City of Tampa

Marina Coordinator (#104200) 031

$30.81-$43.85 Hourly / $5,340.40-$7,600.67 Monthly / $64,084.80-$91,208.00 Yearly


This is responsible supervisory and administrative work in the coordination of City of Tampa marinas and dock facilities.  Bargaining unit position.

Nature Of Work

Under general supervision, an employee in this class is responsible for performing work involving the operation and maintenance of two municipal marinas and remotely located transient docks. Work is of more than average difficulty and requires considerable initiative and independent judgement when supervising subordinate employees. An employee in this class also reviews and monitors Environmental Policies Council and Department of Environmental Protection requirements to ensure City of Tampa personnel comply with all rules and regulations and examines City of Tampa Marina operation permits for continued compliance. This position requires extensive customer contact with marina users, the boating public and various vendors. Tact and courtesy are required when dealing with the general public. The position requires work in inclement weather including high humidity, extreme heat, and rain as well as work on weekends and holidays. Work is reviewed through observation, reports submitted, and results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Develops, maintains, and revises the marina’s Florida Clean Marina certification as mandated by law; monitors daily check of leak alarm system; performs monthly fuel tank inspections and documents findings; maintains and updates hurricane plans for the marinas; implements and adheres to Federal Spill Control Containment policies and procedures.

Monitors all municipal transient docks including maintenance and fee transactions; is responsible for enacting slip permits, transient slip rentals, waiting lists, vessel inspections, logs for nightly slip usage, special event reservations lists, key and utility deposits as well as the maintenance of permanent records for these activities.

Operates electronic-computerized fuel system and cash register; prepares and submits closing summary reports weekly to the parks and recreation accounting division; balances all sales transactions involving cash, check and credit card activities relating to the marinas.

Responsible for bid specifications, purchase orders, inventorying, restocking, ordering and maintaining purchases of marine fuels, oil, spill containment and cleanup materials and any retail stock.

Supervises employees engaged in the upkeep and maintenance of all marina buildings and grounds; monitors and approves/disapproves boats moored in the seaplane basin; performs minor repairs of docks.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Considerable knowledge of: practices relevant to the administration of a municipal marina, marine customs and nautical terms, particularly those pertaining to the Tampa Bay area.

Some Knowledge of: Federal, State, and local regulations pertaining to vessels and waterways.

Ability to: plan, organize, supervise and direct the work of subordinates engaged in the operation and maintenance of City of Tampa marinas and dock facilities; swim; establish and maintain working relationships with the general public and fellow employees.

Skill in: handling boats.

Minimum Qualifications

An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of experience in marina operations; or a high school diploma and five (5) years of experience in marina operations; and six (6) months as a lead worker and retail sales experience.

Licenses or Certifications

Marina Manager or Dock Master Certification is desirable or obtainable within two (2) years of employment.


Possession of a valid Florida driver's license required.


Employees may be required to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.

CLASS: 104200; EST: 8/13/2013; REV: 3/1/2021;