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Part time Emergency Medical Technician/Program Support

MITAGS is seeking a Part time Emergency Medical Technician/Program Support for its West Coast campus!   SUMMARY STATEMENT Responsible for student health checks and responds to medical emergencies during fire and damage control training. SUPERVISION Reports to Assistant Program Manager. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for the maintenance and readiness of first aid response gear […]

Assistant Instructor – Marine Firefighting/Damage Control Training Programs

MITAGS is seeking an Assistant Instructor – Marine Firefighting/Damage Control Training Programs for its West Coast campus! SUMMARY STATEMENT Serve as field instructor for Marine Firefighting/Damage Control Training Programs. Provides classroom instruction to students and live fire and damage control training in line with Navy curriculum and USCG approved curriculum. SUPERVISION Reports to the Program […]

MITAGS bridge simulator

What is a Bridge Simulator?

Author: Captain Christine Klimkowski, MBA, MITAGS Instructor Editors: Catie Gianelloni, NSAP® Manager, Lead Simulator Operator (East Coast) & Instructor, and Colleen Schaffer, P.E., Director of System Engineering & Coastal Engineer   A bridge or ship simulator is a system of computers, screens, hardware and software that simulates vessels, ports, weather conditions, and traffic patterns for […]

Guide to a Master of Towing License

Guide to a Master of Towing License

If you’d like to work in a short-haul towing environment among the highest officer positions, you need to earn a Master of Towing license. This license, designated by the United States Coast Guard (USCG), often meets the minimum requirements for fleeting operations. Earning a Master of Towing also reflects the time and experience you have. […]

Port of Seattle Commissioner Ryan Calkins Visits MITAGS-West

On Friday, August 6, 2021, the Port of Seattle Commissioner Ryan Calkins and members of his staff visited MITAGS-West. During their tour of our facilities, Commissioner Calkins was able to navigate (and dock) a cruise ship, tour the harbor in a Coast Guard patrol boat, and dock a ship using a Z-drive tug. Later in […]

MITAGS is a 2021 Center of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education (CoE)

On May 19th, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced the designation of 27 Centers of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education (CoE). The CoE designation recognizes community colleges and training institutions that prepare students for careers in our nation’s maritime industry. These academic institutions are located in sixteen states and one U.S. territory. MITAGS was one of six dedicated maritime training centers selected for this designation. Click the headline above to read the full story...