The primary duty of the cadet is to train and observe towing and other marine operations in a work study environment. This position also includes pulling heavy lines, climbing onto and walking on barges, boats and narrow barge walkways.
At times the cadet may be called on to assist with making and breaking tow, lashing and rigging of cargo on barges, handling lines and wires, splicing, maintaining orderliness and cleanliness of the vessel, and other duties as directed by the Master. Must be familiar with and observe proper safety practices, procedures and routines. Must be familiar with emergency procedures including fire, man overboard, abandon ship and pollution response. One also may be required to serve as lookout at times when the vessel is navigating in reduced visibility.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Foss Maritime Company 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. Foss is a drug-free employer and a participant of the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.