Public Safety Compliance/Marine Officer
Job Posting Date: June 14, 2016
Job Posting Closing Date: June 27, 2016
•The Compliance Officer has primary responsibility and overall accountability for developing, planning, organizing, coordinating and implementing all elements of security plans developed per the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 33, Part 105/104 and other all-hazards plans. •Ensures the application of security, safety and emergency preparedness measures designed to protect the port’s personnel, critical infrastructure and calling vessels with general guidance from the Assistant Manager of Public Safety. •Conducts land and waterside patrols using assigned patrol vehicles and/or marine units.•Represents JAXPORT’s security interests and maintains effective liaison and working relationships with U.S. Customs, Immigration and Naturalization, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to ensure efficient and effective cooperation for the movement of cargo through the JAXPORT’s facilities•Will require rotating shift work and will be subject to mission essential recall as determined necessary.
Education: •Associate’s Degree in Homeland Security or closely related field required.•At JAXPORT’s discretion, can substitute degree with high school diploma or equivalent plus seven years’ experience and/or certification in a comparable position.Experience:•Five years of progressively responsible facility, port/seaport, maritime industry or homeland security experience required.•Must possess formal training/experience in conducting risk/vulnerability assessments in an all-hazards spectrum (i.e., natural, man-made accidental and man-made terrorism.•Must be qualified and experienced as defined in 33 CFR Part 105.205.•Five year’s practical marine operator experience in a seaport environment.License/Certifications:•Must have a FSO Certificate or the ability to obtain the certification within six months of employment.•Must possess Marine Unit certification from a recognized State or Federal Agency, to include swim qualification.Knowledge:•Knowledge of current industry, economic and legislative trends affecting marine security, safety and emergency preparedness.Skills Required:•Must possess strong problem solving skills.•Strong verbal and written communications.•Ability to enforce rules, regulation and ordinances and work under stressful conditions.•Ability to work with a diverse group of both internal and external contacts.Travel: Frequent travel between company locations.Other Requirements:•Valid driver license is required and must be maintained during employment.•Must be able to obtain and maintain a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) during employment.•Must pass all weapons qualifications and maintain a “G” and “D” security license as described in F.S.S. 493.•This position is designated as safety sensitive and is subject to pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing.Physical Requirements:•Must be able to frequently remain in a stationary position.•Constantly move, traverse inside office or on JAXPORT property to accomplish job duties.•Constantly operate, use or handle equipment, tools, computers and other office machinery.•Occasionally ascend, descend, work atop, traverse on ladders, equipment and buildings to perform safety functions.•Frequently position self to move, to maintain or repair equipment on terminal or in office.•Constantly detect, determine, identify, recognize, observe, inspect to read and use computers.•Constantly detect, converse with, convey, exchange information with others via radio, telephone.•Frequently move, transport and position, material up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 75 pounds.WORKING CONDITIONSFrequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk.
External applicants that meet the minimum qualifications for this position must apply online on the “Careers Page” at www.jaxport.com or www.jaxportjobs.com by the closing date.JAXPORT will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.AN EO/EA, ADA AND VETERANS PREFERENCE EMPLOYER