Notice effective May 13, 2013
The Washington State Department of Transportation Ferries Division (WSF) is currently accepting applications for the following on-call positions:
- On-call Able Bodied Seamen (AB) – application deadline is May 20, 2013
To apply for these positions, please click on on-call Able Bodied Seamen (AB) and follow the instructions on how to apply.
If you are interested in working as an on-call Ordinary Seaman, please check back with us in October 2013.
If you are interested in working as an on-call Terminal Employee, please check back with us in January 2014.
These on-call positions are a great opportunity and the only way to begin a lifetime career in the fleet with WSF, one of Washington State’s greatest attractions and the largest ferry system in the United States!
If you have questions regarding the positions please contact the Inlandboatmen's Union (IBU) of the Pacific Puget Sound Region and National Office (Fishermen's Terminal 1711 W. Nickerson St. Suite D Seattle, WA 98119, phone (206)284-5040 ext. 50 or call WSF Human Resources Office at (206) 389-8532.
Engine Room (Engineers and Oilers)
These positions are filled through the Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association, including temporary, on-call, and an occasional full-time replacement. You must contact the union hall regarding these positions.
Maintenance and repair positions are filled through the various Metal Trades Unions. You must contact the union hall regarding these positions.
Management, Engineering, Information Technology and all other Administrative Positions
These positions are filled through the WSF Human Resources Office in downtown Seattle. Applications are accepted only when a job bulletin is open. Information regarding open bulletins may be obtained by visiting the WSDOT Employment website. This lists open recruitments for the entire Department of Transportation.