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Job Description

Our client, a dynamic and growing maritime company based in California, is seeking a talented superstar to work as a Marine Compliance Manager / Designated Person Ashore (DPA) to join their team, working out of Los Angeles.

  1. Safety and Quality Standards:
    • Ensure vessels and crew meet safety, environmental, and operational requirements.
    • Foster an interdependent safety culture among employees.
    • Implement and monitor environmental policies to prevent pollution and ensure sustainable vessel operations.
  2. Operational Management:
    • Manage marine operations to maintain customer satisfaction and operational efficiency.
    • Provide support to port management teams and crew for efficient towage operations.
    • Coordinate training and development, ensuring compliance with certification and training requirements.
  3. Business Acumen and Stakeholder Relations:
    • Support the leadership team in managing P&L for the fleet.
    • Build strong relationships with external and internal stakeholders (customers, agencies, port authorities).
    • Collaborate with crew and operations to ensure readiness of the vessels.
  4. Technical Readiness:
    • Ensure vessels are fully certified according to maritime legislative requirements and classification society regulations.
    • Oversee refit and fleet time maintenance programs.
    • Remember, effective communication and leadership are essential for success in this role!
  • Proven experience in marine compliance management at sea or in a shore based role.
  • Sailing experience on commercial vessels. 
  • Ambitious and eager to advance your career into a senior management and a leadership role in the future.
  • Working knowledge of applicable Code of Federal Regulations, SOLAS, MARPOL, ISM Code, ISPS Code, MTSA, OPA ’90 and other associated regulatory compliance requirements
  • Willingness to learn and adapt.
  • Strong spreadsheet and reporting skills.
  • Ability to travel to Northern California for vessel audits. 
  • Flexible work hours, with time off in lieu offered.
Career development into senior management is available within this growing company. 

A competitive salary, medical benefits, 401k, PTO and company bonus.

You will need the right to live and work in the US as sponsorship isn't available for this role. 

If you’re the superstar ready to make an impact, apply now!