Deckhand Derrickboat

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army

Louisville, KY - Jun 19, 2022 via USAJobs


About the Position: Serves as a deckhand on both large and small tow boats and derrickboats assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineer District, Huntington, WV with duty location in Louisville, KY or Pittsburg, PA.

This position is under the command of the Regional Rivers Repair Fleet in the Huntington District.

Louisville, KY salary range $22.45-26.18 Pittsburg, PA salary range $22.34-26.06 Who May Apply: US Citizens Position may be filled as a temporary appointment NTE One Year.

Temporary appointments may be extended up to a maximum of three years.

The initial cut-off for referral consideration is 5 January 2022; applications received by this date will have the first opportunity for review.

Applications received after this date will be considered as additional vacancies become available.

Period of Eligibility: Your application package will remain active for 3 months from the date it is received.

Unless deactivated due to selection or lost consideration, your application will expire at the end of the 3 month period.

To receive further consideration, you must submit a new application package.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

There is no specific length of training or experience required.

However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a(n) Deckhand Derrickboat~ without more than normal supervision.

Make minor repairs of machinery, handles roping for towing, utilizes various tools, and prepares paint surfaces to be painted.

Operates small boats.

Keeps lines, tools, paint brushes, etc.

clean and in proper places.- Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.

Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc.

(related to mobile equipment operation)Ability To Operate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle)Operation of Motor VehiclesReliability and Dependability as a DeckhandWork Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order) Physical Effort: Exerts physical effort in doing such task as frequently lifting and moving objects weighing approximately 50 pounds.

Working Conditions: Works inside and outside in all types of weather and temperatures; works near moving machinery and swinging objects; is in danger of falling on a wet and/or slippery surfaces and of being snagged by ropes and cables; does heavy lifting, pulling, pushing, etc., frequently; and is in danger of drowning.


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