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Under the direction of the Waterfront Director, the Waterfront Facilities Manager plans, organizes and directs the construction, maintenance and repair of all waterfront facilities.  The incumbent reviews construction and maintenance plans proposed by planners, architects, and engineers; prepares cost estimates for projects; develops and administers short and long range maintenance and construction plans; obtains discretionary and building permits; creates and supports data processing activities related to maintenance and general business functions; responds to emergency events such as fires, large ocean swells, and floods; responds to requests from the public and various agencies; makes presentations to a variety of agencies; anticipates staffing, equipment and material needs; and manages the employees within the Facilities Division.  The Facilities Manager works directly with two other Division Managers in the Harbor Operations Division and Business Operations Division.  The Facilities Division provides assistance to these divisions through project oversight and facility maintenance of marina slips, rental properties and parking facilities.  The Facilities Division, and Facilities Manager, also often coordinates with the Public Works Department to help execute some capital improvement projects.

Knowledge of: Principles and application of civil, electrical, mechanical, and structural engineering in a public marine facility.  Principles, methods, and equipment for design, construction, and maintenance of structures, utilities, wharfs and other facilities in the marine environment.  Corrosion prevention and marine-grade materials.  Operation and maintenance of equipment such as emergency response and general work vessels, Harbor Patrol vessels, forklifts, and various mechanical pumps and devices.  Electrical, painting, carpentry, plumbing and custodial maintenance methods.  Budget preparation and administration, accounting, and principles of supervision.  Application of modern electronic data management and drawing tools.  Minimization of facility life cycle costs while maintaining safety, quality, and public accommodation.  Dredging operations and hydrographic surveying. Understanding of regulatory agencies such as the California Coastal Commission, Department of Boating and Waterways, California State Water Resources Control Board, and City of Santa Barbara Boards and Commissions. Knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations.

Ability to: Direct, motivate, and evaluate the work of employees; analyze proposed waterfront construction and maintenance plans and recommend changes necessary to maximize efficiency and cost effectiveness. Prioritize capital projects and create long term plans for repair and replacement of Waterfront assets. Prepare plans and written reports related to waterfront projects; answer questions from the public and interested groups; and make presentations and recommendations to committees, commissions, City Council, and outside agencies.  Rapidly develop response plans during and after an emergency.  Provide short and long range planning guidance for waterfront facilities.  Utilize computerized database, drawing, data acquisition, and general office software and equipment.  Plan and execute integration of computer technology, construction activities, maintenance plans, and cost accounting.  Execute dredging projects and coordinate with federal dredging entities.  Conduct effective water quality testing and management programs.

Experience/ Education:
Applicants are required to have experience and/or education that would have developed the knowledge and abilities listed above.  A bachelor’s degree in civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering or related field is preferred.

Licenses Requirements:
Applicant must possess a California driver's license at time of appointment.


It is important that your application and supplemental questionnaire show all the relevant education, training, and experience you possess which qualifies you for this position.  All applications and supplemental questionnaires will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process.  The selection process may consist of an application screening and an oral interview.  The successful candidate's employment history will be thoroughly evaluated prior to appointment.




(Assistant Department Heads, Deputy Police Chief, Fire Operations Division Chief, & non-safety Mid-Level Managers)


The UNCLASSIFIED employee is at-will, has no probationary period, and may be rejected at any time without cause and without the right of appeal to the Civil Service Commission.

APPLICATIONS must show clearly that the employment standards listed on the front of this bulletin are satisfied.  Information provided is subject to verification.  Please apply online at

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY is an established City policy, encouraging applications from all qualified candidates without regard to, age (over 40), ancestry, color, mental or physical disability including HIV and AIDS, gender identity and expression, marital status, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), national origin, race, religious belief, sex (including pregnancy/childbirth), sexual orientation, political affiliation, or union membership.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) AND CALIFORNIA FAIR EMPLOYMENT & HOUSING ACT (FEHA). Applicants with a disability who require special testing arrangements should contact Human Resources.

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS include satisfactory completion of reference checks, fingerprinting, and a police record check.  Designated positions may require a City-paid medical exam by a City-designated physician based upon job-related physical standards, a psychological evaluation, polygraph test, background investigation, and drug screening.


Note:  Salary and benefits are subject to change

STEP INCREASES, through the top salary step, are tied to job performance with annual performance reviews. 

THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS may vary and are subject to change:
Note: Part-time employees receive pro-rated benefits, e.g., 50%, 60%, etc.
~ Deferred Compensation (457) Savings Plan is available.
~ Employee Assistance Program (EAP): A City-paid Employee Assistance Program is available for employees and family members. .
~ Flex work/Telecommuting is available.

~ Health Insurance including medical, dental, and vision benefits is available under the Cafeteria 125 Plan. The City will contribute $1,676 / month.  The employee distributes this money toward the various cafeteria plan options.
~ Holidays: 10 holidays (80 hours) are observed / year.
~ Life Insurance: City-paid term life insurance (1 x annual salary) is provided. Employee-paid supplemental life insurance is available subject to a health application if coverage is not elected during the new hire guarantee issue period.
~ Long-term Disability Insurance: City-paid coverage is provided.
~ Management Leave: 40 hours are provided each July 1st(pro-rated the first year).

~ Medicare:  Employee pays 1.45% of salary towards future Medicare benefits.
~ Personal Leave: 32 hours are provided each July 1st (pro-rated the first year).
~ Retirement:  PERS Miscellaneous formula: “Classic” members: 2.7% @ 55; employee contributes 11.835% of salary.  “New” members:  2% @ 62; employee contributes 6.75% of salary.  PERS Police Safety Formula: “Classic” members:  3% @ 50; employee contributes 9% of salary.  “New” members:  2.7% @ 57; employee contributes 12% of salary.  PERS Fire Safety Formula:  “Classic” members:  3% @ 50; employee contributes 9% of salary.  “New” members:  2.7% @ 57; employee contributes 12.75% of salary.  The City does not participate in Social Security.
~ Short Term Disability Insurance: Optional employee-paid coverage is available.
~ Sick Leave is accrued at the rate of 96 hours / year.
The City is an employer-member of the Coastal Housing Partnership which offers regular employees with home loan assistance and rental reductions.
~ Uniforms will be provided by the City to those employees required to wear a uniform.

~ Vacation is accrued at 120 hours / year, increasing with City service.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986, if you are selected for employment with the City of Santa Barbara, you will be required to provide proof of identity and work eligibility within three business days from your hire date.

POST DATE: August 3, 2020

Hydrographic Surveyor, SANTA CRUZ, CA

Vortex Construction Marine, Inc. is seeking a motivated Hydrographer to join our team. The full-time/year-round position will involve hydrographic surveying mainly in California. Our hydrographic surveyors perform a range of tasks in both field and office.

Field Tasks will include:
* Multibeam and Singlebeam Hydrographic Survey
* GNSS Topographic Surveys
* Survey Vessel Mobilization
* ROV Operations

Office Tasks will include:
* Multibeam and Singlebeam Data Processing
* Dredge volume calculations
* AutoCAD Civil 3D

Vortex Construction marine, Inc. performs surveys for private and public agencies throughout California. We currently have a job with roughly 18 months duration in fun location of Santa Cruz mountain.   

Candidates with small vessel and coastal waterways experience are preferred.

Offer Includes:
* Competitive Salary
* Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
* Vacation/ PTO
* 401(k)
* Cell Phone or stipend
* Relocation Expenses

Resumes and inquires may be submitted to

Job Type:
* Full-time

* Hydrographic surveying: 5 year (Required)
* Vertical control survey: 5 year (Preferred)
* Gnss control survey: 5 year (Preferred)


POSTED DATE - July 27, 2020

Dockmaster Ventura CA

We are bringing the Finest Waterfront Mixed use project to Southern California, along with the first new Marina to the area in over 25 years. This unmatched facility is located in desirable Ventura. We are looking for a Dockmaster to oversee this world class marina and reflect this exceptional standard of excellence with experience, customer service and overall acumen for this assignment and the up-scale clientele that will be served. The unique individual we seek is educated with an air of sophistication that is unmatched and is accustomed to dealing with high end clients. The Dockmaster will be responsible for all areas related to the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the Marina, including direct responsibility, or assisting with leasing and pre-leasing of boat slips. The Dockmaster must also be involved in resolving issues and/or concerns as necessary.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include, but, are not limited to the following:
* Qualify prospects by determining their needs, eligibility & desirability.
* Completion of move-in paperwork, boater insurance and registration confirmation.
* Involvement in outreach marketing and promotional events.
* Responsible for overseeing all maintenance on docks, dock gates and all dock related facilities.
* Meet and greet all residents, prospective residents, prospective boat slip renters, vendors and others in an enthusiastic and professional manner.
* Assist with Marina tours and provide up-to-the minute knowledge of vacancies and availability dates.
* Inspection of the Marina and docks on a weekly basis.
* Keep accurate records regarding preventative maintenance, work orders, inspections, inventories and purchase orders.

* Ability to work weekends (days off during week) and occasional holidays.
* Education/experience: High School education or equivalent. Minimum 3-5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Math computation skills.
* English language skills, written and oral. Bi-lingual in Spanish would be a plus!
* Reasoning ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
* Computer skills: Word processing, Excel spreadsheets, Internet software and Facebook.

Dependent upon experience plus benefits.

Please contact: 

Glenda Haskins at

POSTED DATE - July 27, 2020

Marina Manager Cabrillo Way Marina
San Pedro, CA

Job Description
Westrec Marinas is seeking a Manager with experience in Marina Operations to fill a position in San Pedro at Cabrillo Way Marina. The marina is located just two miles from where the I-110 west ends in San Pedro. Cabrillo Way Marina boasts a friendly staff, restrooms and showers, and free parking.

Job Responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

- Responsible for the management of Cabrillo Way Marina in San Pedro, and maintaining liaison with Port of Los Angeles Staff, as well as the community groups that support the Marina.
- Prepares and administers the annual budget.

- You will be responsible for the planning, developing, organizing, promoting, and execution of all marina activities. 

- Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience managing wet slips.

- Computer skills necessary (Word and Excel); 

- Customer service, and personnel skills a must.

Please email confidential resume to or fax to 818-907-0156.  

Mailing address:
Westrec Marinas
16633 Ventura Blvd.

Encino, Ca. 91436

POST DATE - May 21, 2020

Request For Proposals 

Real Estate

Marina and Resort for Sale

Coolin, ID
Blue Diamond Marina and Resort – located in Priest Lake, Idaho.
958 Blue Diamond Road
P.O. Box 190
Coolin, ID 83821

* Turn-key business with loyal customer base.
* Consistent revenue growth for 28 years.

* Opportunity for future expansion.

* Beautifully maintained assets.

Included in Offering:
60 boat moorage slips.
* Boat storage and workshop.

* Fleet of quality rental boats.

* Marina store and rental office.

* Boater showers and restroom.

* Restaurant with recent kitchen upgrades.

* 40 Open Slips.

* 4-bedroom/3-bath home used as residence and guest lodging.

* Exquisite landscaping.

For more information, please visit: Waterfront Business for Sale
Or contact:
Carolyn Deshler, Owner
Blue Diamond Marina and Resort
Phone: 208.443.2240

Updated 7/18/18 

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