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Ferry Oiler

Vessel Operations
$15.60 - $24.03 / hour
Employment type
Full Time
Consultant / Freelance
What You Bring
  • Knowledge of US Coast Guard rules and regulations on occupational hazards and safety precautions for engine room work aboard ferries.
  • Knowledge of the marine engine room.
  • Skills required to maintain constant awareness of engines, generators, and switchboard conditions.
  • Knowledge of the proper use of hand tools and gauges.
Education & Experience
You must possess a:
  • Valid U.S. Coast Guard Oiler Certificate
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential Card (TWIC)
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:
A copy of valid MMC and TWIC card must be presented at your interview.
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The Challenge
We are looking for a Ferry Oiler to help with our Hatteras Ferry Operations team for the Summer season.
In this role you will:
  • Assist the Ferry Chief Engineer in the operation and maintenance of engines and equipment on one of the largest ferry fleets in North America.
  • Inspect, operate, and maintain all engines and auxiliary equipment while the vessel is underway.
  • Perform minor and preventive maintenance while underway and assisting major motor overhauls while dry-docked.
  • Follow all safety and Homeland Security rules and regulations.  
Your work will be performed under direct observation for safe and efficient operation of all equipment.
Your work shift will be 7 days on and 7 days off.
Free housing in NCDOT dorms is available on a first come, first serve basis!

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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!

Founded in 1972
For general information about careers at: NC Department of Transportation Ferry Division contact
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Workforce Development Specialist
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Work :919.707.4436
1 S Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC, 27601 USA


1 S Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC, 27601 USA

HR Technician
Work Phone : (252) 423-5125
59063 NC-12
Hatteras, NC, 27943 US