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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The SHIP'S THIRD MATE assists in the operation of an ocean-going vessel with responsibility in the areas of ship's maintenance, navigation, and operational safety.
This is the first level of a three-level series. This class is distinguished from the higher Second Mate level by responsibility for certain safety gear and mooring work while the ship is in operation.
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 close supervision from the Ship's Master while on watch. Work is reviewed by direct observation of watchstanding. Employees in this class receive guidance from the Ship's First Mate in deck crew duties. Work is reviewed upon completion to determine if the ship's standard operating procedures have been followed.
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.
Possession of a Mate License, Motor Vessels of not more than 500 gross tons upon oceans issued by the U.S. Coast Guard; and a Marine Radio Operator Permit issued by the Federal Communications Commission.