Deckhand Job in Vicksburg, Mississippi – Department of the Army

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Deckhand – Vicksburg, Mississippi
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army
Job ID: 54290
Start Date: 02/21/2019
End Date: 02/27/2019

Qualification Summary
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Disabled Veteran w/ a Service-Connected Disability, More than 10%, Less than 30%Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPeople with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrantReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 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 which is described as conducting channel patrol activities, outboard motor operation, securing, fastening, hooking, and unhooking floating plant; operating and/or utilizing deck equipment such as small tow-line winch, capstans, winch-counted timber heads, and ratchets in tightening and securing lines and floating plant, deck equipment repair, driving trucks or other vehicles, general maintenance and housekeeping. without more than normal supervision. without more than normal supervision. – 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)Dexterity and SafetyReliability and Dependability as a DeckhandWork Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order) Physical Effort:Deckhand assignments require heavy physical effort frequently requiring walking, climbing, working in cramped and tiring positions and lifting and carrying items weighing over 50 pounds. Motor Vehicle operation assignments involve moderate physical effort required in operation of the vehicle in reaching, banding, turning, or moving hands, arms, feet, and legs to operate hand and foot controls. Moderate physical effort is frequently required in handling objects weighing up to 20 pounds and the occasional handling of objects weighing over 50 pounds while loading and unloading cargo
Working Conditions:Deckhand assignments require, working on steel docks of barges, towboats, and dredges where the incumbent is exposed to all types of weather conditions, temperature extremes, potential of falling overboard and drowning, and potential of bruises and broken bones when working in industrial type operations.
Motor vehicle assignments require working outside with occasional exposure to bad weather while loading and unloading vehicles. Is subject to cuts, bruises, drowning, and broke bones as a result of accidents while driving or when loading and unloading vehicles. Is exposed to the possibility of serious accidents while driving in all types of traffic and weather.

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