High School - The Center for Houston`s Future

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Stephen F. Austin High School
Port of Houston Maritime Academy
Principal Jorge Arredondo
Human Capital Development Symposium
George R. Brown Convention Center
February 10, 2012
Why have a Maritime Academy?
• The world’s oceans connect us
• They are essential to global commerce and our
way of life
• 80% of the world’s people live near a coast
• 90% of our commerce moves by sea
• 70% of the planet is covered by water
Why start a high school program?
• The Port of Houston is
located 3 miles away and…
• 1.5 million jobs generated
annually in the U.S.,
785,000 in Texas
• 7,700 ships,150,000 barges
call yearly
• $285 billion of annual
economic activity in the U.S.,
$118 billion in Texas
• $16.2 billion in tax revenue
nationwide, $3.7 billion in
state & local tax revenue
Who are the Maritime
Academy Partners?
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Port of Houston Authority
Houston Pilots Association
Houston Harbor Tugboat Operators
West Gulf Maritime Association
Houston Independent School District
Houston End Chamber of Commerce
Houston Maritime Museum
Houston Community College
San Jacinto College District
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Texas Southern University
Texas Waterway Association
Port of Houston
Maritime Academy
Objective
• Structured to provide knowledge about
the Maritime, Transportation and Logistics
Industries.
• Demonstrate the career opportunities
available to high school students.
Program Benefits
• Dual Course Opportunities
• Field Trips/Site Experiences
• Maritime Industry Guest speakers
• Internship Opportunities
• College Scholarship Opportunities
Maritime Academy
• Maritime Academy at
Stephen F. Austin and Jack
Yates High Schools
• Over 450 students are now
enrolled
• Preparing the future
workforce for:
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Maritime
Offshore Energy
Inland Transportation
Logistics
Maritime Academy
Interactive Activities
• School-Based Learning Laboratory
• Hands-on Exposure
• Mentor Program
• Equipment and Displays
• Field Trips
• Industry experts
• Technology/Computer Simulation
• Sea Scouts
• Other Instructional Resources
Advanced/Post-Secondary Education
• Partnering with Texas
Southern University &
Houston Community
College
• Maritime Transportation
Management and Security
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Addresses three priorities:
• Logistics/Freight,
• Security
• Environment
U.S. Agencies Involvement
• U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)
• Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
• Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
• Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
• U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
• Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)
• Maritime Administration (MARAD)
Jobs at the Port of Houston
Accountant
Administrative Assistant
Admiralty Attorney
Auditor
Accounts Receivable/Payable
Assistant
Accounts Receivable/Payable
Assistant
Economic Analyst
Field Engineer
Purchasing Agent
Electrical Engineer
Financial Analyst
Electrician
Fireboat Hoseman
Quality Control
Analyst
First Mate
Fireman
Foreman
Maintenance
General Counsel
Maritime Academy
Manager
Human Resources
Marketing
Manager
Administrative Assistant
INE Technician
Architect
Inspector
Assistant Credit Manager
Intermediate Clerk
Master Data
Coordinator
Channel Development
Manager
Intern
Master Scheduler
Materials Manager
Community Relations
Inventory
Coordinator
Computer System
Programmer
ISO Document
Control Coordinator
Container Operations
Manager
IT Technician
Cook
Landscaper
Corporate Communications
Lineman
Crane Operator
Longshoreman
Credit and Billing Manager
Lab Tech
Mechanic
Pipeline Public
Awareness Officer
Pipeline Inspector
Rail Car Operator
Raw Material
Purchaser
Real Estate Specialist
Receptionist
Records Management
Specialist
Reproduction
Operator
Risk Management
Officer
Safety Manager
Sample Coordinator
Security Officer
Pipeline Technician
Senior Clerk
Senior Payroll
Specialist
Shift Coordinator
Mail Clerk
Plant Manager
Police Officer
Production
Chemist
Credit and Collection
Assistant
Environmental Affairs
Manager
Production
Engineer
Ship Pilot
CRT Operator
Environmental
Consultant
Production
Facilitator
Site Accountant
Customer Service
Representative
Event Planner
Production
Operator
Data Analyst
Facility Security
Officer
Customer Account Analyst
Dredge Boat Operator
Executive Director
Production Trainer
Project Manager
Public Relations
Ship Captain
Shipping Coordinator
Special Projects
Manager
Stevedore
Strategic Planning
Transportation Clerk
Transportation
Specialist
Truck Driver
Truck Loader
Utility Worker
Vessel Services
Supervisor
Warehouse
Manager
Warehouse
Operator
Welder
Wharf Supervisor
Logistics Careers
• Logistics planning and analysis
• Transportation management
• Warehouse operations management
• Inventory planning and control
• Purchasing and materials management
• International logistics management
Maritime Industry
• Regulatory Agencies
• Port Operations
• Inland Tug & Barge Operators
• Deep Sea Liner Services
• Warehousing & Logistics
• Freight Forwarding
Career Opportunities
• Stevedore
• Tankerman
• Deckhand
• Warehouseman
• Customs Broker
• Shipping Agent
• Police, Security & Maintenance
Advanced Career Opportunities
• U.S. Coast Guard
• U.S. Navy
• U.S. Customs
• U.S. Department of Agriculture
• Tugboat Captain
• Deep Sea Captain
• Vessel Boarding Agent
A Career at Sea?
• Would you like a career where:
– you are paid while you learn
– you get the chance to travel the
world at someone else's expense
– time off is measured in weeks and
months
- not just days
– your days are challenging and
rewarding
– you can quickly gain responsibility
and a salary to match
– there is a lifetime of personal
development opportunities
Additional Careers
• Diesel Mechanic
• Hydraulic Mechanic
• Coastal Management
• Crane & Equipment
Operators
• Computer Programmers
Austin’s Maritime Academy
Austin’s Maritime Academy
Thank you!

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