Mar 24, 2021

Deckhand

$40,000 - $43,000 yearly
  • Stevens Towing Co., Inc.
  • Onboard a tug that sails the Intracoastal Waterway
Full-Time Transportation

Job Description

DECKHAND

Unless otherwise defined by applicable law, any employment relationship with STEVENS TOWING COMPANY, INC. is of an "at-will" nature, which means the employee may resign at any time and STEVENS TOWING COMPANY, INC.may discharge the employee at any time with or without cause.


Stevens Towing Company, Inc has an job opening for the position of  deckhand.  This position requires one to be away from home for approximately 28 days at a time and off of the tug for 14 days. This is not a position where you would come to work in the mornings and go home in the evenings.  You are required to stay on the tug.  


Deckhands are responsible for keeping the non-engineering areas of the vessel in good condition by performing maintenance chores, such as repairing lines, chipping rust, painting and cleaning decks, cooking, cleaning the galley, cleaning the head, and other areas. They also maintain and operate deck equipment when docking or departing along with helping load and unload cargo.

Deckhands stand watch and help to look out for other vessels and obstructions.
Other responsibilities include lashing barges together into tow units, inspecting them periodically, and disconnecting them when the destination is reached.

Deckhands should expect to work twelve (12) hours in a twenty-four (24) hour period, rotating from a six (6) hour period of work to a six (6) hour period of rest. Deckhands are compensated at $170/day.

All crew members are required to participate in random drug screens as a condition of employment. 

Upon reaching eligibility one may enroll in great company benefits consisting of group medical and dental, term life, short term disability, 401(k), paid vacations and major holidays.

Stevens Towing Company, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity At-Will EmployerM/F/Disability/Veteran

States

FL, GA, NC, SC

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

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Job Requirements

Must have a maritime background and a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Card issued by Homeland Security), First Aid & CPR certifications and a valid driver's license.

Required to learn safety rules and become familiar with proper usage of safety equipment. Required to comply with all Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations and Procedures at all times under the direction of Stevens Towing Company, Inc.’s safety policies.

Mariner applicants must be found fit for duty per United States Coast Guard or International mariner physical fitness requirements for employment. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact Human Resources at Stevens Towing Co., Inc.    


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