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Ferry Crewmember-99

Company: U.S. Facilities, Inc.
Location: Surry
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

U.S. Facilities, Inc, a consolidated building maintenance services company, is seeking Ferry Crewmembers in Surry, VA. The Ferry Crewmember shall serve as a member of a ferry boat crew, providing assistance in loading and unloading the vessel with vehicles; maintaining a safe and secure environment throughout the loading, underway, and unloading processes; and adhering to all U.S. Coast Guard and VDOT regulations while representing VDOT and U.S. Facilities in a positive manner.

Core Responsibilities:

Direct vehicles and passengers to the proper location with clearly understood signals during loading and unloading operations
Ensure proper spacing between vehicles, allowing for safe egress of passengers
Properly chock first and last vehicle in each lane
Provide information and assistance to passengers
Properly handle vessel lines as required
Correctly stand lookout watch when required
Properly patrol decks and ensure compliance with safety and health regulations
Ensure cleanliness of assigned areas and empty trash
Serve as emergency Helmsmen
Perform other duties as assigned to maintain the safety, cleanliness, and orderliness of the vessel
Be alert to security violations and suspicious behavior
Respond appropriately to emergency situations
Perform security sweeps of the vessel between unloading and loading to ensure passenger access areas are clear of passengers and vehicles at the end of each passage
Any other duties assigned by a supervisor or Project Manager.


Demonstrate and routinely practice safety behaviors as a condition of employment
Report all safety accidents, incidents, and/or concerns appropriately and in a timely manner
Commit to being a trusted steward of public resources
Act with integrity in all interactions and relationships in the work environment
Report to work on time and prepared to work
Maintain communications with supervisor
Keep abreast of weather forecasts for duty readiness in reporting
Be prepared to operate appropriate equipment in all kinds of weather conditions

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience performing manual labor with a variety of hand tools
Experience participating in and performing emergency response activities
Ability to communicate with co-workers and the public effectively and courteously
Knowledge of seamanship, line handling, and marine terminology
Valid driver's license
All new hires are required to get a Merchant Marine Credential - endorsed as AB or QMED within two (2) years of the date of hire
High school diploma or GED preferred; equivalent experience or training may substitute for education

Preferred Qualifications:

Merchant Marine Credentials, any endorsement

Other Requirements:

References and verification of work history
DMV records check
Fingerprint-based criminal history records check
Drug screening


No credential: Minimum $29,848; Maximum - $37,310
Able Bodied Seaman credential: Minimum - $33,322; Maximum - $41,652
QMED (Qualified Member of the Engine Department) Minimum - $33,892; Maximum $42,365

U.S. Facilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

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