UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

MATE,SECOND

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8975 (IBU Oceanography-Thompson Research Crew)

BASIC FUNCTION

Serve as second officer aboard ship.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Serve as second officer and third in command of an ocean research ship of approximately 2000 gross tons.

TYPICAL WORK

Stand bridge watches operating and navigating the ship;

Plan and teach courses in seamanship and other marine specialties;

Order and maintain ship's charts, publications and navigation supplies;

Prepare track of scientific cruises;

Serve as officer in charge of gyrocompass; maintain log and perform routine maintenance;

Responsible for readiness of electronic equipment; perform operating tests;

Serve as officer in charge of after-deck entering or leaving port or anchorage;

Stand security watch when required.

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

Legal Requirement

A U.S. Coast Guard Second Mate's license valid for operation of an inspected motor vessel of unlimited tonnage, upon ocean waters.

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise Class: 6-27-88
Revise Class: 2-15-91
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05