In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (SCREEN OUT): Third Mate, Dredge Control Officer, Hopper Dredge,WJ-5782-07. You must possess a current United States Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) Third Mate, Unlimited Oceans, or higher and a current Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). Failure to meet this screen out element will result in an ineligible rating.
You will be further evaluated on the following knowledges, skills, and abilities:
Knowledge in Communication
Knowledge of Safety and Dexterity
Skill in Vessel Operations
Skill in Dredging Operations and Equipment Maintenance
Skill in Ship Handling
Skill in Bridge Watch Standing
Exposed to extremes of weather conditions, heat, and noise. There is danger of slippery decks and drowning. Must wear appropriate safety gear and protective clothing as required, and comply with sound safety practices. May be exposed to hot pipes, escaping steam, pressurized hydraulics and various hazardous materials.
Work requires moderate physical effort. Lifts and carries equipment and supplies normally up to 45 lbs and occasionally over 45 lbs. Work requires prolonged standing, walking and climbing, all of which can cause exertion of the lower back. The employee must maintain good lower back physical condition. Incumbent must possess color and depth perception and be able to see by low visibility conditions in order to perform duties. The employee must be able to understand and communicate verbal directions, to include the use of radios and telecommunications
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume. Other Requirements:
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- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- One year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct Deposit of pay is required.
- Recent Graduates must sign a Participant Agreement with the Agency.
- Pre-employment physical is required.
- Background investigation may be required.