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Ordinary Seaman

Job ID: 106930
Location: USA Cape May
Salary: 20.57 per Hour
Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Entry Level
Company: Delaware River and Bay Authority
Contact: Gregory T. Chambers
Address: PO Box 71
New Castle, DE 19720
USA
Phone: 302-571-6387
Fax: 302-571-6420
URL: http://www.drba.net

Job Description
ORDINARY SEAMAN
Location: Cape May, NJ
Salary: $20.57 per hour
Opening Date: August 7th, 2014 Closing Date: September 5th, 2014
I. POSITION SUMMARY
The Ordinary Seaman is responsible for the operation and upkeep of all vessels and related
equipment in accordance with the Captain's and/or Pilot's, Boatswain's instructions. This
position is a bargaining unit position that is represented by the Marine Engineers’ Beneficial
Association (MEBA).
II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
? Maintaining vessel cleanliness: hosing, buffing, swabbing, vacuuming, sweeping and
scrubbing the vessel, cleaning rest rooms, trash removal from vessel on every arrival,
cleaning and polishing brass/stainless surfaces/windows, monitoring of AV/PA
equipment for quality, volume and clarity
? Monitoring of passenger access/egress areas for safety and integrity as well as
operating ramps and gangways, handling mooring lines either manually or by
power, as needed to facilitate getting underway or securing the vessel
? Maintaining safety equipment and demonstrating use of safety equipment as required
and deploying lifesaving/evacuation equipment as necessary
? Maintaining a proper lookout, conducting watchman tour, steering the vessel
? Parking and unloading the vehicles when on board, securing the chains, nets and
vehicle wheels
? Taking on flushing and potable water, handling hoses and fittings as needed,
sounding the vessel's voids to inspect for level of water and presence of fuel leaks
? Assisting passengers in making their transit safe and enjoyable and providing
information to the public as requested for purposes of travel or visitation/history of
Authority facilities, may lead and/or participate in special activities of an
informational/educational/recreational nature for the public while underway
? Changing and restoring deck lighting, removing and installing lavatory equipment,
assists in splicing of rope and wire, painting vessel
? Snow removal and salting to maintain safe footing aboard the vessel
? Operating fork lift, front end loader, manlift
? Attending classes on First Aid, CPR and Fire Fighting
III. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
? Ability to traverse inclined and vertical ladders and ramps
? Confidence and ability to work with and around rotating machinery, and close to the
water's edge
? Knowledge and ability to use effectively all forms of lifesaving and firefighting
equipment
IV. REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
? High school diploma or equivalent or equivalent experience
V. LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, AND/OR CERTIFICATES
? Valid driver’s license
? Valid USCG Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC), AB endorsement preferred
? Valid Transportation Worker Identity Card (TWIC)
VI. OTHER REQUIREMENTS
? Subject to a background investigation
? Subject to a pre-employment physical
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Interested applicants may submit a resume or apply online to:
Delaware River and Bay Authority
www.drba.net
 
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