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Maritime Instructor, Mid-Level in San Diego, CA at LB&B Associates Inc.

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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LB&B Associates Inc. performs Contractor Instructional Services for US Navy Navigational Seamanship Ship-Handling Training (NSST) to the US Navy at Naval Station Norfolk VA, Naval Station Mayport FL, Naval Station San Diego CA, Naval Station Everett WA, Naval Station Pearl Harbor HI, US Navy Base Sasebo Japan, and US Navy Base Yokosuka Japan.

LB&B Associates is searching for 2 Full Time Equivalent Instructors for an initial period of performance from 16 September 2018 to 15 February 2019 and then expected be added as part of the future option year requirements to the existing contract as part of a proposed effort at both the east coast and west coast Maritime Skills Training Centers.  The Full Time Equivalent Instructor positions are available in Naval Station Norfolk, VA and San Diego, CA. Pay is commensurate with experience and certifications and established Collective Bargaining Agreements. Travel may be required to support initial training away from home port not expected to exceed six weeks. Secret Clearance is required, and must currently have or be able to obtain.

Instructors are expected to be able to teach U.S. Navy Surface Warfare Officers and Enlisted Watch Standers who are participating in various navigation, seamanship, and ship handling courses as well as participate in curriculum development as directed by the Surface Warfare Officer School as part of a new course of instruction for Officers of the Deck (Underway). Training provided to the students is a combination of classroom instruction and simulator instruction. Candidates must be very computer literate and able to learn advanced maritime simulator software and tools quickly.


  • Comprehensive practical knowledge, skill and ability as a former qualified Navy Surface Warfare Officer (or equivalent) is highly desirable. Qualified as Officer of the Deck on at least two Surface Combatants is highly desirable. Additional valuable experience includes at least two Division Officer tours, or Officer in Charge of a Military Sealift Command (MSC) Detachment, or Tug Boat Captain, or U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) license, at sea service, as a Second or First Mate on a merchant marine vessel with significant knowledge of navigation, seamanship, and shiphandling principles outlined in the Navigation, Seamanship, Shiphandling Training Requirements Document (NSS TRD).
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Navigation, Shiphandling, and Seamanship to include, but not limited to: (1) Shipboard Navigation Department Organization, (2) Weather (3) Nautical Charts, (4) MOBOARDS (5) Visual Navigational Aids, (6) Law of the Sea (7) Voyage Management System (8) ARPA/Radar, (9) Tides and Currents, (10) Underway Replenishment (11) Anchoring, (12) Duties of Underway Officer of the Deck (13) Operational Risk Management (14) Shiphandling Fundamentals (15) Officer of the Deck Math.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (COLREGs) and all applications for teaching surface warfare officers international and inland navigation rules of the road. Areas of emphasis include, but not limited to: (1) Lights, flags, and sound signals; (2) Meeting, overtaking, and crossing situations; (3) Sail, power, and towing vessels; (4) General prudential rule; and (5) Buoys and channel markers.
  • Completed A-061-0042 VMS Operator Course or A-061-0044 VMS 9 Operator or approved equivalent.
  • Practical knowledge of adult learning principles, practices, methods of one or more specialty areas, e.g., occupational analysis; instructional product development; instructional materials development; tests and measurement generation and analysis; education evaluation and computer technology application. Skill in applying this knowledge in developing and promoting experimental or innovative program activities in areas where traditional techniques and approaches are not applicable or have not proven adequately effective.
  • Proven experience of Navy Training Course Management to include curriculum development, revisions of existing courses, course master schedules, and student management.
  • Proven experience in delivering curriculum in both a classroom and laboratory setting.
  • Must be able to hold and maintain a secret security clearance.

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Employer is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other protected factor by country, regional or local law.


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