Transport & Maintenance Manager

We can’t do what we do without our vehicles, and we need a team of “there’s no job too big or too small” people to make the Mercy Ships mission possible.




Min. 2 Years

About this Role

The Transport & Maintenance Manager carries primary responsibility for coordinating the use, maintenance, and general upkeep of ship’s vehicles, the maintenance and up-keep of shore facilities and equipment, and helping to set up & pack down each field service. As we work in challenging environments and live in a port, there is no shortage of thinking creatively to solve problems, and getting your hands dirty occasionally, too.

This position may qualify for a family cabin. If you have school-age children, learn more about Mercy Ships Academy.

What You Will Contribute

• Supervise the Transport & Maintenance team, including a Vehicle Mechanic, Maintenance Technicians, and Day Crew

• Design and organize appropriate driver training, and orient all ship’s drivers to traffic laws and specific situations pertaining to each country that we enter

• Maintain overall responsibility for vehicle and equipment usage, including the safe operation and usage of the vehicles, equipment and shore facilities

• Prepare legal documents for all ships vehicles and make recommendations regarding disposition and acquisition of vehicles and equipment

• Manage and coordinate the prioritization of maintenance of shore facilities and equipment

For This Role, You Will Need

• Successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding program

• Experience in a supervisory capacity, preferably in building maintenance and fleet management

• An understanding of vehicle, facilities, equipment maintenance, and civil engineering

• Conversant in French is beneficial

• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

• Ability to write routine reports, correspondence and financial reports in clear English

Full job description available upon request.