As authorized by the Connecticut General Statute Sec 15-13, the Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Transportation is soliciting applications from qualified mariners interested in receiving a marine pilot license from the State of Connecticut to work on the Connecticut side of the Joint Rotation of Pilots. Application packages are to include the following information with documented proof:
Social Security Number
Date of birth
Most recent physical examination; date and copy (see Connecticut Regulations Sec 15-15a-10)
Educational History (names of school and years graduated)
Federal License held (grade and date)
Endorsements to Federal license (copies)
Training Certificates held (copies)
Transportation Workers Identification Card certification.
Pilotage Experience in the waters of Block Island Sound, Long Island Sound, the boundary waters of the states of Connecticut and New York and all ports and terminals thereon including docking experience (dates and trip routes, names and size of vessels, name and location of port facility)
Additional Pilotage Experience (outside of the waters described above).
Contact information (mailing address, e-mail address, telephone, fax, etc).
Failure to submit all documents required will disqualify the applicant from consideration. Applicants will be required to take a written examination on a date, time and place to be determined as part of the application process. Applications will be reviewed, scored and ranked based on criteria established by the Connecticut Pilot Commission including the written examination. Leading applicants will be interviewed at a date and time to be determined as part of the selection process.
Applications will be accepted at the Department until close of business Wednesday, February 10, 2010. The mailing address is:
Connecticut Department of Transportation
c/o Transportation Maritime Manager
2800 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, CT 06 131