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Marine Navigation Safety Program Coordinator
Marine Pollution Control Corporation Saint Ignace, MI

Marine Navigation Safety Program Coordinator

Marine Pollution Control Corporation
Saint Ignace, MI
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $60,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Program Coordinator Job Description


Responsible for monitoring and maintaining surveillance activities at MPC’s Straits of Mackinac Marine Navigation Safety Center. You, in addition to a team of Technicians, will be tasked with operating the surveillance equipment, which will be operating 24/7/365, monitoring marine traffic activities. You will be responsible for performing program functions in accordance with the Program Plan and Protocols, including the Program Security and Cybersecurity Plan, and best industry practices. In order to be successful in this role, you will need to have prior experience in marine operations and advanced marine navigation technologies, including AIS, GPS, radar and marine radio communications. This is a security sensitive position, successful candidates will be subject to background checks.


Position Responsibilities


§ Responsible for operating the SeaCOP/SECurus computer system in the Control Room

§ Ensure the safe and efficient operation of SeaCOP/SECurus Control Room

§ Analyze and take appropriate action at all detected anomalous conditions

§ Maintain continuous vigilance of SeaCOP/SECurus during work shift

§ Investigate all identified events through to their conclusions

§ Monitor terminal system performance and notify operations when maintenance and/or repairs are needed

§ Able to move from task to task fluently, stay organized and prioritize tasks/daily work

§ Ensure strong communications between all staff work groups during daily operations and at shift change

§ Ensure all spreadsheets and record-keeping are completed and kept up-to-date

§ Adhere to the Program Health and Safety Plan

§ Perform all actions in accordance with Program Operations Manual

§ Participate in an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas for improvement (Key Performance Indicators)

§ Participate in Program Training initiatives

§ Contribute to a culture where communication and knowledge are prioritized

§ Actively seek information that is relevant to your position

§ Contribute to work with cross-functional teams

§ Assist in analyzing program risk

§ When directed, meet with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding project issues and decisions on services

§ Confirm that vessels adhere to safe navigation in the Straits

§ Assist in developing and implementing all workplans and enforcing site safety plans

§ Assist in ensuring that goals are met in areas including customer satisfaction, safety, quality, and team member performance

§ Assist in implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved

§ Provide operational assistance when escalating Program operational posture during emergencies

§ Draft Control Room Technician schedules

§ Maintain program inventory

§ Schedule trainings/material at PM’s discretion

§ Responsible for the daily management and verification of logs

§ Fill-in as Control Room Technician when necessary

§ Perform other duties (temporary or permanent) as assigned by management


Minimum Qualifications


§ High School Diploma

§ 2+ years of general working knowledge of control room operations and protocols

§ Experience from marine operations such as USCG, USN, oil and gas industry operations, commercial and cargo vessel operations, Great Lakes marine operations

§ General working knowledge of commercial vessel and small boat operations and suitable navigational skills

§ Experience using maritime Automatic Information Systems (AIS)

§ Understanding of radiolocation technologies and their use in marine navigation processes

§ Must demonstrate ability to convert scope and project information into detailed methodology, project approach, resource requirements, and costs

§ This is a security sensitive position. The final candidate(s) will be required to undergo a security screening and complete and sign a non-Disclosure Agreement related to all Program plans, protocols and procedures

§ Good driving record (3 points or less)

§ Act as a good role model for all employees according to our core values

§ Reliable transportation

§ Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

§ Strong interpersonal and communication (written/oral) skills

§ Excellent multi-tasking, organizational, and teamwork skills

§ Positive and professional at all times

§ Must demonstrate a pro-active approach to all tasks

§ Experience using computers for a variety of tasks

§ Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook


Preferred Qualifications


§ Bachelor’s Degree

§ Accredited Marine Training

§ Trained in Incident Command System (ICS)


Work Requirements


Work primarily in office environment spending extensive periods of time utilizing a computer. May be occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, kneel, and lift and/or move up to 10+ pounds. The noise level in the work environment is low. The Control Room operates 24/7/365.

Company Description
Company Name: Marine Pollution Control
Company Address: 8631 W. Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48209

Marine Pollution Control (MPC) was founded in Detroit, Michigan in 1967 and was incorporated a year later as one of the first oil and hazardous materials spill response organizations in the world. Since that time, the company has maintained its role as a leader in the field of environmental services, and has taken an active part in many of modern history's most serious pollution incidents.

Whether it's in Alaska cleaning up the Exxon Valdez spill or doing similar work in the Persian Gulf or removing gasoline storage tanks in a small town in the U.S., we bring to the job all the experience and commitment of 50 years in the business. And no matter how "small" the job, we approach each assignment with uncompromising dedication. That's what we mean by professionalism at MPC. And that's what we believe you want when you need a job done - and done right. More company information can be found at


Marine Pollution Control Corporation

903 Church Street

Saint Ignace, MI
49781 USA



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