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Ferry Crew Member I

Shipboard Officer / Personnel / Crew
Employment type
Full Time
Entry level
What You Bring
  • Basic seamanship knowledge and terms, such as marlinspike, helm commands and shipboard terms.
  • Basic firefighting principles about different classes of fires and how to extinguish them, proper fire hose handling techniques.
  • Experience launching and operating of 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 lbs fire extinguisher from the bracket, carrying to fire, and properly discharging to extinguish the fire.
  • Valid Merchant Mariners Certificate (MMC).
  • Valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card.
To learn more and get your Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card go to:
To learn more and get your Merchant Mariners Certificate (MMC) go to:
Education & Experience
  • US Coast Guard Ordinary Seaman Certificate.
  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card.
A copy of valid MMC and TWIC card must be uploaded/attached with your application and presented at your interview.
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The Challenge
NCDOT Ferry is now hiring temporary Ferry Crew Members for our summer season in our Hatteras Ferry operations.
In this role, you will:
  • Work on board 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 - 7 days off schedule.
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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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Work Phone : (252) 423-5125
59063 NC-12
Hatteras, NC, 27943 US