Ordinary Seaman (19-100)

Rockland, Maine, United States Full-time

Application closes: Sept. 16, 2019

Maine Department of Transportation 

Pay:  $11.95 - $15.44 / hourly  Job Code: 8468  Pay Grade:  10 (Operations and Maintenance)

Location: Rockland  Bulletin No.   19-100   

Position Number: 02530-3314, 02530-3313         

Opening Date: August 30, 2019

Closing Date: September 16, 2019



This is maintenance and personal services work in the general upkeep, servicing, and operation of a ferry boat.  Work includes assisting in docking, loading and unloading passengers and vehicles, standing relief watch and performing cleaning and maintenance tasks.  This position is required to be onboard during operations in accordance with United States Coast Guard (USCG) regulations.  Work is performed under immediate supervision.


Graduation from high school or equivalent and experience as a deck crew member on vessels operating on ocean or coastwise routes.

Required to have a current TWIC Card - Transportation Worker Identification Credential Card. Card is provided by TSA -Transportation Security Administration.


Interested applicants need to apply online by clicking the "Apply for this Opening/Apply Now" button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, and any applicable copies of post-secondary transcripts, licensing, registration and certifications. 

*If you require a paper application, please contact MaineDOT Human Resources at 624-3050 or via email at jobs.DOT@maine.gov*


Jeremiah Hutchinson, Human Resources, at (207) 624-3058


The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  14.47% of salary for BU positions and 19.27% for confidential positions.

The value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $14.31 biweekly.  The value*of State paid Health Insurance:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $461.75 biweekly

Level 2:  95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $438.66 biweekly

Level 3:  90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $415.58 biweekly

Level 4:  85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $392.49 biweekly


 *The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.


The Maine Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.