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Foss Cook/ Deckhand -OS (Ocean Towing) in Seattle, Washington

Cook/ Deckhand -OS (Ocean Towing)450 Alaskan Way South Ste 706, Seattle, Washington 98104Location: Seattle Marine Department: Ocean FleetJob Code: 3316 OS CookSchedule: 30-60 day hitch, average 180 sea days annuallyReports to: Captain /Port CaptianPay Group/Frequency: UME/MonthlyPay Range: $62,000 - $72,000 (est for 180 sea days annually) (EXCLUDES OVERTIME & COVERED TRAVEL COSTS) What We Offer our Hardworking Mariners:At Foss, we recognize that our employees are the foundation of our company and of our success.We value and respect the individuals that make up the Foss family and are proud to have one of the industry's highest records for employee longevity.We work with the Inlandboatmans' Union of the Pacific to provide eligible employees in this position with benefits and paid time off in accordance with regional collective bargaining agreement requirements.Company funded health care and retirementPaid Time OffPaid holidaysTuition & training reimbursementAdvancement opportunitiesEmployee Assistance Program and Family support servicesEmployee wellness reimbursementsEquity & inclusionPaid travel expensesSummary of Position: Cooking duties include: Preparing family-style meals for crew members and occasional guests of the vessel. Prices and requisitions food stuffs and cleaning supplies within established budgets. The cook prepares a meal plan based on the duration of the voyage that includes providing a balanced diet and good variety.Assist other deck crew to Maintain the vessels in a state of readiness to perform work for customers as needed. Perform work as advised by captain of vessel. Job includes pulling heavy lines, climbing onto and walking on barges, boats and narrow barge walkways. Deck must be hosed down and free of lines (all gear must be put away when not in use). Make up all tows, and multiple barge tows as directed by captain. Deck personnel are trained to perform the following skills in addition to other skills required by the captain and/or the Collective Bargaining Agreement.Qualifications:A minimum of 1 year of operational experience with working on deck of a tugboatPossess and maintain US Coast Guard Merchant Mariners Credential (MMC)Valid USCG Medical Certificate Current valid Basic Training preferredValid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)Valid state driver's licenseValid U.S. Passport and able to travel internationally, including Canada, without restrictions.Able to work weekends, holidays, and at nightMust be a current member of the Union, or able to join the Union upon hireCompletion of a pre-employment physical and drug test, or proof of approved CG-719k or DOT Drug Testing Program letter within the last six months.ServSafe or Food Safety certification preferredExperience cooking family style meals for 6-12 peopleEssential Functions:Cook meals 3 meals a day and healthy snack and quick meal options for crew members Prepare grocery orders and supply requisitionsMaintain inventory for voyageProper foodhandling to ensure food quality, freshness and food safetyMaintain galley equipment as needed; a general maintenance checklist is provided explaining what equipment needs repair, replace or new parts, etcMaintain cleanliness and houskeeping of the galley and food storageUse the VHF portable radio.Ability to splice lines and perform lubrication services.Properly tie off barge tows, raft tows, etc.Give direction and distance signals and information.Use equipment on the tug -- winches, capstan, peavey, pike pole, pumps.Participate and work on deck for Make up multiple barge towsAssist with general maintenance and housekeeping onboard tug and deck. Take on fuel and water, and pump bilges.SafetyTake