for people interested in the Cruise Ship Professional Development and STCW
Basic Safety Training Programs have been sent out, and a launch date of Jan.
16, 2012 for the new programs has been set, according to Renee Marazon, CEO of
The Maritime Academy of Toledo Foundation.
The Maritime Foundation received a $25,000 grant from First Energy’s Economic
Development Fund through City of Toledo Mayor Michael P. Bell’s administration.
past six weeks we received over 100 requests for information about the two new
programs,” Marazon said in a Maritime Foundation press release. “We completed
our development of the qualification and application process. We have met with
The Source of Lucas County so they can help recruit potential applicants. Last
week we completed the process of getting out applications to 115 interested
applications are submitted, they will go through a review process by committee
at The Maritime Foundation.
process will pay close attention to work history and occupational assessment,
as well as lifestyle. Additionally, because we live in a post-9/11 world, and
these are jobs in the maritime industry, there is a detailed background check,
as well as drug and physical tests,” said Lt. Cmdr. Daniel Kleiboemer, who was
recently hired as the director of The Maritime Academy of Toledo Foundation.
for the Cruise Ship Professional Development and STCW Basic Safety Training
Programs will be limited to 20 candidates. Kleiboemer says he will accept 25
applicants for the first class with the possibility that some may drop out. The
two-week training program will start Jan. 16. 2012 and will be held at the Maritime
Technical and Education Center at the academy, located at 803 Water St.
Foundation says it is still accepting applications for the January 2012 class
and for future classes. For more information on the two new training programs call
Lt. Cmdr. Kleiboemer at 419-244-9999 or log on to www.themaritimefoundation.us.