PORT OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR
Concurrent Open & Closed recruitments require 2 separate apps
|Date Opened||12/7/2012 12:01:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||12/21/2012 11:59:00 AM|
|Salary||$35,464.00 - $53,185.00/year|
|Job Type||Open Recruitment|
Hillsborough County Government is looking for new members to join our team who are aligned with our core values of commitment to excellence; stellar customer service; and embracing diversity, transparency, and accountability. Our employees enjoy careers that are professionally and personally rewarding and that provide fair and reliable compensation.
Hillsborough County Government consists of many independent agencies with over 9,000 combined employees. We provide a wide range of municipal services to the citizens of
Learn more about Hillsborough County or read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity to join our team.
- Supervises subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling and evaluating performance.
- Enforces Port rules, regulations, laws, and ordinances.
- Reports violations of vessel traffic guidelines, special sailing orders, and United States Coast Guard Captain of the Port (USCG COTP) orders to appropriate local, state and federal agencies.
- Advises shipmasters and pilots of maritime traffic on Tampa Bay, using the Vessel Traffic Advisory System (VTAS), to facilitate marine safety.
- Monitors emergency alarm systems and coordinates emergency responses to maritime casualties with federal, state and local emergency response teams.
- Monitors vessel docking and departures to ensure compliance with the Port Tariff and Operations Manual.
- Assists vessels, terminal operators, stevedores, pilots, companies, federal, state and local government agencies in communicating with appropriate regulatory agencies and vessel operators.
- Boards vessels to render assistance to the captain or crew.
- Compiles berth and vessel information for billing, statistical and incident reports.
- Monitors the operation of specialized electronic navigation tracking equipment, radio transmitters and receivers to ensure overall protection of Tampa Port Authority (TPA) property and waterways.
- Monitors port operations for any sign of irregularities that could result in damage to facilities, personal injury or economic loss.
- Monitors berth and vessel reservations for docking at public berths in accordance with established procedures.
- Records and reports meteorological data, from the Physical Oceanographic Real Time System (PORTS), to vessel masters and pilots for safety and statistical recordkeeping.
- Performs other related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
- Considerable knowledge of the rules, regulations and County ordinances governing port facilities, foreign and domestic ships, and crews and cargo involved in interstate and foreign commerce.
- Considerable knowledge of port operations policies and procedures.
- Working knowledge of ship to shore radio protocol.
- Working knowledge of berthing and cargo logistics.
- Skill in the use of radio communications equipment.
- Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
- Ability to prioritize work.
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
- Ability to handle confidential information.
- Ability to enforce rules, regulations and ordinances tactfully, firmly and impartially.
- Ability to work under stressful conditions.
- Ability to disseminate emergency information.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
- Ability to use a computer and related software.
- Ability to maintain work related records and prepare reports.
Note: Minimum Qualifications MUST be attained before the recruitment ending date.
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Three years of experience in marine transportation, seaport operations, shipping or vessel traffic systems; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.
OPEN AND CLOSED RECRUITMENTS: We are running concurrent Closed (Internal) and Open recruitments. Internal candidates on a closed eligibility list must be considered first, prior to a selection being made from the open eligibility list. To be considered for the same classification under Open recruitment, internal candidates must also apply under the open recruitment process.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Preference will ONLY be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.
DRUG-FREE WORK PLACE: The employers of
NOTE: Depending on the agency of employment, individuals hired may be required to review
NOTE: Employees are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters affecting the County. They are required to work in their normal job duties or other activities within their skills and capabilities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with existing rules and procedures.
EXAMINATION: Applicants will be competitively rated on the basis of their training and experience.