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Hourly Ferry Crew Member

Company: Virginia Department of Transportation
Location: Surry
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Closing Date Extended Title: Hourly Ferry Crew Member Hiring Range: $15.48 - $25.15 Pay Band: 2 Agency: VA Dept of Transportation Location: Jamestown Scotland Ferry Agency Website: Recruitment Type: General Public - G Job Duties This is an hourly/wage position and is limited to 1500 hours to average up to 29 hours per week within a 12-month period (effective from the first date of employment). This position does not include the state benefit package.

Consider working for the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Hampton Roads District, Jamestown Scotland Ferry in Surry County. We are seeking individuals interested in joining our team to serve as members of a ferry boat crew adhering to all US Coast Guard and VDOT regulations while representing VDOT in a positive manner. This position serves as a crew member of a ferry boat of more than 100 feet on state inland waterways. Duties are routine and manual labor, and supervision will be provided by the Ferry Captain, or other licensed position depending on assignment.

As a part time Ferry Crew Member, you will: -Assist in loading, blocking, and unloading vehicles.
- Oil, lubricate, service vessel, and clean machinery and moving parts in accordance with requirements.
- Perform manual custodial work and painting.
- Patrol the ferry deck to ensure safe and orderly conduct of passengers.

VDOT is an emergency response agency and this position is the core of this requirement, therefore you will work outside of normal work hours during emergency operations, which may include but are not limited to, inclement weather, disaster response, and emergency operations in accordance with DPM 1-27, Staffing for Emergency Events. Minimum Qualifications for the position include: - The ability to perform manual labor with a variety of hand tools.
- The ability to participate in and perform emergency response activities.
- The ability to maintain customer focus, by communicating with co-workers and the public.
- Basic knowledge of seamanship, line-handling and marine terminology.
- Possessing a current and valid driver--s license.
- The ability to obtain a Merchant Mariner Credential -- endorsed as AB or QMED within two (2) years of hire date. Preferred Qualifications for the position include: - Holding a Merchant Mariner Credential endorsed as AB, QMED, or higher qualification.
- A high school diploma or GED or equivalent experience or training.
- Holding a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC).
- Holding a First Aid and CPR certification.
- Holding a Emergency Helmsman certification. Special Instructions: You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or r-- -sum-- - is submitted successfully. Please refer to -- Your Application-- in your account to check the status of your application for this position. If selected as a finalist, you will undergo:
- References and verification of work history.
- DMV Records Check. Valid driver--s license required.
- Pre-employment physical and drug screen. Random drug screening is performed throughout employment in this position.
- Fingerprint-based criminal history records check.

Other special requirements:
- A TWIC card is required within thirty (30) days of employment.
- Wearing of safety shoes is required.

Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment. State applications and/or resumes will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the state applicant tracking system, Recruitment Management System (RMS). State applications and/or resumes submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.

Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application and/or an uploaded resume to be considered for this position. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided in the application and/or resume. The state application tracking system will provide a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or resume is submitted successfully. Please refer to -- Your Application-- in your state profile account to check the status of your application for this position. Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit -- Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants-- at:

VDOT utilizes a market based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands. Contact Information: Name: Victoria Ternig Phone: 757-805-0643 Email: In support of the Commonwealth--s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging \u0026 Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind \u0026 Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

Keywords: Virginia Department of Transportation, Newport News , Hourly Ferry Crew Member, Other , Surry, Virginia

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