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Able Bodied Seaman

Ketchikan, AK · Transportation/Logistics
Able Bodied Seaman
Ketchikan, AK
$63,467.04 and amazing benefits
$5000 signing bonus!

2 on/2 off rotation!

***Applicants must be USA resident/citizen, currently located in the USA.***


Our client: The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) is hiring hard-working, focused individuals to keep Alaska moving! This position will stand wheel and lookout watches, perform operational, maintenance and sanitation duties on AMHS vessels.Live, work and PLAY in the year-round wonderland that is Alaska! If you qualify, please apply here or email your resume to jobs@peopleak.com today! 

Would you like to:
  • Read compass on wheel watch to steer specific course
  • Stand lookout for navigation hazards
  • Assist in vessel security maintenance
  • Operate deck machinery
  • Assist with vessel tie-up, release, loading and unloading of vehicles and cargo
  • Perform routine and periodic maintenance
  • Operate forklift
  • Serve as a member of the Emergency Squad
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Ideally you have:
  • Knowledge of Marlinespike Seamanship
  • Knowledge of rudder commands and bridge steering controls
  • Skill in use of ship safety equipment
  • Knowledge of PPE
  • Ability to maintain and operate all deck machinery
  • Ability to read a compass, steer a vessel, comply with English language helm orders
  • Ability to follow standing orders, vessel lot and security procedures
  • Ability to remain calm in emergency situations

Making it worth your while:
  • Excellent benefits package (including Health, Life, Dental, paid leave, 11 paid holidays per year and other benefits)
  • Solid employer, excellent career path
  • Work in your area of expertise in one of the most stunning locations in the world!

Alaska Executive Search is here for you!
  • Specialist recruiters, with over 50 years of combined experience
  • No cost to our applicants
  • Ability to look for a job while you’re still working
  • Certified Staffing Consultants work for our clients, and advocate for our candidates
  • Friendly Associate Recruiters working with you to present your best self
 
 











 

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