Manager, Marine Operations, U.S. East Coast & Caribbean Jacksonville, Florida (Full Time).


Commensurate with Experience

Job Description

Signet Maritime Corporation has an immediate opening for a Manager, Marine Operations, U.S. East Coast & Caribbean for Jacksonville Fleet Operations. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, have an excellent driving record, advanced computer skills and a bachelor's degree. A USCG License and Maritime tugboat experience is required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Create a safety culture throughout the organization;
  2. Implements policies and procedures by performing personnel functions such as hiring, interviewing, evaluating, and training;
  3. Manage operational changes;
  4. Oversee and manage the Marine Superintendents work and scheduling;
  5. Provide operational and technical management oversight of all vessels in Jacksonville;
  6. Coordinate with employees, surveyors, inspectors and other parties to ensure the vessels comply with local, national, and international rules, laws and regulations together with classification requirements
  7. Monitor fleet performance to ensure vessels are serviced, maintained and records are kept up-to-date in respect to hull, machinery and technical matters. To be completed in conjunction with the Ocean Towing Manager and Engineering;
  8. Review the purchase of spares parts, stores, new equipment and services;
  9. Review disbursement accounts with respect to supplies and technical expenditures;
  10. Assist Captains in the daily operations of the vessels and with crew management, crew changes, and rotational travel;
  11. Manage special projects by interacting with customers and outside vendors, performing cost analysis estimates, preparing schedules, and reviewing finished work and payments;
  12. Prepare employee performance appraisal reports;
  13. Recommend competency and licensing profiles for marine personnel to Human Resources;
  14. Interface with vessel crews and customers with the utmost regard for professionalism and confidentiality;
  15. Serve as the Alternate DPA;
  16. Participate in customer and business development meetings.


  1. Bachelor Degree is required with minimum GPA of 3.0;
  2. Extensive experience sailing tugboats is required, sailing as Captain on ocean going tugs with towing experience is required;
  3. Familiarity with Jacksonville to Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic ports and transits is preferred;
  4. An active USCG License is preferred;
  5. A 1600 Ton or greater license, with a Master of Towing endorsement, is preferred;
  6. A valid driver's license and good driving record is required.

Application Instructions

Interested applications should e-mail their application to Careers@SignetMaritime.com.

Additional Notes

  1. Signet Maritime Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and promotes diversity in the workplace.
  2. If selected for employment, the successful applicant's employment will be subject to passing a routine drug test and criminal background check.
  3. Signet Maritime Corporation is a tobacco free company.
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