If you are interested in the opportunity to work aboard one of the most advanced university research vessels in the world apply today! The R/V SIKULIAQ is a 261-foot oceanographic research ship capable of bringing scientists to the ice- choked waters of Alaska and the polar regions. We are currently accepting applications for temporary marine steward positions.
If you are interested in the opportunity to work aboard one of the most advanced university research vessels in the world apply today! The R/V Sikulaiq is a 261-foot oceanographic research ship capable of bringing scientists to the ice- choked waters of Alaska and the polar regions. We are currently accepting applications for temporary marine steward positions.
The Cook Baker is responsible for the timely preparation and production of high-quality, nutritious meals and all bakery related items, for crew and embarked personnel; cleanliness and maintenance of the galley and associated assigned steward areas, and in the efficient and sanitary operation of the galley.
The Mess Attendant is under the direct supervision of the Steward with work responsibilities within well-defined guidelines. Responsible for washing and sanitizing all cooking equipment; cleanliness, maintenance, and organization of the galley, mess deck, storerooms, and associated assigned steward areas. Assist Chief Steward and Cook Baker, as directed, will maintain inventory of food, consumables, tools, linens, supplies, and equipment as instructed.
Qualified applicants must possess a valid USCG MMC/MMD with Steward Department (FH) endorsement, applicable IMO Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) for Seafarers (have completed Basic Safety Training), TWIC card, US Passport, valid driver's license, Food Handling certification.
Each applicant must submit legible copies of the following documents to be considered for the position:
- All pages of USCG MMC
- TWIC card
- STCW Medical certificate with current STCW date
- Valid state driver's license
- Valid US passport
- BST certificate
* In addition, the Mess Attendant and Cook-Baker must submit a valid food worker card. The Chief Steward must submit and ServSafe Certified food Protection Manager Card.
Applicants will be required to provide documentation of participation in random drug testing program for at least 60 of the preceding 185 days, did not have any positive test results, and did not refuse to take a required test. If not under employment, where a random drug testing program exists, the applicant shall provide a completed test indicating they are free of illegal substance abuse, when requested by Seward Marine Center, prior to employment. Testing will be for the presence of cocaine, opiates, marijuana (THC), amphetamines and PCP (phencyclidine). Testing will be in accordance with the Department of Transportation Program and testing shall be in accordance with United States Coast Guard Drug and Alcohol Testing guidelines outlined in the Federal Register 46 C.F.R. 4, 5, and 16.
THIS IS A POOLED POSTING AND SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE REVIEW OF YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS OR EMPLOYMENT.
If you have questions regarding the relief positions or qualifications, please contact Ed DeCastro, Port Captain, at 907-224-4391.
If you need any assistance applying to this posting, please contact Jenn Elhard at 907-224-5261.
Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination
Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Public Disclosure Statement:
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.
University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.
It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.