licensed and unlicensed personnel, and crew management development.
  • Inspect vessels to ensure the seaworthy condition and arranges for maintenance and repair activities to correct any deficiencies.
  • Arrange for coordination of assist tugs, pilots and crew care as necessary.
  • Provide technical expertise for specialized jobs in the field.
  • Promote Safety Culture.
  • May have direct supervision of union and non-union personnel.


EDUCATION: High school or equivalent diploma required. Bachelor's degree from a Maritime Academy. At least 5 years in the maritime industry may substitute for degree. 

EXPERIENCE: 3 or more years as a sailing officer or academy graduate with 1-year sailing experience, or equivalent military experience.

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY: Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Outlook, and Word.

COMPETENCIES: Ability to apply skill sets and demonstrate proven experience developing, improving and streamlining processes to meet established goals and objectives. Ability to effectively manage projects that may vary in nature and scope.

OTHER: USCG licensed preferred and able to travel to multiple locations with extended stays away from the home port may be required.

JOB SCOPE: Position impacts a single business unit/segment.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Works both inside an office environment and outside in conditions of both high and low temperatures. May be exposed to odors, dust, dirt, mechanical hazards, high noise levels, and potentially dangerous equipment. Must be able to crouch and stoop to get into areas with restricted headroom and be able to climb ladders. May require extended use of computer keyboard, viewing of computer monitor and ability to sit for long periods of time.


We are committed to providing a safe, secure and healthy workplace to each of its employees; fulfilling the safety, security, environmental and quality requirements of our customers; and continually improving our Environmental Stewardship through prevention of pollution and protection of the environment. To do this, every Crowley employee is responsible for developing sufficient knowledge of the Management System in order to support these goals. 


Equal Opportunity Employer. For affirmative action purposes and to assist in our compliance with federal government record-keeping, we would request that you complete a voluntary self-identification information form. All information provided will be kept confidential and separate from your application data.

 FLSA Status

The position is Exempt. Requires ability to work long hours to meet required deadlines. Must comply with all work rules, including those that pertain to safety and health.


 Primary Location: USA-USA-AK-ANCHORAGE


Job: Marine Ops

Schedule: Full-time


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Anchorage, AK

4 month(s) ago