Careers

Deckhand

Duties and Responsibilities

Good work ethics and positive attitude.

Good personal hygiene and willingness to maintain work and living areas neat and clean.

Performs any combination of following duties aboard watercraft: Handles lines to moor vessel to wharves, tie up vessel to another vessel, or rig towing lines.

Sweeps and washes decks, using broom, brushes, mops, and firehose.

Stands steering watches or lookout watches while underway.

Loads material on barges.

Paints lifeboats, decks, and superstructure of vessel, using brush.

Lubricates machinery and equipment.

Splices and repairs cables and ropes, using hand tools.

Examines cables that holds vessels in tow and tightens cables to ensure vessels are snug.

 

Qualifications

High school diploma or GED.

Performance driven.  Always striving to do your best.

Safety conscious.  Making safety a top priority for yourself and your co-workers.

Resourceful.  Always looking for opportunities and growing new business.

Honest.  Must value doing things right and being respectful in all communication with others.

 

Physical requirements

Able to climb ladders and stairs and lift up to 100lbs

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time.

The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and climb or balance.

The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision and depth perception.