DHA Job Opening: Deckhand, Revetment Units

Memphis District
Published Aug. 9, 2021

We are seeking motivated individuals to work in Operations Division

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR POSITIONS FILLED UNDER DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY (DHA) FOR:

Certain Competitive Service Positions covered by Section 9905

 

Opening and Closing Dates:  08/09/21 - 08/13/21

Position Title:  Deckhand, Revetment Units

Series/Grade:  XF-5788-06

Full Performance Level:  XF-06

Duty Location:  Official Duty Station is Ensley Engineer Yard. 

Hourly Salary Range:  $19.35 - $22.57

Work Schedule:  Full-Time

Appointment Type:  Seasonal

Seasonal statement: This is a full-time permanent seasonal position.  Seasonal signifies an annually, recurring period of employment of less than 2087 hours per year. During non-work periods you will be placed in a non-duty, non-pay status.

Travel Requirement:   Temporary Duty Travel is less than 50% of the time

Who May Apply:  For all U.S. Citizens

Responsibilities/Duties:  Incumbent serves as a Deckhand on the Revetment Units 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.

Schedule:  During the Revetment season, typically June through December, all Revetment employees, including this position, travel in various locations along the Mississippi River.  The employees work 12 work days on & have 2 days off.  Employees will be on TDY & will lodge in hotels within the vicinity of the work area.  During the work season this position works typically a 10 hour shift.  During the non-Revetment season, the crew works at Ensley Engineer Yard, Memphis, TN, on either a 5-day/8-hour or 4-day/10-hr.

Qualifications Requirements:  For all U.S. citizens

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must meet suitability for Federal employment
  • Will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration
  • Personnel security investigation required
  • Reasonable accommodation is available to qualified employees with disabilities
  • Drug Test and Physical Required
  • Two-year probationary period is required.

How to Apply:  Please provide your current resume, must be readable [preferably .pdf]

  1. Via Email: to: Kevin.W.Williams@usace.army.mil, and copy Lauren.L.Beasley@usace.army.mil.
  2. Please ensure your email has the following subject line: Direct Hire of Deckhand, Revetment Units, XF-5788-06
  3. Application packages will be accepted through 11:59pm CT on 8/13/2021

Application packages that are received after the closing date, or do not contain resume will not be considered.

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Release no. 21-032