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Fleet Captain - Ottawa, IL

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Job Title: Fleet Captain - Ottawa, IL
Location: Ottawa, IL, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Transportation/Truck Driver
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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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

Fleet Captain - ARTCo - Ottawa, IL
This is a full-time, non-exempt level position

Position 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 Manager
  • Responsible for up-keeping regular vessel housekeeping, maintenance and engineering and reporting any deficiencies
  • Supervises 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 training
  • Complete required vessel reports in compliance with environmental, safety and USCG regulations and report all problems or damage
  • Maintain fleet security operations and serve as the vessel security officer
  • Fulfill the responsibilities of a Person in Charge of a fuel transfer
  • Ensure 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 full
  • Coordinate fleet work and dock switches with other ARTCO tugs and direct tugs, as needed
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as required or requested
Job Requirements:
  • Maintain a valid USCG Master of Towing Vessels Upon the Western Rivers License
  • Promote the ADM Way and core Values
  • Ability to manage a diverse team
  • Able to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Must have a demonstrated history of safe work behavior and a sincere desire to follow and improve upon safety policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Outlook, and Word
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Demonstrate time management and organization skills
  • Ability to coach, mentor, engage and develop workforce
  • Participate and lead strategic discussions and decisions
  • Complete trainings and attend meetings as required
  • Ability to work extended hours, evenings, weekends and Holidays
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work
  • Current 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 vessel
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors and in varying conditions such as hot, cold, dusty, etc.
  • Standing and sitting for prolonged periods of time
  • Operating a keyboard
  • Kneeling and climbing stairs/ladders
  • Ability to work near or on large bodies of water, at various heights and in confined spaces
Relocation 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.
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Job Post Date: 01/08/19
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