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Ferry Deckhand (3 positions)

Location

Hammocks Beach State Park
Swansboro, NC
Onslow County

Contact

Hammocks Beach State Park
1572 Hammock Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584

hammocks.beach@ncparks.gov
910-326-4881

Application deadline

Applications will be accepted
until the position is filled.

Job description


Dates employed

  • One position: April to October
  • Two positions: May to September (Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend)

 

Hours

  • 20 to 40 hours per week
  • 10-hour shifts from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day Weekend
  • 8-hour shifts in April, May, September, and October
  • Weekend and holiday work required

 

Pay: $8 per hour

Minimum age16 years old

Required tests: Drug testing/screening required by the U.S. Coast Guard

 

Job description

  • Support the Ferryboat Operator in the safe operation of ferry vessels to and from Bear Island
  • Assist with safe loading and unloading of passengers
  • Provide clear information and answer passenger questions in an engaging manner

 

Duties

  • Collect and tally passenger tickets at the mainland ferry dock
  • Supervise the orderly passenger access and boarding of the ferry vessel
  • Accurately compile and maintain records of daily activities and passenger counts and totals
  • Communicate passenger number counts to captain, office, and appropriate staff members
  • Instruct passengers and answer questions
  • Rig mooring lines, open or close gates, and secure ramps
  • Assist with the inspection of the vessel to ensure the safety of passengers and crew
  • Assist with the efficient and safe operation of vessels and equipment
  • Assist ferryboat operator with adherence to rules and regulations
  • Interact with visitors and provide information and customer service to passenger
  • Use a two-way/VHF radio
  • Work as a team member
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Skills

  • Basic computer skills
  • Boating experience and maritime knowledge
  • North Carolina Boating Safety Course preferred
  • Customer service and experience with working or volunteering with the public

 

 

How to apply


Complete the NC State Employment Application (PD-107) and mail with original signature to Hammocks Beach State Park:

Hammocks Beach State Park
1572 Hammock Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584

Specify position name/title (vacancy # not required). Multiple positions for the same park may be listed.