995 CMR 2.08 - Applicants for Warrant Pilot Commission

Current through Register 1466, April 1, 2022

(1) The Commissioners will consider, and will interview and examine, only those applicants for a Commission of Warrant Pilot 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 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 citizens of the United States of America and residents of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts;
(c) furnished documentary proof of having successfully completed 12 years of formal education or the equivalent satisfactory to the Commissioners;
(d) proved to the satisfaction of the Commissioners that they are fluent in the English language;
(e) completed and furnished the medical questionnaire as incorporated by reference in 995 CMR 2.00 as Exhibit C (as incorporated by reference herein, 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);
(f) 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 (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), U.S. Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Coast Guard/CG-719K (latest revision accept by U.S. Coast Guard);
(g) proved to the satisfaction of the Commissioners that they are in good physical and mental health;
(h) furnished documentary proof that they have satisfactory maritime experience as required by 995 CMR 2.10;
(i) furnished documentary proof that they hold current and unrestricted Merchant Mariner Credential as required by 995 CMR 2.12;
(j) furnished documentary proof that they have satisfactorily completed Candidate Training as required by 995 CMR 2.17; and
(k) furnish to the Commissioners written evidence that they have:
1.satisfactorily completed at least one year of service as a trainee with the Boston Pilots as required by 995 CMR 2.17; and
2.have received written reports of performance as a trainee from at least a majority of the then Commissioned Pilots in District One certifying that they have observed said trainee, have assisted in training said trainee, and have a professional belief that said trainee is competent, professional and suited by training and temperament to furnish prompt and safe Pilotage Services.
(2) Upon completion to the satisfaction of the Commissioners of the requirements of 995 CMR 2.08(1), 2.10, 2.12 and 2.17, the Commissioners will notify each applicant in writing of the date, time and place at which they will be examined by the Commissioners pursuant to 995 CMR 2.11.
(3) Subsequent to the examination referred to in 995 CMR 2.08(2), the Commissioners will notify each applicant in writing whether the Commissioners have determined that the individual satisfies all requirements and is judged competent for issuance of a Warrant Pilot Commission, and whether the Commissioners will seek approval of the Trustees for issuance to said individual of a Warrant Pilot Commission.
(4) 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 2.08 and 2.11, and if the Commissioners determine that an additional Warrant Pilot Commission is required, the Commissioners shall prepare and deliver to said individual a Warrant Pilot Commission.
(5) An application filed pursuant to 995 CMR 2.08 shall lapse and become invalid and not effective one year after the date on which it is filed with the Commissioners.

Notes

995 CMR 2.08
Amended by Mass Register Issue 1378, eff. 11/16/2018.

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