Louisiana Department of State Civil Service FERRYBOAT OPERATOR 1, 2, OR 3 in United States
FERRYBOAT OPERATOR 1, 2, OR 3
FERRYBOAT OPERATOR 1, 2, OR 3
$2,643.00 - $4,741.00 Monthly
DOTD-Engineering & Operations
10/31/2021 11:59 PM Central
Section 42- Maintenance Systems Management
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As part of Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Ferryboat Operator 1, 2 or 3 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). Please refer to the "Job Specifications" tab located at the top of the LA Careers "Current Job Opportunities" page of the Civil Service website for specific information of salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.
Ferryboat Operator 1- has a minimum hire rate of $15.25/hourly
Ferryboat Operator 2- has a minimum hire rate of $17.46/hourly
Ferryboat Operator 3- has a minimum hire rate of $19.99/hourly
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.
“The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, disability, age, or pregnancy, and prohibits harassment of any type. Additionally, DOTD serves as a model employer for individuals with disabilities.”
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Marine Operations Supt 1
Two years of experience in marine operations and one of the following U.S Coast Guard credentials:
Able-Bodied Seaman (AB)
Qualified Member of the Engine Department (QMED)
Possession of a current Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) will be required by the hiring agency at the time of appointment.
For more information on how to obtain a TWIC and other U.S. Coast Guard credentials, please see the National Maritime Center website:
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To serve as an apprentice operator aboard a ferry vessel.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Direct from a Ferryboat Supervisor. May also receive guidance from a higher-level Ferryboat Operator. Other reporting relationships may be approved by SCS.
May provide guidance to lower-level Ferryboat personnel.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Transportation and Development. Other locations may be approved by SCS.
Differs from Ferryboat Deckhand 3 by the presence of a serving as an apprentice operator aboard a ferry vessel.
Differs from Ferryboat Operator 2 by the absence of experienced operator duties aboard a ferry vessel.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Trains in piloting U.S. Coast Guard-inspected ferry vessels that are used to carry vehicles and passengers.
Trains in proper procedures for completing master log of all operations and submission of required reports.
Trains in inspection of equipment, machines, rigging, and gear aboard vessels.
Trains in proper procedure for exercising all emergency fire and collision drills.
Trains in operation and proper usage of ferry vessel equipment such as marine radio, state radio, radar, and related safety equipment.
Trains and assists in the operation and routine maintenance of an engine room and machinery aboard a ferry vessel such as main propulsion diesel engines, main electrical generating plants, hydraulic systems, sanitation systems and pumping systems.
Trains and assists in maintaining required engine room logs and in making reports.
Trains and assists in safe refueling operations.
May serve as lookout to ensure safe navigation of the ferry vessel
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Do you have any experience on passenger carrying vessels listed in your work experiences?
Do you possess one of the following U.S Coast Guard credentials: Able-Bodied Seaman (AB) or Qualified Member of the Engine Department (QMED)?
What Merchant Marine Credentials do you currently hold that were issued by the US Coast Guard?
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