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Able Bodied Seaman (AB)

Shipboard Officer / Personnel / Crew
Employment type
Full Time

Must possess a Merchant Mariner Credential with AB-Unlimited endorsement, a current Medical Certificate and a valid TWIC card.


Under the direction of the Mate on watch, the AB is responsible for assisting with supervising the deck crew.
  Assists in loading and unloading the ship as well as performing deck maintenance and other projects as required.
  The AB can expect to live aboard the ship and stand a 4 hour watch, twice a day, 7 days per week from mid-June to September.
23 per hour with OT rate of $40.
  AB applicants have the opportunity to work the entire 2019 season (mid-May to mid-Oct) if willing to work as an Ordinary Seaman (OS) for 11 weeks of the season at a rate of $21.
86 per hour with OT rate of $32.
  Eligible for health/dental benefits and 401K after 90 day probationary period.

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Lake Michigan Carferry


701 Maritime Drive P.O. Box 708
Ludington, MI, 49431 USA