995 CMR 2.07 - Applicants for Pilot Candidate Training

Current through Register 1466, April 1, 2022

(1) The Commissioners will consider and will interview only those applicants for Pilot Candidate Training who have:
(a) filed a written application with the Commissioners in the form annexed hereto as Exhibit B (as incorporated by reference in 995 CMR 2.00, with an original filed in the Regulations Division of the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth with copies available at the offices of the Pilot Commissioners: District One) duly completed and signed;
(b) furnished documentary proof that they are 21 years of age or older;
(c) furnished documentary proof that they are citizens of the United States of America;
(d) furnished documentary proof of having successfully completed 12 years of formal education or the equivalent satisfactory to the Commissioners;
(e) proved to the satisfaction of the Commissioners that they are fluent in the English language;
(f) completed and furnished the medical questionnaire annexed hereto as Exhibit C (as incorporated by reference in 995 CMR 2.00, with an original filed in the Regulations Division of the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth with copies available at the offices of the Pilot Commissioners: District One);
(g) obtained from a medical doctor licensed and qualified to practice in the United States a written medical report not less extensive than that required by the form annexed hereto as Exhibit D, U.S. Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Coast Guard/CG-719K Rev. (01-09) (as incorporated by reference in 995 CMR 2.00, with an original filed in the Regulations Division of the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth with copies available at the offices of the Pilot Commissioners: District One);
(h) proved to the satisfaction of the Commissioners that the candidate is in good physical and not under treatment for mental health issues;
(i) furnished documentary proof that they have satisfactory maritime experience as required by 995 CMR 2.10;
(j) furnished documentary proof that they hold current and unrestricted Merchant Marine Credential as required by 995 CMR 2.12(1);
(k) made payment of a nonrefundable application fee in the amount of $100.00 payable to the Commissioners;
(l) All candidates will be subject to Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) screening in accordance with 803 CMR 2.00: Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) .
(2) Upon completion to the satisfaction of the Commissioners of the requirement of 995 CMR 2.07(1) and 2.10, the Commissioners will forward to the Boston Pilots all applications for review and recommendation. Said pilot review not to exceed 30 days.
(3) Upon completion to the satisfaction of the Commissioners of the requirements of 995 CMR 2.07(1) and 2.07(2) the Commissioners will notify applicants who are to be considered for Pilot Candidate training in writing of the date, time and place at which they will be interviewed by the Commissioners.
(4) Subsequent to the interview referred to in 995 CMR 2.07(3), the Commissioners will notify the final applicant in writing that the Commissioners have determined that the individual does satisfy all requirements and is judged competent for Pilot Candidate Training. The Commissioners will then seek the required approval of the Trustees of the Boston Marine Society.
(5) If the approval of the Trustees is received by the Commissioners in respect to any individual who has satisfied the Commissioners in respect to the requirements of 995 CMR 2.07 and 2.10, and if the Commissioners determine that an additional Pilot Candidate Training Commission is required, the Commissioners shall authorize such training.

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995 CMR 2.07
Amended by Mass Register Issue 1378, eff. 11/16/2018.

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