Bachelors of Science degree from an accredited four year college or university in Marine Transportation, Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture, or closely related field.
Four (4) years of experience in marine transportation, marine safety, or marine inspection. A Master's degree in one of the fields listed above will substitute for two years of the required experience.
Three (3) years of experience as a Marine Transportation Safety Specialist 2 (MTSS2) performing marine inspection activities and strong understanding of the maritime transportation system and shipboard operations. Desired Qualifications:
Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
- Experience working with maritime transportation data, including Automatic Identification System data, environmental data, maritime casualty data, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
- Experience working as part of an analytical team/project
- Experience managing complex projects.
- Experience working collaboratively with tribes and stakeholders, facilitating meetings, and presenting results. Highly skilled in building collaboration while working on issues involving a variety of perspectives and interests.
- Experience in research and data analysis using quantitative models and risk assessment tools, especially models related to vessel, rail, and pipeline transportation of oil or systems of similar complexity.
- Experience producing written reports and oral presentations of analysis findings and results to inform policy decisions and regulatory processes.
- Knowledge of international, national, and state requirements and industry practices for maritime transportation and the transportation of oil.
- Knowledge of maritime operations including large commercial vessel operations, oil transfer operations; fishing vessel operations, and towing/escort operations.
- Knowledge about design, construction, and operation of vessels.
- Experience in the field of marine inspection related to hulls, oil transfers, and deck or engine department activities.
The position normally works in a relatively sedentary open office environment, working with computers and other office equipment for long periods of time. However, position also may require spill response in field work which could involve several hours of standing, walking, or squatting each day.
This position is part of the Spills Program Incident Management Team (IMT) and Crisis Management Team (CMT) and is required to complete Incident Command System (ICS) training at the level of 100, 200, 300, 700 and 800; maintain HAZWOPER certification annually and continual training as required by the Program as they come available to maintain IMT position qualifications.
Be able to obtain the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC card), which entails a detailed background check.
Position requires a willingness and ability to occasionally work in excess of 40 hours per week and travel statewide or out-of-state including after-hours inspections seven days a week.
Hold and maintain eligibility and certification to permit travel to and from Canada, including passport or Enhanced Driver's License.
Hold and maintain a valid Washington driver's license and be able to operate a motor vehicle.
Incumbent works in environments with a broad range of health and safety concerns. Ecology provides periodic testing through a mandatory medical monitoring program.
Why work for Ecology?
Joining Ecology means becoming a part of a team committed to protecting and restoring Washington State's environment.
A career in public service allows you to help solve some of the most challenging problems facing our state, while keeping the health and financial security of you and your family a priority. We combine one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation with a strong commitment to work/life balance.
Ecology employees may be eligible for the following:
Medical/Dental/Vision for employee & dependent(s)
, Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)
, Vacation, Sick, and other Leave
*, 11 Paid Holidays per year
*, Public Service Loan Forgiveness
, Tuition Waiver
, Long Term Disability
& Life Insurance
, Deferred Compensation Programs
, Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP)
, Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA)
, Employee Assistance Program
, Commute Trip Reduction Incentives (Download PDF reader)
, Combined Fund Drive
Student debt and how working for Ecology can help
Employees may be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program, which forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. See https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more details.
*See the Benefits tab in this announcement for more information