Harbor Captain-LIVE ABOARD Vessel (Georgetown, PA)

Campbell Transportation Company, Inc. is accepting applications for a Harbor Captain to live aboard their vessel in Georgetown PA. Campbell Transportation Company, Inc. is currently seeking experienced Captains and Pilots for several LIVE-ON vessels located in the Pittsburgh, PA area. Schedule TBD.

Pilots and Captains are responsible for the safety of vessel employees, the vessel, the cargo, and the environment.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Ensure that work completed during watch is done in accordance with Company safety policies.
  • Navigate the vessel safely.
  • Ensure that all crew members on vessel receive instructions on how to do jobs properly.
  • Carry out all duties assigned under the Vessel Security Plan.
  • Ensure that each crew member knows the cargo of each barge in tow and has an understanding of any associated hazards.
  • Complete required log entries and Towing Safety Management System paperwork.
  • Maintain radio watch as required.
  • Maintain the vessel budget and help maximize cost efficiency as directed.
  • Provide instructions and information to crew members, CTC land-based personnel, USCG, or other necessary personnel.


  • Must meet USCG physical requirements.
  • Must be able to work a 6-hour on 6 hours off watch or a 12-hour shift, depending on vessel needs
  • Must be able to climb steep stairs, sit or stand for long periods of time and work in all weather conditions.

Educational/Certification Requirements: 

  • Master of Towing Vessels upon Western Rivers (or equivalent) license required.
  • Maintain a valid TWIC, Radar endorsement, and FCC Radio Operator’s Permit

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Learn more about Campbell Transportation Company, Inc. here.