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Ferry Crew Member I - Entry-Level!

Shipboard Officer / Personnel / Crew
$31,200 - $44,509
Employment type
Full Time
Government Employee
Education & Experience
  • US Coast Guard Ordinary Seaman Certificate.
  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card.
  • Merchant Mariners Certificate (MMC).
How to Apply
You MUST apply at by Feb 3, 2023 at midnight EST to be considered.
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NEW HIGHER PAY: $31,200 - $44,509
The Challenge
We are looking for a ferry crew member to join our Ocracoke Ferry Operations team.
In this role you will
  • Work onboard NCDOT ferries - U.S. Coast Guard certified vessels under the supervision of an Able Bodied Seaman and Ferry Master directing, loading and unloading of passengers and vehicles off and on the ferries.
  • Maintain deck and electrical/mechanical equipment and passenger facilities.
  • Enforce safety and security regulations by the U.S. Coast Guard regulations.  
  • Perform shore duties and all other duties.
  • Work a 7 days on and 7 days off schedule.
What You Bring
  • Basic seamanship knowledge and terms, such as marlinspike, helm commands, and shipboard terms.
  • Basic firefighting principles about different classes of fires, how to extinguish them, and proper fire hose handling techniques.
  • Experience launching/operating a rescue boat and recovering an unconscious person from the water.
  • Experience in personal survival techniques and personal safety/social responsibility.
  • Knowledge of the proper technique for removing a 50-pound fire extinguisher from the bracket, carrying to fire, and properly discharging to extinguish the fire.
Call me: Amy Jordan at (252) 423-5125.
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NC Department of Transportation Ferry Division

NC Department of Transportation Ferry Division

We are leading the nation's move to smart transportation. With over 11,000 employees and an annual budget of $5.6B we are designing, managing, and innovating the state's highways, ferries, airports, railroads and bike/pedestrian paths. We have great people, great benefits, and great jobs. Join Us!

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For general information about careers at: NC Department of Transportation Ferry Division contact
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Raleigh, NC, 27601 USA


1 S Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC, 27601 USA

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