SUMMARY Maintain the vessels in a state of readiness to perform work for customers as needed. Perform work as directed by captain of vessel. Job includes pulling heavy lines, climbing onto and walking on barges, boats and narrow barge walkways. Deck must be hosed down and free of lines (all gear must be put away when not in use). Make up all tows, and multiple barge tows as directed by captain. Deckhands are trained to perform the following skills in addition to other skills required by the captain.
REQUIREMENTS Must possess and maintain US Coast Guard Merchant Mariners Document (MMD) or Merchant Mariners Credential (MMC). Must possess Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC). AB limited with a valid STCW endorsement is preferred. Must possess and maintain valid state driver’s license. Must possess and maintain valid passport. Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night. Willing to take call outs. Must live within 45 minutes of home port (CSX)