VANE BROTHERS
MARINER OPPORTUNITIES
For All Licensed & Certificated Positions

CAPTAINS - MATES - APPRENTICE MATES - ENGINEERS - BARGE CAPTAINS - TANKERMEN
Receive a generous SIGN-ON BONUS.
ALL POSITIONS, INCLUDING DECKHANDS, qualify for annual “legacy” bonuses 
that grow larger the longer you remain with the company.

IN-PERSON HIRING OPPORTUNITIES
VANE-EXCLUSIVE HIRING EVENTS HAVE BEEN SCHEDULED FOR THESE TIMES AND LOCATIONS:
 
BALTIMORE - JULY 24, 2024

10AM-2PM - 2100 FRANKFURST AVENUE, BALTIMORE, MD 21226

PHONE: 410-631-7773

 
NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH - JULY 31, 2024

10AM-2PM - 3950 Burtons Point Road, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Phone: 757-448-1421

Walk-ins are welcomed, but it is recommended that you submit a job application prior to attending a Vane Brothers hiring event. Please click on the "APPLY HERE" button, select VANE BROTHERS JOB LIST on the Careers page, and scroll down the list until you find the appropriate Job Title*.

APPLY HERE
 

ON THE VANE BROTHERS JOB LIST:
*Current Tugboat Captains – Please select the MATE EVAL job listing
*Current Barge Captains – Please select the TANKERMAN job listing

All newly hired fleet crew must go through an evaluation or training period. The length of the program varies and is based upon qualifications, experience, and supervisor approval.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
ALL FLEET CREW POSITIONS require a Merchant Mariner’s Credential (MMC), Transportation Worker ID Card (TWIC), and medical certificate.

Also required for each specific position:

CAPTAIN & MATE [Mate Eval]
-U.S. Coast Guard 200, 500 or 1600 Ton License (either Near Coastal or Oceans, depending on the area of operation)
-Master or Mate of Towing with STCW endorsement
-A Captain or Mate is considered trained for the occupation with between 2 years and 10 years of experience.

MATE TRAINEE
-USCG 200, 500, or 1600 Ton License (either Near Coastal or Oceans, depending on the area of operation)
-Master or Mate of Towing with STCW endorsement
-Prior experience preferred.

APPRENTICE MATE (Steersman)
-USCG 200, 500, or 1600 Ton License (either Near Coastal or Oceans, depending on the area of operation)

ENGINEER
-Designated Duty Engineer (DDE) unlimited; Assistant Engineer-1st, 2nd or 3rd; or Chief Engineer unlimited license, with STCW endorsement
-Horsepower (HP) Horsepower license of 1,000-4,000 or greater
-An Engineer is considered trained for the occupation with between 4 years and 10 years of experience; includes vocational education, apprenticeship, and on-the-job.

BARGE CAPTAIN & TANKERMAN
-Person-in-Charge (PIC) Tank - Dangerous Liquids  (DL) endorsement.
-Bunkering experience preferred.
-A Tankerman is considered trained for the occupation with between 6 months and 12 months of experience; includes vocational education, apprenticeship, and on-the-job.