So what I meant by provisional was that technically that license can only be used when I am working with the YMCA. I believe the official title is OVUP 6 pack which means I can transport up to 6 paying customers under power. I got it while working at the sailing camp. Since the kids are technically paying customers, i was one of several staff members that that needed to have a coast guard license. Still had to have the correct amount of sea days (inshore). had to go through the application process, get the TWIC card and take the class, etc.
I've got to admit that's a new one on me. If you have an OUPV (operator of uninspected power vessels) I have never heard of being restricted to one employer. You said you took the course. Did you take the test?