Title:                     Crew Manager
Position:              Full-time Salaried/Exempt
Reports To:         Sr. Crew Manager
Division:              Gulf-Inland
Location:             St Rose, LA
 
About Marquette:
Headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky and founded in 1978, Marquette is a leading provider of inland marine transportation services. Our Company operates over 130 towboats on the Mississippi River System, Gulf-Intracoastal Waterway, and near-shore coastwise market. In addition, the Company controls over 1,000 dry cargo barges. The Company has additional offices in St Rose, LA, Lockport, LA and La Porte, TX. With over 1,500 vessel and shore-based employees, Marquette is the largest provider of independent towing services within the inland waterways. We are the only fully integrated fleet in the industry that can do what we do. 
 
Principal Responsibilities:
  • Plan, organize, and manage the day-to-day crewing personnel functions in compliance with company policy.
  • Update & maintain crew database on a daily basis.
  • Maintain organized documentation for all crewing matters.
  • Manage crew changes for assigned vessels in the most efficient and cost effective manner.
  • Responsible for the effective crewing of vessels and crew travel arrangements.
  • Manage crew performance through coaching and corrective action.
  • Monitor Department Goals and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) including crew utilization, travel, retention, and other key metrics.
  • Perform on-call rotation ensuring coverage after hours and on holidays and weekends.
  • On-call duties may include periodically filling in for the 0600 assigned crewing duties.
  • Manage monthly vessel travel budgets in conjunction with vessel operating budget, driving continuous improvement.
  • Quarterly vessel visits to interact and build working relationships with crew members.
  
Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in Crew Management, preferably in marine industry, is desired. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Management or related field preferred.
  • Must be a team player with strong communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically strong in Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of Safety Management Systems and TMSA requirements is a plus.
 
Marquette offers competitive pay, health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan with company match, bonus plan, company paid life insurance, short- & long-term disability, flexible spending account, critical illness, accident insurance, and other incentives!