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Deckhand - Anacortes

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Global Diving and Salvage

Job Summary

Full Time
Posted on
April 26, 2019
Expired on
June 25, 2019
Global Diving and Salvage
Years of Experiences
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About Global Diving and Salvage

Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. (Global) is the largest diving contractor on the West Coast, based out of Seattle, WA, a leading provider of marine construction and infrastructure support services in the United States, and an internationally recognized casualty responder.

Job description

Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. (Global) is the largest diving contractor on the West Coast, based out of Seattle, WA, a leading provider of marine construction and infrastructure support services in the United States, and an internationally recognized casualty responder.


We are currently seeking an experienced deckhand to join our team. This person will be responsible for safe, efficient, reliable, and environmentally compliant deckhand duties.  This is an entry-level, full-time position with a rotating schedule.  See below for additional information on the typical work schedule.


Applicants MUST have maritime experience and must reside within 20 miles of Anacortes.


Position Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for getting underway, mooring, anchoring and line- handling in all weather conditions

  • Assist with the towing, deploying, and stowing of oil containment boom

  • Control lines to moor vessel to wharves, tie up vessel to another vessel, or rig towing lines

  • Perform lookout duties while underway - to include watching for other vessels, monitoring traffic conditions and potential unsafe conditions onboard and otherwise

  • Keep vessel and equipment maintained by performing a variety of maintenance and cleaning duties

  • Perform maintenance and construction tasks as required

  • Perform minor engineering repairs and engineering rounds as directed

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Ensure that safety equipment is utilized and appropriate guidelines are followed for all tasks involving physical risk or hazardous materials

  • Carry out and complete assigned tasks within legal requirements of USCG and other regulatory agencies

  • Participate in meetings, training, drills and safety audits as required by USCG & company policy

  • Drive company vehicles as needed


Typical Schedule for Full-Time Employees:

Week 1:  work seven days a week from 6am –6pm (day shift).  Week 2: seven days off.  Week 3: work seven days a week from 6pm to 6am (night shift).  Week 4: seven days off.  Schedule repeats.

Employees are expected to be available for response, callout and relief work on their weeks off.




High school diploma or equivalent



Must be 18 years of age or older




Passport and TWIC card

HAZWOPER, H2S, Safe Gulf or Rig Pass, HUET or BOISET, API Rigging, 10hr OSHA certification

Current GDS mandatory training and other required programs


Physical / Mental Requirements

Ability to work any day of the week both night and day

Available for after-hours emergency response

Ability to travel to project sites and work approximately 30 days on at a time

Ability to complete pre-employment drug test and participate in random drug and alcohol testing program

Ability to successfully complete a background check

Ability to lift from floor to waist, push and pull up to 70lbs occasionally up to 12 times per shift

Must be able to withstand the following for up to 12 hours per day in all weather conditions (Sun, Rain, Sleet, and Snow): stand, sit, walk, push, pull, squat, crouch, bend, stoop, crawl, kneel, climb stairs and ladders, repetitive reaching, and repetitive hand use

Ability to meet DOT, ADCI, USCG, or HAZMAT physical & additional fitness ability requirements for the position

Current Driver’s License and acceptable driving record required


Equal Employment Opportunity

Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the objective of Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. to obtain qualified employees consistent with position requirements: to seek, employ, promote, and treat all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion/creed, handicap/disability, marital status, genetic information/history, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic or condition protected by law.


Global will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Global’s legal duty to furnish information. (41 C.F.R. 60-1.35(c))


If you are a candidate with a disability in need of an accommodation in the application process, please contact 206-623-0621 or email


Job Location

Anacortes, WA


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