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Position: Deckhand on Tugboat

Company: Stevens Towing Co.

Location: Yonges Island, South Carolina

DESCRIPTION:

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 20 days at a time and off of the tug for 10 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 $150/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 Employer
M/F/Disability/Veteran

 

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