Maritime Safety Instructor
Summary:  Summary Description
Assist in the planning and implementation of maritime training for Mercy Ships staff and crew.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Include But Not Limited To)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Prepares and facilitates safety training courses for crew and staff.
  • Supports the operation, administration, and continuing improvement of the Quality Management System.
  • Processes and responds to training requests.
  • Develop good customer relationships and address customer service needs.
  • Manage purchasing, inventory, maintenance, and other operational functions.
  • Teaches maritime training courses.
  • Coordinates training courses, including classroom preparations.
  • Manage data in spreadsheets, keep records and prepares reports
  • Remain current with maritime industry training trends.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Requirements)

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Adult teaching skills; ability to present to a multi-cultural audience
  • Customer relationship management skills.
  • Budgeting, bookkeeping and planning skills; knowledge of associated computer software
  • Quality assurance skills to maintain quality standards of product and services
  • Time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally 
  • Supportive of Mercy Ships mission and vision, and committed to its core values.
  • Understand and apply servant leadership, work collaboratively with integrity and demonstrate accountability.

    Education and Experience

    The requirements listed below are representative of the education and / or experience required.

  • At least one year experience as deck or engineering officer on vessels of at least 200 GRT/500 GT; or more advanced maritime license; or equivalent experience
  • Associates (two year college) degree; bachelor’s degree or higher preferred
  • Successful completion of Mercy Ships Entry Training will be required within the