Title:                     2024 Summer – Safety Internship
Position:              Hourly/Non-Exempt
Reports To:         Director of Compliance
Location:             Paducah, KY
About Marquette:
Headquartered in Paducah, KY and founded in 1978, Marquette is a leading provider of inland marine transportation services.   Our Company operates over 130 tow and tugboats on the Mississippi River System, Gulf-Intracoastal Waterway, and near-shore coastwise market.  The Company is headquartered in Paducah, KY and has additional offices in New Orleans, LA, Larose, LA and Houston, TX.   With approximately 1,500 vessel and shore-based employees, Marquette is the largest provider of independent towing services within the inland waterways.
Principal Responsibilities:
  • Provide a full range of clerical/administrative support including the composition and preparation of routine correspondence, presentations and reports using computer software applications.
  • Develop and maintain efficient, positive control over all records associated with safety training, lesson plans, audits, corrective actions, manuals and reports.
  • Document vessel audit results and track deficiencies and corrective actions.
  • Maintain database of audits/inspections and expiration dates.
  • Develop and maintain a database of training conducted onboard vessels and shore side. Prepare reports and extracts as required.
  • Prepare meeting and training presentations and follow-up on timelines and deliverables.
  • Conduct safety training for shore-based and vessel employees.
  • Advises supervisor of any issues or recommendations to ensure orderly and efficient administrative operations.
  • Ability to travel and board vessels in remote areas on the river system.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Team player, dependability, punctuality, and professionalism are a must.
This is a paid summer internship opportunity located onsite at the corporate headquarters in Paducah, KY.