Inland River Deckhands perform physical labor aboard vessels and barges. Their day-to-day tasks can include making and breaking tow, standing watch, and cleaning the interior and exterior of vessels. Deckhands generally perform these tasks outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
Inland River System - Deckhand
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While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:
Attention to detail
Commitment to safety