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Maritime Headhunters, LLC    

Captain Kelly Sweeney, Master (Oceans) Any Gross Tons, Master of Towing Vessels (Oceans), well-known columnist for Professional Mariner Magazine, and author of the book From The Bridge has launched a maritime employment service called Maritime Headhunters, LLC. Captain Sweeney will use his 28 years of experience to connect maritime companies with pre-screened job applicants. Interested Companies and applicants can find out more by going to the website.

Department of Ecology

The Spill Prevention, Preparedness, and Response program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Vessel and Oil Transfer Inspector (Marine Transportation Safety Specialist 3) position. This position will work out of our Vancouver Field Office in Vancouver, WA.

The Vessel and Oil Transfer Inspector position conducts vessel, oil transfer, and bunker operations monitoring inspections; reviews mobile facility (Class 2) response plans, operations manuals, and training and certification programs; inspects regulated fuel terminals (Class 3) and regulated marinas (Class 4); monitors pre-booming compliance; and assists with the outreach and risk assessment work of the Prevention Section.

We are looking for applicants with a positive team attitude who excel at working independently and who have strong technical skills related to the marine transportation system, vessel operations, vessel engineering, vessel inspection, and stakeholder engagement.

As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability.

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Washington State Ferries

Washington State Ferries (WSF) offers on-call and permanent employment in the fleet and at our headquarters in Seattle, WA. Most jobs provide full benefits, training and a flexible work schedule.

Harley Marine Services, Inc. 

Harley Marine Services, Inc. (HMS) is a leading provider of marine transportation services in the United States. HMS has a number of openings for Vessel, Shore-side and Management positions and is looking to hire the following positions:

  • Alaska Marine Operations Manager

  • Claims Manager

  • Licensed Engineers

  • Dispatchers

  • Port Mechanics

  • Port Engineers

  • ATB Captains

  • ATB Mates

  • Mates

  • Tankerman


Seeking Positions in the Maritime Industry


Sylvia Snow
Seattle, Washington

MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE: Administered daily activities of the department in all areas of Human Resources and aggressively drove store sales growth and profits. Demonstrated supervisory oversight with respect to a highly visible sales floor. Ensured the timely execution of company merchandising and operational programs. Set the pace by... Go to full resume for details.


Heidi Baumgartner
Core Competencies
·         Experienced GIS Specialist
·         Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills
·         Database analyst
·         Army Veteran
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