David Evans & Associates Inc
Lake Charles, LA 83272
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Gulfport, MS office
is looking for a
who must possess a high school diploma/GED; a valid Driver's License; and a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). Prior cooking experience and the appropriate State food service certification must be obtained. Prior marine experience is not necessary but recommended for this entry-level position. Must be self-motivated, detail oriented and safety conscious.
Work Schedule: Work schedule for this position is typically 14/21 days on the vessel and 7/10 days off the vessel.
Deckhand Job Description Duties:
Following Captain's orders
Responsible for cooking and food handling in safe, efficient, healthful, wholesome and sanitary manner on any vessel within the fleet as designated by the Captain on duty
Must maintain kitchen and supply room in a sanitary and organized fashion
Knowledge of supplies, equipment, ordering and inventory control
Must check quantity and quality of stock received and consumed, and ensure purchase orders are placed in a timely fashion and within budgetary constraints so that ample food is available on board at all times
Demonstrate a high standard of personal hygiene
Handle problems such as shortage of food items, mistakes, problem in food production or equipment failure
Ensure equipment is correctly cleaned, stored and waste is handled according to health and safety regulations
The Cook/Deckhand must undertake such other duties as may be determined by management
General maintenance of vessel
Maintaining cleanliness in living areas
Maintaining proper watches as described by the Boat Captain
Cook/Deckhands frequently work in shifts or can be on-call. They may be away from home for long periods of time
High school diploma/GED
Valid drivers license
Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) is preferred
Prior cooking experience and the appropriate State food service certification must be obtained.
Physical Requirements of the Position:
Vision that allows to safe maneuvering aboard the vessel in situations that are likely to occur when a boat is in navigation night and day, year around. Depth perception must be adequate for assisting the wheelhouse personnel in navigating in close quarters, including lock or bridge approaches.
Work in all weather conditions. Conditions are usually hot, noisy and messy. Workplaces may also be dangerous.
Capable of stooping, bending, ascending and descending stairs or ladders safely, sometimes while transporting tools or objects.
Ability and know how to use the emergency equipment located on the vessel.
May be required to reach into small, poorly accessible areas of machinery; work on equipment that has pressurized or hot components; troubleshoot equipment that is difficult to reach; work in areas that have high noise levels; work below decks in an area that may experience periods of darkness in unusual situations; work in confined and restricted spaces.
Lifting up to 75 pounds may be required.
It is the responsibility of every DEA crewmember to report to the vessel in a timely manner, fit and ready for duty.
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