Stevens Towing Company, Inc has an immediate job opening for the position of Inland Tugboat Deckhand. Rotations vary for each of Stevens 13 inland tugs. Example: 30 days on / 15 days off, 20 on / 10 off, 14 on / 7 off.
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 and crew change expenses are paid by Stevens.
* Note: deckhand pay is $170 / day (and can go as high as $185/day, depending on MMC endorsements)
All crew members are required to participate in random drug screens as a condition of employment.
Upon reaching eligibility (one month of full-time employment) 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.
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.
Stevens Towing Company, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity At-Will Employer.
Apply here: http://stevenstowing.companycareersite.com