Title:                    Training Coordinator
Position:              Full-time/Salaried Exempt
Reports to:          Director of Training
Division:              River
Location:             Paducah, KY
Principal Responsibilities -Training
  • Collaborate with the Director of Training to develop and implement comprehensive training programs for deckhands, posting pilots, and any other cohort, ensuring alignment with company objectives and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to develop training materials, including presentations, manuals, videos, and interactive modules, ensuring content is engaging, accurate, and aligned with learning objectives.
  • Regularly reviewing and updating training materials and methodologies to reflect changes in technology, best practices, or organizational procedures, and proactively seeking feedback from stakeholders to identify areas for improvement.
  • Conduct training sessions both locally and on vessels, focusing on safety protocols, efficient methods, and essential skills required for deckhand responsibilities.
  • Monitor and track deckhands' training progress and promotion approval process, providing timely feedback and support to ensure successful completion of training modules and exams.
  • Monitor and track Port Mates and Training Mates Training Program, providing analysis, feedback, and updates.
  • Assist in the development of strategic plans to meet training objectives, collaborating with department managers, and leveraging industry advancements to enhance training effectiveness.
  • Assist in the management of training and posting budgets, ensuring resources are allocated efficiently to support training initiatives and achieve desired outcomes.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and regulatory changes, integrating new information and best practices into training programs as needed.
Additional Responsibilities – Crewing (as needed)
  • Assist Crew Managers by monitoring and managing the expiration of MMC licenses, TWIC cards, medical certificates, and other essential documents.
  • Provide coverage for Crew Managers during their vacations, personal days, and leaves of absence.
  • Assist Crew Managers with arranging travel for vessel employees.
  • Update and maintain the crew database as necessary.
  • Maintain well-organized documentation for crew-related matters.
  • Efficiently and cost-effectively manage crew changes for assigned vessels.
  • Track departmental goals and key performance indicators (KPIs) such as crew utilization, travel, retention, and other critical metrics.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a training or coaching role, preferably within the maritime sector.
  • Proficiency in delivering complex information to diverse audiences, utilizing a variety of training techniques including mentoring, coaching, and eLearning.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to effectively convey information and engage trainees.
  • Experience managing training programs and teams, with demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and execute training initiatives.
  • High attention to detail and organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and willingness to adapt to new technologies and tools as needed.
  • Flexibility to travel as required, approximately 10% of the time, to support training activities across different vessels and locations.
  • Commitment to safety and adherence to regulatory requirements, ensuring training programs promote a culture of safety excellence.