Fleet Captain – Ottawa, IL
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we're one of the world's largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 270 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 44 innovation centers and the world's premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.comFleet Captain – ARTCo – Ottawa, ILThis is a full-time, non-exempt level positionPosition Summary:ADM is seeking a licensed mariner to Captain and supervise a tug boat at one of our American River Transportation Company (ARTCo) fleeting locations in LaSalle, Seneca, Morris or Ottawa, IL.Job Responsibilities:Supervises the day-to-day safe and efficient operations of the vessel under the direction of the Vessel ManagerResponsible for up-keeping regular vessel housekeeping, maintenance and engineering and reporting any deficienciesSupervises vessel staff and, under the direction of the vessel manager, participates in communicating areas of accountability and performance expectation; conducting employee evaluations and recommends promotions, transfers and disciplinary action; and employee trainingComplete required vessel reports in compliance with environmental, safety and USCG regulations and report all problems or damageMaintain fleet security operations and serve as the vessel security officerFulfill the responsibilities of a Person in Charge of a fuel transferEnsure that crew-members report all injuries, illnesses, and near misses in a timely manner, and review all reports to make sure that they are completed properly, and in fullCoordinate fleet work and dock switches with other ARTCO tugs and direct tugs, as neededAdditional duties and responsibilities as required or requestedJob Requirements:Maintain a valid USCG Master of Towing Vessels Upon the Western Rivers LicensePromote the ADM Way and core ValuesAbility to manage a diverse teamAble to communicate with all levels of the organizationMust have a demonstrated history of safe work behavior and a sincere desire to follow and improve upon safety policies and proceduresWorking knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Outlook, and WordProblem solving and conflict resolutionCritical and creative thinkingDemonstrate time management and organization skillsAbility to coach, mentor, engage and develop workforceParticipate and lead strategic discussions and decisionsComplete trainings and attend meetings as requiredAbility to work extended hours, evenings, weekends and HolidaysMust have reliable transportation to and from workCurrent Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card required.
If you do not have a TWIC card upon hire, you must apply for one within 5 days.Previous Captain experience preferred Physical Requirements:Candidates must pass a pre-employment physical, drug screening and Company human performance exam (physical ability test)Ability to safely steer a vesselAbility to work indoors and outdoors and in varying conditions such as hot, cold, dusty, etc.Standing and sitting for prolonged periods of timeOperating a keyboardKneeling and climbing stairs/laddersAbility to work near or on large bodies of water, at various heights and in confined spacesRelocation assistance is available with this position for eligible applicants.ADM is an Equal Opportunity Employer for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.