Chief Mate/Educator - MILDRED
position of the Chief Mate is a crucial one, and the efficient completion of its
responsibilities is essential for the smooth operation of MILDRED BELLE. The Chief Mate is second in command of the
include but are not limited to:
1. Support staff for the Captain
of the M/V MILDRED BELLE
2. Performing routine maintenance
projects as directed by the Captain.
3. Performing daily chores -
making sure that duties are carried out properly and in a timely manner.
4. Assisting in development and
implementation of on-board education programs.
5. Working with the program
director to insure smooth program implementation.
6. Provisioning and Providing for
ship’s crew when in port and away and assisting with provisioning for overnight
7. Vessel security - Gate closed
- Guests must ask permission before boarding and Captain must be notified of
8. Maintaining Passenger comfort
and safety - making sure that they follow the rules and regulations of the ship
as outlined by the Captain in the Safety Orientation and crew manuals.
9. Making sure that work is
performed in a safe manner.
10. Staying on task and working
constructively during shipboard education programs or maintenance periods and
following through on tasks to completion.
11. Being familiar with and
observing STANDING ORDERS and the EMERGENCY STATION BILL as posted and
described by the Captain.
12. Knowing vessel systems, how
they work, and being able to explain routines to others. Also being able to effect repairs to vessel
systems in case of breakdown.
13. Assisting the Captain with
vessel operation. Opportunity will be
given to develop these skills.
14. Proper greeting of volunteers
and making sure that they feel useful.
15. Proper greeting of passengers
and the general public showing the vessel, program, and the Living Classrooms
Foundation, in a positive light.
16. Maintaining professionalism at all times as an important
representative of the Living Classrooms Foundation
Hours: Daily working hours for ships personnel will
be from 0800 to 1630 unless otherwise directed or if operating an evening
trip. It is essential that crew members
understand that shipboard life is demanding of both one’s energy and time and
that it may often be necessary to work extra hours until a project is completed
or until a reasonable stopping point is reached.
ship’s personnel and educators are expected to work six trips per week over the
course of a five day work week during the daysail season. This will include five day trips and one