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Senior Marine Safety/Safety Management System Specialist 


The Columbia Group (TCG), is a technical services support company which has a successful 50+ year history of providing United States government with acquisition, logistics management, engineering, design, fabrication, test and evaluation, information technology and financial management support services. As a full-time employee of TCG, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package to include a quality health insurance program (medical, drug, vision and dental) for you and your family, group life insurance, group short and long-term disability insurance, a 401K profit sharing retirement plan, and professional development opportunities. You will accrue 'Paid Time Off' (PTO) to be used towards vacation or sick leave, in addition to receiving eleven (11) paid federal holidays.

We are seeking to hire Senior Marine Safety/Safety Management System Specialists to join our team in either Washington, D.C. or Norfolk, VA. Upon award, the position will:

  • Support the Safety Management System (SMS) Program by conducting Job Hazard Analysis’ on MSC class vessels, supporting procedure development, technical reviews, audits and training support.
Position Requirements

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience conducting audits IAW International Safety Management (ISM) Code.
  • Able to demonstrate experience with each of: SOLAS, Life Saving Appliance Code, International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, CFR 33, CFR 46, MARPOL, and Fire Safety System Code.
  • Individual must have held a U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Merchant Marine Chief Mate, Unlimited Tonnage, or First Assistant Engineer of Steam/Motor/Gas Turbine, Unlimited Horsepower, or higher Credential and be able to produce proof of same.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ actual sea service sailing under that license on board a USCG certificated ship.
  • ISM Auditor Certification. - OR -
  • Valid Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) Ship Inspector Accreditation. - OR-
  • Current Certified Safety Professional accreditation issued from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.
  • U.S. Citizenship is a prerequisite.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

This position is contingent upon and subject to the award of the contract from the government. You will be hired on a contingency basis.

Full-Time/Part-Time Contingent  
Position Senior Marine Safety/Safety Management System Specialist (MSC)  
Division The Columbia Group  
Req Number OPE-22-00004  
Location Multiple Locations  
About the Organization We are a premier federal services company with a successful history of providing the United States Military, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Aviation Administration, and other departments / agencies of the federal government. We employ hundreds of professionals, providing client-focused solutions, across all armed forces, in multiple locations throughout the United States.  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected Veteran status.  

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