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Deckhand / Marine Emergency Response Technician

Pay 22.91
Location Seattle/Washington
Employment type Full-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: R4664

      The Deckhand / Marine Emergency Responder supports US Ecology's Marine operations, emergency response, oil spill response, maritime/land and contracts or planned projects as needed and under varying environmental conditions.

      Starting Pay: $22.91 per hour

      Schedule: Monday - Friday and bi-weekly on-call rotation to support US Ecology's 24/7/365 operations.

      *Overtime opportunities are common. This position requires the ability and willingness to travel and work extended hours when needed.

      Day in the Life

      Each day is different some days will start at the dock, while others at a job site. Once you arrive ready to work, and clock in, you can expect to:

      • Safely and compliantly execute fieldwork encompassed in marine services, marine emergency/oil spill response, marine and industrial cleaning, and site cleanup projects while under minimum supervision.

      • Accurately and timely complete all project documentation (i.e., Daily Work Reports, Daily Tailgate Safety Meeting Forms and Correct completion of field Notes/Vessel Logbook, etc.).

      • Safely operate vessels involved in booming operations, skimming operations and other vessel operations as required.

      • Load/ unload equipment / boom and anchors from and into vessels, vans, flatbeds, trailers.

      • Deploy boom of various sizes, set anchor systems and removal of same safely.

      • Operate diaphragm pumps, skimmers, boats, forklift, blowers.

      What you need to apply

      • 2+ years' experience performing related work or other relevant deckhand marine operations/vessel experience.

      • Ability to complete 40-hour HAZWOPER certification.

      • Ability to obtain a TWIC card.

      • Must have a consistent and reliable work ethic by adhering to work schedules and utilizing time efficiently in order complete assigned tasks within defined deadlines.

      • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with a self-starter such as finding work to do between direct assignments, follow through with tasks, and take ownership and pride in work performed.

      • Effectively cooperate and communicate with co-workers and personnel in other departments.

      • Exhibit a high level of integrity, honesty and professionalism in all activities and situations.

      • Must be able and willing to travel and work extended hours including evenings and weekends as needed.

      For information about our generous benefits click the link below

      US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

  • About the company

      US Ecology helps our customers keep the environment clean by doing the hard but rewarding work of safely disposing of hazardous and regulated waste. In short, we work to provide a sustainable future for our children and their grandchildren.