Would you like to build a career in highway maintenance and construction, an industry that will offer you long-term career opportunities? Do you strive to serve others and make the place where you work and live a better place to be?
Then consider working for the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Hampton Roads District, Jamestown Scotland Ferry in Surry, Virginia. We serve the citizens of the Commonwealth and travelling public daily through our mission to plan, deliver, operate and maintain a transportation system that is safe, moves people and goods, enhances the economy, and improves quality of life. We are the third largest state maintained highway system in the country, maintaining over 58,000 miles of roads, bridges, and tunnels, employing over 7700 people through a diverse workforce consisting of classified and hourly employees.
Our strong culture focuses on: ?teamwork ?transparency ?creativity and collaboration that values differences, ?nimble learning We are seeking individuals interested in joining our team who are able to provide marine field expertise and leadership as Watercraft Operator II. As a Ferry Shift Coordinator, your responsibilities will include: Job Safety ? Wear required personal protection equipment.
Maintain current knowledge of safety rules, regulations, and procedures. Ensure equipment is used properly. Maintain a clean, orderly and safe work environment.
Follow VDOT safety regulations and practices. Supervises Facilities ? Coordinate slip assignments for fueling, maintenance and lay-vessels. Conduct daily air monitoring aboard all vessels.
Assist vessels with traffic control when required. Assist with emergency situation on the docks and ferries. Perform other duties as assigned to maintain the safety, cleanliness and overall operation of the ferry and facility. Staffing of Ferry Crews and Public Relations
Prepare and maintain duty schedules for all staff. Ensure appropriate changes and updates are made to crew assignments as necessary ensuring no missed trips.
Serve as operator for all incoming telephone calls. Serve as Ferry Crew Member when required. Passenger Assistance and Vessel Security
Provide information and assistance to public in a professional manor as needed. Provide clear directions to vehicle operators as they board or depart ferry.
Make frequent and thorough safety and security inspections on the ferry.
Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment. VDOT is an emergency response agency and this position is the core of this requirement, therefore you will work outside of normal work hours during emergency operations.
We are a "Virginia Values Veterans" (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application. VDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit ?Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants?? at: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.asp We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics.
Your success in our organization depends upon modelling these values, therefore please click here to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply. In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short and Long Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching. Click Here for additional information.
You are minimally qualified if you have:
Basic computer operations and have the ability to work in a team environment.
Experience coordinating specific job duties with crew members.
Experience creating and updating reports, performing heavy manual labor, and responding to emergency operations as necessary.
Must possess a valid driver's license.
Previous experience as a VDOT Watercraft Operator. High school diploma or GED preferred; equivalent experience or training may substitute for education.
Marine Radio Operators Permit. Experience as a sailor or marine.
If selected as a finalist, you will undergo: ?References and verification of work history ?DMV Records Check ?Pre-employment physical and drug screen. ?Fingerprint-based criminal history records check This position also requires approved safety shoes as a reimbursable expense. Successful employment requires the following certification to continue employment: Transportation Workers Identification Credentials (TWIC), First Aid and CPR, Emergency Helmsman.
State Of Virginia