Safety & Vetting Coordinator

Job category: Office

Location: Melville, NY

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

Work Status: Full Time

Pay Status: Salaried

Works with the Safety & Vetting Department and fleet personnel to ensure compliance with the safety regulations, policies and procedures set forth in the Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. Safety Management Manual (SMM).


  • Promote and develop a positive and proactive safety culture.
  • Takes an active role in Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc.’s Incident Management Team, and responds quickly to all incidents and emergencies.
  • Carries out safety inspections and internal audits on all company assets.
  • Track all safety related deficiencies onboard Company tugs and barges and ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations.
  • Conduct monthly vessel visits to ensure that vessels are maintained to Bouchard’s safety and maintenance polices.
  • Prepare for and conduct quarterly safety meetings in conjunction with the Safety and Vetting Department.
  • Prepare and submit updates to all vessels on safety related lessons, learned documents and recommended safety memos on pertinent issues.

Knowledge, Skills and Educational Requirements

  • College degree or equivalent experience (3+) years in marine transportation.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in the Maritime Safety related field of Vessel Operations.
  • Working knowledge of USCG and ABS Vessel Regulations and ISM Code.
  • Valid TWIC/Driver’s License.
  • Ability travel as needed
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast pace environment
  • Neat & professional in appearance
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


  • Major Medical
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account

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Tel: (631) 390 4900 Fax: (631) 390 4905
58 South Service Rd. Suite 150, Melville, NY 11747