Research Vessel Crew Leader

University of Wisconsin System Milwaukee, WI
Position Number 02195988 Division B25 School of Freshwater Sciences Department B25 SCHOOL OF FRESHWATER SCIENCES Position Type University Staff Appointment Type Ongoing/Probationary FLSA Status Nonexempt Percent 100 Posting Type Internal Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The School of Freshwater Sciences (SFS) at UWM is the only graduate school in the nation dedicated solely to the study of freshwater issues. Its interdisciplinary research and education programs link science with action, and are integrated across four major areas: freshwater system dynamics; human and ecosystem health; freshwater technology; and freshwater economics, policy, and management. It is the school's goal to be recognized world-wide as the source of expert knowledge on water issues and a catalyst for great ideas that change how people think about and manage water resources.

The School of Freshwater Sciences is housed at UWM's Harbor Campus at 600 E. Greenfield Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Job Summary

This position provides critical support for all SFS facilities operations, including building and marine activities. This position requires working in adverse conditions, including a moving deck in rough seas, and performing work in restricted spaces, and exposed elevated locations.

Minimum Qualifications

High School degree

A minimum of one year experience with Great Lakes research vessel operation and maintenance

Training and experience in mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and navigational systems used on board research vessels

SCUBA diving certification

Ability to interact with all levels of management from School leadership to students

Preferred Qualifications

Several consecutive years of recent experience with research vessel systems operations, including repair, and maintenance of onboard equipment both in port and at sea

Several consecutive years of recent experience with the operations of facilities maintenance vehicles, including fork lifts, fixed cranes, skidsteer loaders, and crane trucks

Several consecutive years of recent experience with small research vessels (16-25 feet-outboard powered), including operation, trailering, launch and recovery, and maintenance of mechanical and electrical systems

Working knowledge of Great Lakes navigation rules and USCG safety rules as they apply to research vessels

Several consecutive years of recent experience as a relief captain on a research vessel with demonstrated knowledge of navigation and station keeping

Demonstrated experience with deployment and recovery of scientific research equipment for Great Lakes research

Experience working on a moving vessel in rough seas, working in restricted mechanical spaces and exposed, elevated locations

Application Instructions

Applicants for this vacancy must be current employees of UW- Milwaukee.

This is a continuous recruitment, however, to guarantee a review applicants are encouraged to submit their materials no later than July 13, 2018. Applications received after July 12, 2018 may not receive consideration.

Applicants should submit a letter of application that addresses the professional level work experience as it relates to all minimum and preferred qualifications, a resume, and a document listing three professional references with contact information to include postal addresses, e-mail and phone numbers.

Application Deadline Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes If Continuous, Initial Review Date 07/13/2018 Position Contact Name Robert Paddock Contact Phone 414-382-1700 Contact Email Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message "Your application has been submitted" is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

* Cover Letter

* Resume/Curriculum Vitae

* References

Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

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* * Are you currently employed at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee?

* Yes

* No

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