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Deckhands work in the maritime field and are responsible for performing tasks such: communicating information to crew and maritime authorities, preparing cabins for patrons, handling and maintaining ship equipment, cleaning and greasing machinery, painting and repairing ship areas, and helping with watch keeping duties. Resume samples for this entry-level position showcase qualifications such as teamwork, physical fitness, good hand-eye coordination, and maritime safety knowledge. Most candidates highlight in their resumes training from accredited education institutions.

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1

Senior Deckhand, Customer Service Representative

Provided/ensured safe embarkation/disembarkation of 100' vessel, sometimes pilot it

  • Ensured safety of the boat for everyone on board
  • Addressed guest needs, questions, or concerns to create optimum experience onboard
  • Led other crew members in emergency procedures
  • Helped to coordinate/facilitate logistics of onboard events (including setup/takedown)
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice, Business
2

Beach and Pool Crew Member/deckhand

Took on the responsibilities of maintaining the operation of two 50-foot catamarans as a deckhand.

  • Assisted the captain in the navigation of resort expeditions.
  • Facilitated snorkel tours, lunch and dinner cruises and whale watching expeditions.
  • Served as a lifeguard for the lagoon beach area and pool.
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AS
Arts
3

Deckhand

Assisted others on the vessel in preparing barges for the loading and discharging of cargo

  • Built tows by handling lines and cables to tie and untie barges and boats
  • Performed scheduled vessel maintenance, cared for tools and equipment, and performed general housekeeping duties as assigned by their supervisor
  • Adhered to company safety policy and procedures, environmental rules and governmental regulation
  • Work under the supervision of the Captain or the Deckhand's immediate supervisor
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
4

Deckhand

Participated in ship operations, i.e. steering the ship, docking and anchoring maneuvers, handling lines and gangways, and standing security watches.

  • Involved with general maintenance aboard the vessel and are responsible for the loading and unloading of passenger luggage and ship stores.
  • Assisted engineer's with mechanical duties, i.e., engine, HVAC, electrical equipment.
  • Routinely completed inspections of the ship while underway.
  • Routinely completed paperwork in accordance with United States Coast Guard's regulations.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AA
Clean Energy Technology
5

Undesignated Seaman / Deckhand

Created logistic reports for over 200 cases.

  • Demonstrated a professional attitude at all times.
  • Maintained orders and following directions correctly.
  • Trained with today's up to date technology.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
6

Deckhand

Recognized for being a fast learner

  • Line handling/rig towing lines
  • Upkeep of vessel maintenance(chipped, sand, and painted rust spots from deck, superstructure, ans sides of ship)
  • Check barges for leakages
  • Loading and unloading supplies and material from dock or vessels
  • Inspected and repaired towing cables and ropes
  • - Mopped the vessel interior and maintained the interior of vessel including sanitation
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
7

Deckhand

[company name] is a 58' fishing vessel, operating in a number of fisheries out of Sand Point, Alaska

  • Work as a key member of the fishing vessel crew, conducting various tasks across multiple fisheries
  • Prepare fishing gear to ensure that all equipment is operational and safe
  • Remain focused in a fast-paced commercial fishing environment, quick decisions under strenuous hours
  • Ensure proper record keeping by cannery workers upon delivering catch to the dock
  • Actively trading crude oil futures options, adjusting and managing trades daily.
  • Execute trading strategies based on a number of factors including current implied volatility.
  • Traded futures markets include E-Mini S&P 500 and E-Mini NASDAQ 100 futures.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Biology
8

Deckhand

Swept, mopped, and washed down decks to remove oil, dirt, and debris, using brooms, mops, brushes, and hoses. Moored the boat to any docks that we arrived upon.

  • Painted and primed the interior and exterior boat.
  • Cooked for the crew
  • Called out distances for Mate and Captain of vessel
  • Secured lines to barges or ships
  • I worked under the Captains, Mates and Engineers with 15+ of experience in the industry, which was a very useful tool in my learning with [company name].
  • Examine machinery to verify specified pressures or lubricant flows.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
9

Deckhand

Assisted Captain and fellow crew in the deployment and retrieval of the vessels drift net.

  • Assisted in the catching, cleaning and storing of various fish for transport. (Swordfish, Mako sharks, thresher sharks, Salmon sharks, Oopa, Yellow fin Tuna and Blue fin Tuna)
  • Assisted in the repair of the vessels twelve piston Detroit diesel motor, the vessels auxiliary hydraulic drive and the vessels main rudder steering piston rams, in addition to any and all mechanical problems and emergencies both at sea and in dock.
  • Navigated Vessel, without supervision, towards fishing sites. Sometimes at night, with rough seas, and weather.
  • Kept watch at night and during runs towards fish sites, This task included; Observing our immediate surroundings, Checking the bilge for leaks, checking the fish hold, observing the radar for incoming traffic, listening to the side ban radio for distress calls, relaying said distress calls to the coast guard if the vessel is unable to, and checking the bow lines for any problems with the drift net.
  • Shared the responsibility of cooking and cleaning with the rest of the crew.
  • Assisted in the unloading of fish in dock to be sold.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
GED
GED
10

Deckhand

Worked onboard 10 different vessels

  • Handled lines to secure vessel to the dock
  • Loaded and unloaded luggage in a timely manner
  • Vessel security and passenger safety
  • Trained 40+ individuals
  • Maintained good crew communication
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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