Royal Caribbean Cruise Job – Lead Environmental Reg Compliance

Website Royal Caribbean International

Job Description:

This role involves serving as a Lead for Environmental Regulatory Compliance to include facilitating the implementation of the environmental compliance program and policy for the vessels within RCG’s fleet. As a part of this role, to ensure the vessels have the necessary information and guidance to meet the requirements of international (e.g., MARPOL); national (Port State and Flag State); regional / local (e.g., ECAs, special areas, ports, etc.) and internal policy. This person will be knowledgeable about all areas of maritime environmental compliance as they apply to cruise ships and their environmental operations relating to ship emissions, waste, water and wastewater (ballast, grey, black). This includes having expertise in the on-board environmental systems associated with meeting environmental criteria (e.g., sewage treatment plants, ballast treatment systems, etc.).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serves as Environmental Stewardship’s Regulatory Expert for international, national, and local laws and regulations and onboard environmental systems designed to reduce the environmental impact of emissions, waste, and wastewater
  • Provides appropriate technical context / advice to ensure effective action / response.
  • Conducts training with Environmental Officers and Shoreside management as needed regarding new and future environmental regulations
  • Travels to and attend environmental related conferences and regulatory meetings in addition to visiting ships for compliance and regulatory monitoring inspections and visits.
  • Monitors overall fleet / ship performance via established departmental tools including Environmental Matrix, Team Room reports, Incident reports, Key Performance Indicators, Objective & Target performance, and Significant Environmental Aspects criteria. This role includes providing timely notice to relevant parties (e.g., EOs, Shipboard Personnel, Shore side, Regulators) when corrective actions are needed.
  • Oversees the Corporate-wide Environmental Regulatory strategy including direct interface with the various ships in the RCL fleet. Serves as the
  • Company expert about the detailed requirements of international, national, and local regulations and how those requirements affect shipboard operational activities as outlined in the Corporate Environmental Policies / Procedures while maintaining overall knowledge of various maritime regulatory requirements,
  • Performs other duties as required. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.
  • Interfaces with the Fleets’ Environmental Officers, as necessary, to maintain technical oversight of activities and to monitor fleet compliance with Company and regulatory compliance criteria.
  • Works with Manager, Environmental Regulatory and Strategy to ensure that Royal Caribbean Group’s environmental policies applicable to shoreside and shipboard operations follow all applicable national and international regulations.
  • Serves as primary interface to Shipboard Officers, Shore side Marine Operations and Global Marine Technical Services for addressing new or existing environmental compliance requirements or challenges. Where necessary, sets or revises technical approaches in conjunction with the various members of the Environmental Stewardship staff and relevant stakeholders.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to develop, plan and organize tactical plans utilizing project management principles. Extensive knowledge of international, regional, national, and local maritime environmental laws and regulations required within the context of a fleet of cruise ships operating worldwide.
  • Candidate must be able to conduct independent research and communicate findings and possess excellent writing skills with proven experience in drafting policy and communicating new regulations
  • Working knowledge of personal computers within a Windows environment including e-mail, Microsoft Word, Access and Excel, and related printers and equipment.
  • Solid understanding of marine pollution technical/environmental systems, prevention/control equipment operations and theory a plus/preferred.
  • Ability to communicate tactfully with department heads, government officials, managers, coworkers, and shipboard employees to resolve problems and negotiate resolutions.
  • Candidate must be able to conduct independent research and communicate findings and possess excellent writing skills with proven experience in drafting policy and communicating new regulations Ability to develop, plan and organize tactical plans utilizing project management principles. Extensive knowledge of international, regional, national, and local maritime environmental laws and regulations required within the context of a fleet of cruise ships operating worldwide. Must also be conversant in the requirements of ISO 14001& 50001 (Environmental and Energy Efficiency Standards) including a broad depth and breadth in understanding of and experience with environmental management systems.
  • Ability to develop, plan and organize tactical plans utilizing project management principles. Extensive knowledge of international, regional, national, and local maritime environmental laws and regulations required within the context of a fleet of cruise ships operating worldwide. Must also be conversant in the requirements of ISO 14001& 50001 (Environmental and Energy Efficiency Standards) including a broad depth and breadth in understanding of and experience with environmental management systems.
  • Proficiency with internet search engines, email applications and Microsoft Office applications required (specifically; Word, PowerPoint, and Excel). Understanding of Adobe software (Adobe Professional) preferred. Must possess strong English oral and written skills, multiple languages a plus.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years in maritime and/or environmental operations management, with cruise shipping background preferred. Experience should be a combination of both shipboard and shore side experience, as follows: Served as Shipboard Officer with primary responsibility for day-to-day environmental operations for minimum of 3 years. Worked ashore, supervising shipboard / fleet environmental compliance / operation for a minimum of 2 years. The shore side experience would include working as part of the team drafting and implementing Environmental Policies, experience in managerial coaching and team building of the Shipboard officers in charge of environmental compliance.
  • BA/BS degree in Environmental Management/Science/Public Policy/ Business required. Preference will be given to those with Maritime Environmental related degree.

Job Details:

Company: Royal Caribbean International

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Miami, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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