JOB PURPOSE/SUMMARY: Prepare meals for crew members. Prepare store list and retrieve stores. Not to exceed monthly budget. Perform general maintenance in galley and on vessel. Perform sanitary duties in galley. Perform seaman/deckhand duties such as handling lines, tow wires, setting blocks, lifting and securing bridles, etc. Assist Chief Engineer/Engineer in engine room. Perform duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: WORKING CONDITIONS: Works indoors and outdoors in various weather and sea conditions wet, humid, noisy and dusty areas. Occasionally uses paints, solvents and thinners. Equipment Use: Uses galley appliances and basic hand and hand held power tools. May drive company van to deliver stores to vessel. Work hours: This is a casual, on-call position. Hours will vary. Normal work days are Monday - Sunday. MENTAL DEMANDS: Shall have sufficient mathematical ability to compute store listing. Shall be attentive to detail (s) and alert at all times to ensure safety of vessel and crew. Shall be able to receive and follow instructions and be able to communicate with co-workers and supervisory personnel. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Sit for long periods of time. Must be able to climb and balance from pier to vessel, vessel to barge and vice versa. Stoops, etc. to pick up and place lines, towing gears, when preparing meals, retrieving stores and performing general maintenance and sanitary duties. Squats while performing general maintenance. Steps from pier to vessel, vessel to barge, and vice versa safely. Walks when retrieving stores, handling lines, and performing general maintenance. Reaches when preparing meals, retrieving stores, handling lines, and performing general maintenance. Throws lines. Handles lines and food items. Fingers when splicing lines, cleaning parts and preparing meals. Coordinates movements when preparing meals, retrieving stores and performing seaman/deckhand and general maintenance duties. 20/20 correctable vision in each eye and color sense as required by US Coast Guard. Depth perception and a wide field of vision required to ensure safety of vessel and crew when docking. Pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds. Pushes and carries tools, equipment and stores. Pulls and lifts lines, tools, equipment and stores. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: US Coast Guard Merchant Mariner's Document entry level rating with steward's department (FH) endorsement. STCW 95 endorsement, preferred. Valid driver's license. Skills/Knowledge: Ability to prepare nutritional and well balanced meals for crew. Ability to operate and utilize basic hand and hand held power tools. Current TB clearance. Education/Training: Completion of culinary schooling with two (2) years meal preparation experience, preferred. High School Diploma or GED, or equivalent is required. Shall have sufficient verbal, reading and writing skills as necessitated by the job (i.e., coordinating tasks with co-workers, receiving instructions from supervisors (s), reading instructions/directions, writing lists/statements/reports. Three (3) years seaborne galley experience preferred.
Young Brothers, Limited is an Equal Opportunity - Affirmative Action Employer and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We are committed to a diverse workforce and taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Young Brothers, Limited is a drug-free employer and a participant of the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.