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ARMY NAF STANDARDIZED
POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

PD#: 1402

Sequence#: VARIES

Replaces PD#:

DECKHAND

NA-5788-03

 

POSITION CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS USED IN CLASSIFYING/GRADING POSITION

Citation 1: OPM JGS, DEF. OF TRADES AND LABOR, WG-5788, SEP 86
Citation 2: NAF PERSONNEL POLICY, AR 215-3, CHAPTER 3, 29 AUGUST 2019

Classification/Job Grading Certification:  I certify that this position has been classified/graded as required by Title 5, U.S. Code in conformance with standard published by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management or if no published standards apply directly, consistently with the most applicable published standards.

 

Classified By: NAF GENERIC

Classified Date: 03/12/2007

POSITION INFORMATION:

FLSA: NON-EXEMPT

Career Field:  

Program Code: VARIES

Bus Code: VARIES

Region: NAF

Financial Disclosure: NO

PD Status: VERIFIED

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

Drug Test Required: VARIES

Position Designation:VARIES

Position Sensitivity: VARIES

Security Access: VARIES

Emergency Essential: VARIES

Investigation: 

DEVELOPMENTAL ASSIGNMENT:

Career Ladder PD: NO

Target Grade/FPL: 03

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Career Pos 2:

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DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties are performed aboard an inboard marine drive, diesel powered, 35 passenger charter fishing or tour vessel. Performs general maintenance work; repairing and painting decks, hulls, superstructure and interior spaces of vessels, handling lines during docking, moving and towing operations, mending lines, standing lookout, wheel watches and operating fishing gear.

Orients passengers in the use of fishing gear and explains species of fish. Baits hooks and lands fish. Assists in issuing life vest and helps fit them on passengers. Reports any abuse to equipment by passengers to boat captain or Resort Manager.

Helps passengers in all emergencies. Conducts or assists with customer boat safety briefing as necessary.

Cleans vessel at end of day, to include removing garbage, scrubbing decks, railings and sides of vessel, washing windows, cleaning of passenger cabin and marine head.

Transports fish from vessel to top of dock.

Performs other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

Skill in the use of fishing and vessel equipment. Knowledge of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

RESPONSIBILITY:

Works under the Small Craft Operator with general supervision of Resort Manager who furnishes oral and written instructions pertaining to the operation. Briefs passengers, provides daily information on fishing areas and catch limits. Continual care is required due to the nature of the work, the type of equipment used, and the weight handled.

PHYSICAL EFFORTS:

Active standing, walking, bending and moderate lifting in casting off mooring lines, anchoring of vessel, loading and unloading of vessel. Heavy lifting (40 to 50 pounds) is required when pulling large species of fish on board vessel; will be assisted by other personnel if over 50 pounds.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed outside. Exposed to wind and cold, water, glare, rain or sun for long periods of time. Coordination of hands, eyes, body, and legs is needed to work safely on wet and moving decks. Deckhands are exposed to possible falls on deck and to the possibility of falling overboard.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of and skill in the use of fishing and vessel equipment. Ability to use and maintain appropriate tools and equipment. Ability to communicate.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Subject to satisfactory completion of all pre-employment checks in accordance with AR 215-3, para.2 to include a Tier 1 background investigation and a pre-employment physical. Must have or be able to obtain and maintain CPR certification.

This position is covered by the DA Drug-Free Federal Workplace Program. Incumbent is required to sign DA Form 5019-R. This position has critical safety or security responsibilities and as such has been designated as a testing designated position (TDP). As a condition of employment, incumbent of a TDP is subject to a random drug test that occurs without suspicion that a particular individual is using illegal drugs.

EVALUATION:

FLSA DETERMINATION:

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Determination:

 
1. Availability Pay Exemption - e.g., Criminal Investigators, U.S. Customs and Border Protection pilots who are also Law Enforcement Officers).
2. Foreign Exemption - (Note: Puerto Rico and certain other locations do not qualify for this exemption – See 5 CFR 551.104 for a list of Nonexempt areas.)
3. Executive Exemption:
a. Exercises appropriate management responsibility (primary duty) over a recognized organizational unit with a continuing function, AND
b. Customarily and regularly directs 2 or more employees, AND
c. Has the authority to make or recommend hiring, firing, or other status-change decisions, when such recommendations have particular weight.
  Note: Shared supervision or “matrix management” responsibility for a project team does not meet the above criteria. Limited "assistant manager" functions or "acting in the absence" of the manager does not meet the above criteria.
4. Professional Exemption:
a. Professional work (primary duty)
b. Learned Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.208 ) (Registered Nurses, Dental Hygienists, Physician’s Assistants, Medical Technologists, Teachers, Attorneys, Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, Engineers, Architects, and Accountants at the independent level as just some of the typical examples of exempt professionals). Or
c. Creative Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.209 ) (The primary duty requires invention and originality in a recognized artistic field (music, writing, etc.) and does not typically include newspapers or other media or work subject to control by the organization are just some examples of Creative Professionals). Or
d. Computer Employee, (See 5 CFR, 551.210 ) ( must meet salary test and perform such duties as system analysis, program/system design, or program/system testing, documentation, and modification). Computer manufacture or repair is excluded (non-exempt work).
5. Administrative Exemption:
a. Primary duty consistent with 5 CFR 551 (e.g.; non-manual work directly related to the management or general business operations of the employer or its customers), AND job duties require exercise of discretion & independent judgment.

FLSA Conclusion:
EXEMPT
NON EXEMPT

FLSA Comments/Explanations: