Able Bodied Seaman

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Able Bodied Seaman

Traverse City, Michigan



Direct Placement

Job Description

Our Company has immediate openings for the position of Able Seaman aboard our US flagged self-unloading vessels. This is also an opportunity for recent Maritime Academy Deck Graduates who wish to earn their Great Lakes Pilotage and work as Deck Officers on the Great Lakes.


  • Following safe work procedures
  • Assist with loading and unloading of cargo
  • Perform duties in port such as line handling
  • Follow instruction from 1st Mate on various tasks such as cleaning and maintenance
  • Standing part of a Navigation Watch while under way
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Passport and allowed entry into the Canada
  • Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) with Able Seaman Endorsement issued by the USCG
  • Transportation Worker Identification (TWIC) issued by TSA
  • Excellent communication and team work skills as well as the ability to multi-task

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