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Marine Line Handler

Company: PeopleReady
Location: Palm Harbor
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Marine --Line Handlers are responsible for the shore side making fast and letting go mooring lines which are used to secure vessels to their respective berths. This is a heavy physical labor job which requires teamwork to minimize the physical aspect of hauling mooring lines. Job duties include handling mooring lines and assisting with the ship's gangway. Other duties may include handling any ship stores, removing ship waste (trash), maintaining a clean and safe work site and other tasks or projects as assigned. The job usually entails 24/7 work hours depending on vessel arrival and departure which can be anytime day or night, weekday or weekend including any and all holidays.
Note -----" Pay Rate for this Job is $15/Hour

  • Line Handler require skills typical of both a physical laborer and a detail-oriented manager. They must be cognizant of the handling of lines as well as safety procedures. Line Handlers will generally work in teams of 2 or 3 people and must be able to cooperate and communicate effectively. Some more specific skills needed include:
  • Familiarity of Handling Different Types of Lines -----" Understand the complexity and associated risks in handling synthetic, HMPE and wire rope lines.
  • Being aware of mooring line -------snap back' areas and areas where hands, feet and bodies should stay away from.
  • Teamwork and Communication -----" It may take a team of workers to effectively moor/unmoor a vessel. As such, good communication and cooperation between workers is essential. Good communication with ship crew can help to ensure a smooth transition as well.
  • Strength and Endurance -----" The job of a Line Handler still relies on physical strength to a large extent. Line Handlers will also be required to work in all weather, and should have a strong tolerance for the elements.


    • Must be able to lift 100 lbs.
    • Must have reliable transportation to/from job muster point.
    • Must be able to qualify for a TWIC card and Tampa Port Pass
    • Must be able to pass background check
    • Must have steel toe safety shoes


      PandoLogic. Keywords: General Labor, Location: Palm Harbor, FL - 34684

Keywords: PeopleReady, Palm Harbor , Marine Line Handler, Professions , Palm Harbor, Florida

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