Department of Administrative Services

Ferry First Mate (37.5 Hour) (3801TC)

$24.51-$31.92 Hourly / $1,838.06-$2,394.34 BiWeekly /
$47,973.11-$62,492.01 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Transportation, this class is accountable for assisting a Ferry Captain in the operation, repair and maintenance of a Connecticut State Ferry vessel.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the close supervision of a Ferry Captain, Ferry Master Captain or other employee of higher grade during in-season and off-season operations.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Ensures proper boarding and exiting of passengers and vehicles from ferry vessel under mandated state and federal safety regulations that pertain to passenger carrying vessels; handles mooring lines and landing aprons; collects tolls and makes out collection reports; maintains vessel, decks, approach aprons in a neat and orderly condition; assists Ferry Captain with monitoring of river for boats and other traffic in ferry's path; fuels ferry and changes oil and transmission fluid; ensures ramps, towers and gates properly oiled and greased; assists with required repairs, replacements and maintenance to ferry vessel and equipment in order to put vessel in first class condition prior to United States Coast Guard inspections as required by federal regulations; operates ferry vessel on an as-needed basis; may be assigned other duties in regular or emergency highway and/or airport maintenance; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of mechanical and operational aspects of ferry vessels up to 100 tons; some knowledge of maintenance and repair of internal combustion engines; some knowledge of tools and methods used in maintenance of marine vessels and equipment; interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; some ability to utilize computer software; some mathematical ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of experience in the basic operation, repair and maintenance of marine or automotive equipment and propulsion motors.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications, including a Commercial Driver's License (CDL).
2. Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (CPR).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness in order to perform duties.
2. A physical examination may be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights and may be exposed to extreme weather conditions, noise and fumes and risk of injury from equipment.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(16)-Labor-Trades, Laundry

BARGAINING UNIT

(06)-SERVICE/MAINT (NP-2)

EEO

(3)-Technician

SALARY INFORMATION

TC 15

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Ferry First Mate in Salary Group TC 15 approved effective November 29, 2013. (Revised to modify content) Action No. 19-010

EFFECTIVE DATE

05/10/2019

CLASS: 3801TC; EST: ; REV: 5/16/2019;