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Assistant Habor Master - Town of Wells

Town of Wells | Wells, ME

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Part-Time - Assistant Harbor Master

The Town of Wells, known as one of Maine’s premiere coastal communities with a seasonal population of approximately 40,000, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Harbor Master.

Under the direction of the Harbor Master, the Assistant Harbor Master provides assistance with the day-to-day operations of the harbor and is responsible for varied administrative and maintenance work and provides assistance to boaters and the general public when requested.  Incumbent will work to ensure compliance with the Town’s waterway laws, bylaws and regulations by patrolling shorelines and waterways and by issuing citations and warnings for violations when applicable. 

Education and Experience

High School degree with additional specialized training in seamanship and navigation; two years of progressively responsible experience with boating and waterway operations;

Special Requirements

Certified (or ability to obtain certification) in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Must have a valid Maine State driver’s license

Experience in small boat handling and navigation

Knowledge of Marlinspike Seamanship

Familiarity with nautical terms, and best practices

Familiarity with marine rigging and mooring tackle

Knowledge, Ability and Skill

Comprehensive knowledge of marina operations, boat handling, and rescue techniques

Knowledge of state and local laws

Familiarity with Marine construction including docks, bulkheads, ramps, etc.

Ability to work with the general public and local, state and federal agencies

Ability to respond quickly to emergencies in a calm and efficient manner

Record keeping skills.

Good word processing skills.

Navigation skills and the ability to use GPS, radar, compass and radio communication equipment

Physical Requirements

Frequent physical effort required when performing duties. May be required to lift, move, and/or push objects which weigh sixty pounds or more as well as climb, stoop, crawl, and kneel for extended periods of time. Frequently required to work outside during inclement weather conditions and must have the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships.

Applications for Employment can be obtained by visiting the Town’s website at or the Human Resources Department at Town Hall.  Completed applications should be sent to: Attn: Human Resources Director, Town of Wells, 208 Sanford Road, Wells, Maine 04090 or email to   Deadline for Submission is May 5, 2019.

To be considered for employment with the Town of Wells applicants must complete the Town’s application for employment form.  Please do not use the apply online functions provided through Facebook or any other social media platforms.                                                      

                                                                       Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted On: 2019-04-09 08:44:41
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Municipal
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Part Time
Pay Type: Hourly Wage
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