Shipbuilding and Repair

Dockmaster [KB]

Position: Dockmaster [KB]
Location: Florida
Industry Type: Shipbuilding and Repair


Responsibilities to include but not limited to:

  • Direct, move, assist and securely moor vessels to dock.
  • Understanding of mooring requirements of marine vessels and free board draft restrictions.
  • Experience in vessel docking plans, block loading calculations, setting blocks, docking and undocking vessels.
  • Manual operation of control components (valves, control valves, local control of pumps).
  • Perform preventive maintenance on dock equipment.
  • Recognize safety conditions around docks and marine vessels.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • General seamanship knowledge that includes boating right-of-way rules, basic navigation and inshore and offshore mooring techniques. This person must also have a solid understanding of marina operations.
  • Ability to read and comprehend docking plans/prints, instructions, correspondence, and memos.
  • Possess solid computer skills and systems knowledge.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers.
  • Proven problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Must have very good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Knowledgeable in measurements and sampling of liquid oil in tanks, ships, barges, and as it pertains to Marine and Dock Operations.

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