Captain- Burton Island Ferry – Saint Albans, Vermont

Company: Vermont Forests, Parks & Recreation
Location: Saint Albans, Vermont
Salary: $21.69
Term: Temporary. Approx May to mid September
Start Date: Early May
Deadline: 4/1/2022

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION: The captain operates Vermont State Park’s Island Runner ferry boat from Kill Kare State Park to Burton Island State Park. In addition to vessel operation, this position supervises a team of deckhands, provides visitor services, and assists with general maintenance of vessel.
40 hours per week, 3-4 days per week. 12-hour days and weekend work is required.
Applicants must hold a current USCG 50-Ton Master’s License, or greater. Random chemical (drug) testing will be administered to comply with USCG regulations.

Pay rate is currently: $21.69 Seasonal housing may be available

Work often occurs outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes of the May through October Vermont parks operating season. Regular lifting of gear, materials, and equipment is required.

We work towards ensuring a safe, welcoming, and inclusive place for our staff, volunteers, and visitors. Discrimination based on ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and physical or mental condition is prohibited. All eligible applicants or job-holders have equal opportunity in all areas of state employment.

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Job Requirements:

Skills Required
Working knowledge of vessel electronic systems to include:
Use of radar
Depth recorder
VHF marine radio
Electronic charting
GPS navigation
Emergency alarm panel
Basic computer skills

Vessel Maintenance- working knowledge of the following Engine Room Systems:
Dual Caterpillar Diesel engines
Northern Lights generator
Dual Hamilton water jet drives
Monitor vessel electrical system

The Island Runner is a US Coast Guard inspected vessel. Captains must hold a valid USCG 50 Ton Master (or greater) license to operate the vessel.

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