Regional Government Services is pleased to recruit on the behalf of the San Mateo County Harbor District for the position of:
Salary Depending on Qualifications is $97,850 - $125,660 annually
Deadline to Apply: January 5, 2019 before 11:30 PM PST
The San Mateo County Harbor District is seeking qualified candidates to fill two (2) vacancies for the position of Harbormaster. The Harbormaster is a highly skilled, independent, and organized individual who serves the public by providing berthing and support for pleasure and commercial craft at one of two harbor/marina facilities, Pillar Point Harbor in El Granada and Oyster Point Marina/Park in South San Francisco. The Harbormaster leads staff in day to day operations, maintenance, security, and search and rescue operations.
May include but are not limited to the following:
Plan, organize, coordinate, delegate and supervise the work of harbor/marina staff as well as maintain excellent records and good working relationships with staff, public organizations and other agencies.
Interview, evaluate and makes recommendations regarding hiring new subordinate staff.
Prepare staff work schedules, emergency scheduling when needed and approve all assigned staff time cards. Prepare thorough periodic performance evaluations for assigned staff.
Assists the District in providing staff with all necessary professional instruction, training and policy guidance.
Ensure all assigned staff are providing excellent customer service to all tenants, lessees and the public.
Act as the liaison with outside agencies, including, but not limited to; California Division of Boating and Waterways, U.S. Coast Guard, local law enforcement, yacht clubs and other groups who may use District facilities.
Direct public information, relations, and marketing programs by promoting the harbor/marina to various user groups and by promoting public education on boating safety, unusual weather events, local marine conditions and harbor/marina operations.
Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees, elected officials, contractors, and the public, using principles of excellent customer service.
As a part of the District management team, assist in preparation and administration of the harbor/marina budgets. Supervise expenditure of authorized budgeted funds and review performance on a monthly basis.
Ensure programs are in place to manage environmental and regulatory compliance. Ensure the District maintains the DBW Clean Marine designation. Conduct environmental awareness training and inspections on a regular basis.
Plan, evaluate and direct the maintenance of docks, piers, vehicles, vessels and equipment in a safe, clean, secure and orderly condition.
Direct search and rescue operations. Respond to emergency and/or severe weather situations as required. Direct actions to protect the public, staff, vessels, District assets and other property as necessary.
Coordinate the daily activity within the harbor/marina with large events, capital projects and other District activities.
Oversee the assignment of permanent and temporary berth spaces, slips and parking designations, checking on small craft documentation and registration procedures, including oversight and management of rental agreements for compliance.
Enforcement of District ordinances, policies, procedures and state boating laws. Provide information and other customer service to tenants, lessees and harbor/marina visitors, and ensure that District policies and procedures are explained and understood.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education and Experience:
At least four years of experience in the capacity of Harbor Worker (C) or Deputy Harbor Master or equivalent experience in harbor/marina management. An Associates (two-year) degree is preferred but not required. High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required.
Licenses and/or Certifications:
Possession of a valid driver’s license is required at the time of employment.
Within first year of employment, as scheduling permits, completion of Penal Code 832 Law Enforcement Training, Boating Safety and Enforcement, Rescue Boat Operations, Marine Firefighting, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), CA DBW Boater Card, HAZWOPER-40 Certificate, and one of the following: Vessel Accident Investigation/Reconstruction, Boating Intoxication Enforcement, Advanced Boating Safety and Enforcement.
Within the first 24 months of employment, as scheduling permits, obtain a USCG Near Coastal Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV) License.
Professional supervision and management techniques.
Boating safety and enforcement techniques.
Small boat handling and rescue techniques.
Applicable laws pertaining to boating, harbor and marine environmental regulations, state/federal and regulatory organizations having jurisdiction over these laws and regulations.
Basic principles of public agency budgeting and contract administration.
Customer service standards and protocols.
Establish, maintain and foster cooperative working relations with others internally and externally.
Effectively motivate, train and/or educate other employees.
Express self clearly and concisely in written and verbal communication.
Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities to meet deadlines.
Analyze, interpret, and communicate effectively.
Compile, correlate, and analyze a large volume of written and electronic data and prepare accurate and timely technical or analytical reports.
Utilize computer equipment and software as needed.
Design, implement, and maintain sound work procedures that ensure accurate records.
Propose and implement solutions to problems effectively.
Apply federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to accounting and auditing activities.
Read, comprehend and interpret rules and regulations regarding governmental operations.
The deadline to apply is January 5, 2019 before 11:30 PM PST.
A combination of supplemental questionnaire and oral interviews may be used to rank applications. Candidates who are most qualified will be invited to an Oral Interview Examination tentatively scheduled for the week of January 21, 2019. Additional inquiries about the position may be directed to Christina Nygard at email@example.com.
Neither Regional Government Services nor The San Mateo Harbor District are responsible for failure of internet forms or email in submitting your application. Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process should advise Human Resources by emailing Christina Nygard at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Salary Information: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Life insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave currently as Personal Time Off Accrual System,13 Holidays, and retirement through CalPERS (2.5%@55 for Classic Members; 2%@62 for New Members)
About San Mateo Harbor District
The San Mateo County Harbor District operates both the Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay, and the Oyster Point Marina in South San Francisco. Pillar Point is a protected harbor of refuge and is the homeport to a vital commercial fishing industry, sport fishermen, and recreational boaters. The Harbor has 369 berths and an inner and outer breakwater, making it one of the safest harbors in the United States. Pillar Point is unique in that it provides search and rescue services to all boaters in San Mateo County. Over the past two decades, its dedicated crew performed an average of 110 rescues annually, saved more than 100 lives and millions of dollars in boats and equipment. With 455 berths, a boat launching ramp, fuel dock, fishing pier, park, and small sandy beach, the Oyster Point Marina offers something for everyone, from serious boaters and fishermen to families looking for a day of hiking and beach time.
The District has 33 employees and its administrative offices are located in El Granada, north of Half Moon Bay. The region is known for its stunning coastal landscapes of rugged mountains and beaches, along with endless recreational resources including copious hiking... trails, redwood forests, quaint shops, farm-to-table dining including produce from local farms, some dating back to the 1800s. And with San Francisco just 35 minutes to the north, there are unlimited possibilities for adventure, culture, relaxation and fun.
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