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    About the Position:

    Mobile District has over 1,100 civilian and 10 military personnel.

    These employees work in fields that are diverse, including project management, water resources planning and management, engineering and architectural design, construction, and operations and maintenance. Mobile District's military mission covers over 252,000 square miles, and supports the Army, Air Force, NASA and other federal agencies in Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Central and South America. The civil works mission covers 96,000 square miles in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi. It includes all river, harbor and flood control works within the drainage basin of six major river systems.

    Who May Apply:

    Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job.  You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected.  See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 
    • Current Civilian Employee with the Department of the Army

    • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) - Civilian Employee (non-Army)

    • Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employee (non-DOD)

    • Former Federal Employee, eligible for reinstatement

    • Eligible due to Interagency Career Transition Program (ICTAP)

    • Eligible under Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA)

    • Priority Placement Program, Program S (Military Spouse) registrants referred through the Automated Stopper and Referral System (ASARS) for this position

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    Assigned as a deckhand aboard a floating plant with the responsibility for performing the following typical, but not complete, list of duties:

    • Performs light rigging when required and makes rope fenders.
    • Uses snagging pole or scull yawls to locate snags, wrecks and other sunken objects in shipping channels and rivers
    • Repairs broken poles, plumbing, doors, screens and woodwork.
    • During breakdowns, works as a helper to higher grade crew members in the repair and overhaul of the plant.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - Your duty station will be aboard the Motor Vessel Lawson.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion & VEOA Eligibles), ICTAP, Military Spouses

    Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    5788 Deckhand

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