Express Employment Professionals
Job Description
A client in St. Clair County is looking for a Deckhand to join their team. The deckhand responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • making tow, transferring rigging, laying rigging, handling lines, dropping or picking up barges, checking the tow, moving and operating portable pumps, assisting in making locks or bridges, assisting in mid-stream transfers, routine housekeeping duties, and general maintenance.
  • Deckhands are required to use hand tools, power tools, painting equipment, and personal protective gear. Power tools may be heavy or awkward and generate dust or loud noise.
  • Deckhands are frequently required to move equipment that is heavy or awkward sometimes from one level to another. To qualify for employment, deckhands are required to lift 50 pounds.
  • Deckhands must be capable of stooping, bending, ascending and descending stairs or ladders safely, sometimes while transporting tools or objects. Deckhands must consider the requirements of a particular job prior to undertaking the task so he can be assured that all necessary equipment or assistance is readily available. Deckhands must know how and when to use the emergency equipment located on the vessel.
  • Deckhands may be required to reach into small, poorly accessible areas of machinery: work on equipment that has pressurized or hot components: troubleshoot equipment that is difficult to reach: work in areas that have high noise levels: work below decks in an area that may experience periods of darkness in unusual situations: work in confined and restricted spaces.

Location: St. Clair County, IL
Position type: Full Time, Evaluation Hire
Pay: Based on Experience

How To Apply: Submit a completed application to the Fairview Heights location at
Call 618-726-2140 or email with any questions or inquiries!

About Express Employment Professionals: Express was founded in 1983 and began franchising in 1985. A privately held company, Express has more than 760 office locations in the U.S., Canada, and South Africa. Express Employment Professionals provides employment solutions to job seekers in need of a job that matches their skills and schedule. There are many advantages by choosing Express. One application makes you eligible for multiple positions with top companies, and there are no fees for job seekers.  

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