Six months of experience in the deck department of marine vessels.
Applicant(s) must meet the minimum qualifications. Anyone who does not meet the minimum qualifications may not be appointed to this vacancy.
No test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
NOTE: Applicant will be required to obtain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Card).
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.
Applying online through LA Careers is the preferred method , paper applications will still be accepted. Old versions of the paper application will not be accepted. The current version of the application is available for download at:
Paper applications should be mailed to:
Port of New Orleans
Human Resources Department
P. O. Box 60046
New Orleans, LA 70160
For further information about this posting, please contact:
Ms. Deloris Every
Port of New Orleans
Function of Work:
To perform specialized work aboard the state's sole owned dredge and associated support equipment.
Level of Work:
Close from Dredge Captain, Dredge Mate or Marine Operators.
Location of Work:
Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans.
Differs from Marine Oiler by lack of engine room and mechanical duties.
Differs from other laborer jobs by performance of duties involving marine dredging. Works on dredging equipment which may be in operation 24 hours per day, seven days per week.
Examples of Work:
Fastens hawsers and mooring lines to vessels, wharves, barges, piers, or pilings and checks towing rigging, lines, wires, etc. Coils rope, splices rope, and makes rope fenders. Makes eyes in cable.
Lowers and raises anchors by hand or by vessel's winches.
Performs routine maintenance such as cleaning, chipping, scraping, painting, changing oil and filters, polishing bright work, etc. The use of steam cleaning equipment, paint sprayer, blasting equipment, and various industrial power tools is required to perform varied functions of maintenance.
Loads and unloads material and equipment for use on vessels.
Moves swing wires.
Operates bilge pumps.
Assists in deck and equipment repairs.
Assists in handling, hook-up, and securing of discharge lines and dredge anchors.
Assist in monitoring the condition of wire cables, winches, pulleys, blocks, pipeline, barges, and mooring parts.
Assists in operating anchor winch.
Participates in changing and greasing cables and sheaves when required.
Cleans obstructions from the cutter head, suction tube, and pump.
Uses acetylene torch to clear cutter head.
Assists welders as required.
Performs maintenance on pontoon line such as protective coatings, changing of walkway boards, replacing of gaskets, and cleaning/greasing of all ball joint connections.
Assists with fueling of tugs and dredge.
Handles lines in recovery of vessels adrift.
Mans and operates emergency safety equipment such as firefighting hoses, fire extinguishers, rescue boats, life rings, floats, etc.
Serves as lookout to assist in safe navigation of vessel.
Works in all weather conditions as required.
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