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Seamanship Instructor

Location: Astoria, OR
Job ID: 47819
Facility: Job Corps

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Pay: 63,000/yr
Benefits package includes medical, dental and vision, and a pension fund after five years of service.

Brief Job Description for Deck Instructor:
The nationally-recognized and U.S. Coast Guard-certified Maritime Training Program at Tongue Point Job Corps Center seeks a qualified and professional mariner to provide all phases of basic deck seamanship instruction, supervision of student projects, and perform the duties of an Able Bodied Seaman on our vessels. Incumbent will be required to gain and comply with U.S. Coast Guard instructor and Merchant Mariner Officer credentialing requirements to instruct students and operate program vessels. Starting salary is negotiable (depending on qualifications and experience) and includes a comprehensive benefits program.

Requirements: Able Seaman (limited) document and STCW ’95 basic safety training certificate, 5 years experience in the Deck department acting under the authority of a Merchant Mariner license/endorsement, the ability to communicate with and supervise young people, and computer proficiency using MS Office.

About Tongue Point:
Tongue Point JCC is operated by Management & Training Corporation for the U.S. Dept. of Labor. Located on the Columbia River in Astoria, Oregon, the Center is one of the five largest employers in Clatsop County. We teach youth, ages 16-24, the academic, vocational, employability, and social skills they need to become prepared for successful careers. Tongue Point JCC offers training in 12 vocations. Seamanship is the largest vocation with 120 students. Students are able to earn their OS, AB limited, QMED, Junior Engineer, and Steward Credentials, plus additional certifications while enrolled. We are committed to the principles of equal opportunity, we value diversity, and we seek staff who are committed to developing youth assets. We have a drug-free workplace and tobacco-free campus. For more information about the Job Corps program, visit 

Tongue Point Job Corps Center is a drug-free workplace and a tobacco-free campus. 

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