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DHA Announcements - Deckhand, Revetment Units

Opening and Closing Dates: 3/9/20 - 3/13/20

Memphis District
Published March 4, 2020


USACE Memphis District

We are seeking motivated individuals to work in Operations Division


Certain Competitive Service Positions covered by Section 9905


Opening and Closing Dates:  3/9/20 - 3/13/20

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:  $18.56 - $21.64

Work Schedule:  Full-Time

Appointment Type:  Seasonal

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

Who May Apply:  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 qualified employees currently within the Memphis District.

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:, and copy
  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 3/13/2020

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