Are you experienced in multiple aspects of maritime operations and want to make a difference in people’s lives through providing safe, reliable vessel operations, timely maintenance, and capable staff?
Do you have experience in developing standards and operation procedures? Are you able to direct, lead, and supervise teams?
JAARS Maritime Services is implementing and expanding comprehensive, on-field water safety and operations, including the use of 14’ to 40’ sized boats. Be part of providing Bible translation workers with the training, equipment and potential vessel they need to survive as they travel on various waterways, as well as on larger regional vessels JAARS provides.
Develop and implement JAARS maritime standards and operations to assure work is done in a sustainable, safe, and reliable manner for Waxhaw and field locations.
This is a full time (40 hrs.) position for a volunteer or a staff person who raises support
Must be able to work in the US
Analyze, develop, and implement a marine standards and operations program
Establish worker, vessel, and shop building operations and maintenance procedures
Implement and direct best practices in effective maintenance, vessel dockside, and material safe handling
Administer procedures for ocean and personal safety, search and rescue, emergencies and crisis management
Achieve and ensure conformance of above objectives are carried out expeditiously within the commitment parameters
Participate with management team to plan and analyze alternative approaches
Organize, document, manage records, and assist in development of written procedures and manuals
Coordinate with the department’s Training Coordinator to achieve effective and recurring training of staff
Supervise and or coordinate staff activities
Demonstrate a deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
Embrace the vision, mission, and core values of JAARS, and help us live them effectively
Education and Experience
Two or more years’ experience with an adequate combination of working in marine functions including boating safety, marine project development and both office and boat operations
Experienced in team development and supervision
Standard computer and business skills
JAARS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Christian ministry headquartered on a beautiful 500+ acre campus just south of Charlotte, NC. Our campus includes extensive training facilities, an airport, office and commercial facilities, guest housing, food services, recreational areas, health clinic, on-site childcare, and youth and family ministry support for staff and partners.
We are pleased to have more than five hundred people serving on our campus. We partner closely with SIL International, the organizations of the Wycliffe Global Alliance and other organizations locally and globally.
JAARS vision is that people’s lives and communities are transformed as they experience God’s Word in their own language.
JAARS mission is to make Bible translation and language development possible, especially in the most remote and difficult places on earth. We do that by enabling locally appropriate and sustainable solutions in transportation, technology, media, and training.
There are nearly 600 million people in the world with little or no access to Scripture in the language they know best, their heart language. JAARS is here to do something about that.
JAARS makes Bible translation and language development possible, especially in the most remote and difficult places on earth. We do that by enabling locally-appropriate and sustainable solutions in transportation, technology, media, and training.
We need more staff to make in possible. Of those who work at the JAARS Center in Waxhaw, N.C., 50% are volunteers either short- or long-term, full- or part-time, and of all ages and training backgrounds. Missionaries and a few paid personnel round out the staff.
Consider becoming part of our team that impacts people for eternity by helping give them God’s Word!