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New York State Civil Service Tug Captain in Tarrytown, New York

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a license as a master of towing vessel with endorsements for inland, ocean, or near coastal waters; a license as a United States Coast Guard master of towing vessel, limited for the area (as determined by OCMI); or be a mariner licensed as a master of inspected, self-propelled vessels greater than 200 gross registered tons (GRT) holding either a completed Towing Officer's Assessment Record (TOAR) bearing the signature of a Designated Examiner and stating that the Examiner found the candidate proficient or a license endorsed for towing; and two years of experience as a deckhand, mate, or pilot on a towing vessel; and valid New York State Class D driver license. ## Duties Description Operates and pilots a diesel-powered tugboat vessel at the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge on the Hudson River; responsible for proper operation and piloting when underway; directs the movement and placement of a 35-ton crane barge and other floating plant used in the replacement of timber piling, ice breakers, fenders, caissons and piers; and delivers materials and personnel to work sites. The Thruway Tug Captain is also responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the vessel assigned to them. ## Additional Comments *Please note that on-board accommodations are not included.

A location differential of $3,026 annually is included in base pay.

The New York State Thruway Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status.

The New York State Thruway Authority provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Development at or call (518)471-4321.

All other inquires, including questions on applying, should be directed to Lisa.LaGrotta at

Notes on Applying

Please send resume and copy of USCG or other qualifying license to Lisa Lagrotta using the above contact information.

Date Posted: 09/14/20

Applications Due: 10/02/20

Vacancy ID: 82637

Agency: Thruway Authority

Title: Tug Captain

Occupational Category: Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade: 15

Bargaining Unit: None listed

Salary Range: From $67995 to $67995 Annually

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Permanent

Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage: 0%

Workweek: Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week: 40

From: 7:30 AM

To: 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Westchester

City: Suffern

State: NY

Zip Code: 10901

Name: Lisa LaGrotta

Telephone: (845) 918-2563

Fax: (845) 918-2595

Email Address:

Street Address: Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

Street: 4 Executive Boulevard Suite 400