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Marine Emergency Responders

Company: US Ecology
Location: Alameda
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

About You

You have a strong work ethic, are reliable and consider yourself a go-getter. You enjoy traveling occasionally, working in different environments, and working daily with heavy equipment. You like being part of a team and feel accomplished after a hard day's work. You can always be counted on to exercise sound judgement on and off the jobsite. You desire to learn new skills, take safety seriously, and advance within a growing company.

Position Snapshot

The Marine Emergency Responder supports US Ecology's Marine operations, emergency response, oil spill response, maritime/land and contracts or planned projects as needed and under varying environmental conditions.

Overtime opportunities are common. This position requires the ability and willingness to travel and work extended hours when needed.

Day in the Life

Each day is different some days will start at the dock, while others at a job site. Once you arrive ready to work, and clock in, you can expect to:

  • Safely and compliantly execute fieldwork encompassed in marine services, marine emergency/oil spill response, marine and industrial cleaning, and site cleanup projects while under minimum supervision.
  • Accurately and timely complete all project documentation (i.e., Daily Work Reports, Daily Tailgate Safety Meeting Forms and Correct completion of field Notes/Vessel Logbook, etc.).
  • Safely operate vessels involved in booming operations, skimming operations and other vessel operations as required.
  • Load/ unload equipment / boom and anchors from and into vessels, vans, flatbeds, trailers.
  • Deploy boom of various sizes, set anchor systems and removal of same safely.
  • Operate diaphragm pumps, skimmers, boats, forklift, blowers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What you need to apply

  • Requires High School or GED (or equivalent reading, writing, and reasoning skills).
  • 2+ years' experience performing related work or other relevant marine operations/vessel experience.
  • Ability to complete 40-hour HAZWOPER certification.
  • Ability to obtain a TWIC card.
  • Must have a consistent and reliable work ethic by adhering to work schedules and utilizing time efficiently in order complete assigned tasks within defined deadlines.
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with a self-starter such as finding work to do between direct assignments, follow through with tasks, and take ownership and pride in work performed.
  • Effectively cooperate and communicate with co-workers and personnel in other departments.
  • Exhibit a high level of integrity, honesty and professionalism in all activities and situations.
  • Must be able and willing to travel and work extended hours including evenings and weekends as needed.

About Us

US Ecology helps our customers keep the environment clean by doing the hard but rewarding work of safely disposing of hazardous and regulated waste. In short, we work to provide a sustainable future for our children and their grandchildren.

For your hard work

  • Tuition reimbursement after six months
  • Opportunity for professional growth
  • Employer paid certifications and training
  • 100% employer paid medical for you
  • Paid Time Off
  • Cash Recognition Programs
  • Find out more at


US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

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Keywords: US Ecology, Alameda , Marine Emergency Responders, Other , Alameda, California

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