Technical Area Marine Transportation
Narragansett, RI
United States
Job Summary

Interstate Navigation is hiring seasonal deckhands for THE BLOCK ISLAND FERRY for the upcoming 2020 summer season. The open positions in our deck department will be open for interviews as of April 1, 2020.

Full Job Description

Interstate Navigation Company (The Block Island Ferry) operates traditional passenger/vehicle ferry vessels between Point Judith and Block Island, R.I. Interstate Navigation provides lifeline year round ferry transportation of passengers, autos, commercial trucks, palletized freight and cargo and US Mail. Interstate also operates (2) high speed ferry vessels (passenger only), one from Point Judith, and one from Fall River/Newport to Old Harbor, Block Island, RI.

This is a safety sensitive marine transportation position. Deckhand duties at the BI Ferry include but are not limited to; marine safety drills & training for fire, man overboard, abandon ship, anchoring and general shipboard emergencies. Deckhands are responsible for passenger safety, watch standing, loading and unloading of passenger/vehicle ferry vessels, and general cleaning assignments. Summer seasonal positions are available on the high speed passenger only ferry as well as the traditional passenger/vehicle/freight ferry vessels.

SCHEDULE/HOURS: Full or Part Time. Workdays are 10 to 14 hours per day, depending upon vessel assignment and the day of the week. Must be available to work weekdays, weekends and holidays. Must be available to work through Labor Day weekend (Labor Day 9/7/2020) or Columbus Day weekend (Columbus Day is 10/12/2020). Employment opportunities may be available after October 12, 2020.

Qualifications Successful applicants for any deck or engineering position aboard any US flagged company ferry vessel must first submit to a Federal DOT/USCG approved drug screening with test results received, before starting work. MMA students must also provide a drug f
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Contact Information Brian Cox, Vessel Personnel Manager, Telephone: (401) 675-1238 (direct line) OR