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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The SHIP'S SECOND MATE assists in the operation of an oceangoing vessel with primary responsibility for maintaining navigation charts, publications, and instruments.
This is the second level of a three-level series. This class is distinguished from the lower Third Mate level by the responsibility for maintaining navigational charts and equipment. It is distinguished from the higher First Mate level by the absence of responsibility for acting in place of the Ship's Master during the Master's absence.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
Employees in this class have daily contact with research scientists and students while at sea to assist in scientific research projects. All other contact is with the ship's crew. Duties are assigned and completed on board the ship.
Employees in this class receive general supervision from the Ship's Master. Work is reviewed by direct observation of watch standing. Work is also reviewed daily for quality and compliance with established standards by means of written reports and navigational logs. Work is performed under standard agency operating procedures.
Positions in this class are found on ships conducting research at sea for extended periods of time. They require the willingness to work within the environment associated with the position's location.
Revised May 2004