Open and Close date: 3/21/2022 – 3/25/2022
Responsibilities/Duties: Incumbent serves as a Deckhand on the Dredge Hurley and performs a
variety of work involved in the operation, maintenance, and repair of the deck and general
housekeeping functions on dredges, towboats, barges, or other floating plant vessels. Official
Duty Station is the Dredge Hurley, position requires (non-TDY) travel with the Hurley, shift
work, and mandatory overtime.
Schedule: During the dredging season, typically May through November, all Hurley crew
members, including this position, work a 15 days on/6 days off schedule, with the work period
beginning and ending on Wednesdays. On the 15 work days, employees remain on the Dredge
Hurley and are provided meals and lodging. This position works a 12 hour shift, and may rotate
between day and night shifts. During the non-dredging season, the crew works day shift only,
with the vessel based at Ensley Engineer Yard, Memphis, TN, on either a 5-day/8-hour or 4-
day/10-hr schedule. During the dredging season, the Dredge Hurley will work in widespread
locations in the Mississippi River, including up to 120 days in the vicinity of Baton Rouge, LA.
This is a permanent seasonal position, seasonal workers are normally placed in non-pay status
(laid off) for part of the non-dredging season.
Qualifications Requirements: Must pass physical exam and drug screening test if selected for
position. Must be able to obtain and maintain a TWIC card.
How to Apply: Please provide your current resume (preferably in .pdf format)
1) Via Email: to: Adrian.P.Pirani@usace.army.mil, and copy Matt.P.Young@usace.army.mil.
2) Please ensure your email has the following subject line: Direct Hire of Deckhand, XF-5788-
3) Application packages will be accepted through 11:59pm CT on 3/25/2022