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4 Boat Pilot Jobs found

Port Houston

Captain Sam Houston🇺🇸

Port Houston - Houston, TX


  • Knowledge of navigation on the Houston Ship Channel
  • Organization and time management skills
Posted 4 days ago
Abu Dhabi Ports

Maritime Pilot🇦🇪

Abu Dhabi Ports - Abu Dhabi, AZ


  • In accordance with the individual’s knowledge and experience, provide assistance and advice for operational, technical andHSE/emergency response matters affecting the Port. Be available on call whilst in the Abu Dhabi area, whether on duty or not, for any emergency involving the Port
  • Comprehensive knowledge of shipping, navigation, and port operations.
Posted 1 month ago
Associated British Ports

Marine Pilot Apprentice🇬🇧

Associated British Ports - Kingston upon Hull, ENG


  • Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency Unlimited, with 12 months sea time as an officer of the watch 
  • GCSEs at grade 4/C or above in English and Maths (or equivalent) 
Posted 2 months ago


  • Leidinggeven aan de aanwezige bemanning en beheer van materieel aan boord
  • Het uitvoeren van preventief onderhoud en conserveringswerkzaamheden aan boord.
Posted 2 months ago
Port Houston
Captain Sam Houston
Port Houston - Posted 4 days ago
$94k-134k/year  + Equity


Houston, TX

Maritime Pilot
Career Level
Senior, Mid-Level
Company size
56k employees

Deadline:  December 30, 2022

Port:  Houston

Maritime Pilot Job description

Port Houston is the advocate and strategic leader of the Houston Ship Channel, one of the most powerful economic engines in the state and the country. Port Houston owns and operates the public wharves and terminals along the Houston Ship Channel, including the area’s largest breakbulk facility and two of the most efficient container terminals in the country.

Through our leadership and our work, we help ensure the nation’s busiest waterway stays running to benefit the customers of the public facilities we operate, our surrounding communities and industries, and our region. Port Houston exists to move the world and drive regional prosperity.

The work we do helps build up our local community, supports the economy, bolsters goodwill for the state of Texas, and influences the outlook of the entire region. And this is only the beginning! Our best accomplishments are ahead of us as we expand the Houston Ship Channel and widen its reach to become America’s distribution hub for the next generation.

Who you are:

You are more than the work you do. We want your work at Port Houston to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high-performance culture that values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

Sound like the place for you?

Captain, Sam Houston Position Summary:

Manages the Sam Houston tour boat operation. Oversees budget, boat maintenance, pavilion maintenance, and reservation system. Ensures readiness and provides services deemed necessary as required by management. Ensures that the crew, as brand ambassadors, are consistently attentive to the public.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:

·     Steer the Sam Houston tour boat on Houston Ship Channel

·     Supervise crew members and delegate job duties to ensure the facility is being maintained

·     Assist the Senior Captain with planning, coordination and control of all aspects of shift/department operations

·     Coordinate with Sam Houston Mechanic to ensure duties in the engine room are carried out in a timely manner

·     Inspect MV Sam Houston fueling storage tank to ensure no leaks or problems are present and fill out the Environmental checklist form

·     Maintain inventory, stock supplies from storage

·     Serve as a liaison between subordinates and upper levels of management

·     Interpret policy, rules, regulations, and guidelines; ensure the accurate dissemination of information and any other communications of a departmental nature or concern

·     Conduct monthly safety meetings to discuss potential safety issues or concerns for the physical safety of personnel and equipment; observe personnel for fatigue and proper use of protective clothing and equipment

·     Update narration for a boat tour and have current stats given to the general public

·     Disseminate information and any other communications of a departmental nature or concern

·     Maintain records and reports

·     Act in accordance with Port Houston's core values (respect, excellence, accountability, diligence, and you)


·     High School diploma or GED equivalent required

·    Associate degree in Maritime Transportation or a related major in a public or accredited private academic institution preferred

·     Familiarity with Houston Ship Channel and/or Galveston Bay marine

·     US Coast Guard 500 Ton Inland license required

·     A current, valid Texas driver's license is required

·     A Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) must be obtained within 30 days of appointment, and be maintained for the duration of employment

 Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Behaviors:

  • Knowledge of navigation on the Houston Ship Channel
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Community relations skills
  • Ability to provide crew and passenger safety
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Ability to keep an updated list of supplies

 Key Competencies Required:

  • Ability to Conceptualize
  • Achieving Results
  • Communication
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Customer Focus
  • Time Management
  • Perform other duties as needed