The primary responsibility and authority for the execution of all vessel assignments including, but not limited to, planning the most efficient and safe operation of the vessel and its crew, implementing the operating plan in a cost-effective manner, and evaluating and reporting the results. It is the responsibility of all Masters to ensure compliance with policies and procedures, requirements and documentation in the Foss Safety Management System Manual (SMS). Masters have the specific obligation to ensure that all personnel assigned to vessels are provided with information, instructions and directions necessary for meeting the program objectives of safety, environmental protection and quality service through knowledgeable and competent execution of assigned tasks. Stands two, four-hour watches, 8 hour -off rotations in a twenty-four hour period.

  • Three to Five years vessel experience as a Mate or Captain on towing vessel in international waters
  • Must have a valid USCG Merchant Mariner Document or Merchant Mariner Credential.
  • Must have a minimum USCG 1600 GT National Master upon Oceans License with Mate of Towing Vessels upon Oceans and STCW 2010.
  • Valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).
  • Valid U.S. Passport and able to travel internationally, including Canada, without restrictions.
  • Valid state driver’s license.
  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night. Completion of a pre-employment physical and drug test, or proof of approved CG-719k or DOT Drug Testing Program letter within the last six months.

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