National Response Corporation Deckhand On-Call- Juan de Fuca Straight in Neah Bay, Washington


NRC is a global leader in the provision of diversified environmental, industrial and emergency response solutions with a focus on providing highly responsive local service with the highest safety standards, innovative technology, modern efficient equipment and dedicated professional employees.


  • We have a solid reputation that sets the bar high in our industry

  • We’ve successfully developed a network of clients who value our services

  • Industry knowledge and wealth of operation experience which allows us to provide a broad range of environmental, industrial and emergency response solutions and products

  • An unyielding commitment to maintaining the highest operation and safety standards


Fundamental to everything we do is our commitment to valuing the talents of each individual and harnessing the combined strengths of our diverse work force. The people of NRC are committed to this partnership and are the cornerstone of our overall success. NRC provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match, Paid Time Off and much more!

We are currently seeking an On-Call Deckhand to join our growing team!

Position Overview:

Be responsible for the Safe and effective navigation and operation, of various types of workboats in the support of planned and emergency response projects. Operate workboats for deploying, retrieving and working with oil containment boom and various other pieces of equipment. Respond to emergency situations as needed as well as scheduled marine projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all safety and job related equipment is in good working order at all times.

  • Safely operate workboats during deployment, towing, and anchoring of oil spill containment boom and other equipment

  • Maintain all vessel equipment in good working order and ensure that vessel is clean, well stocked with supplies and spare parts at all times.

  • Assist in other types of spill clean up activities as needed or available. These duties may be land or marine related for both planned and emergency response project work. Potential for dirty and physically demanding work environment.

  • As an employee of a 24/7 emergency response company, you may be required to wear a respirator and you must comply with the Company facial hair policy. Because you are subject to emergency callout without warning, you must be clean shaven and ready for the immediate donning of a respirator at all times.

  • Must be able to work in often undesirable conditions, in inclement weather while being exposed to dust, fumes, dirt, heat, cold, noise, vibrations.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Needs a background in marine activities including anchoring, towing, pumping, and oil transfer.

  • Must demonstrate ability to operate a small boat for deploying, retrieving and working with oil containment boom; ability to run oil skimmers.

  • Must be able to conduct basic maintenance and trouble shoot small workboats and skimmers.

  • 24 Hour Hazwoper is preferred.

  • A valid Oregon or Washington Driver’s License is required with a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) that meets the NRC Business Driving standards.

  • A Class C or higher driver’s license with placarded materials endorsement is beneficial. Must have knowledge of local waterways.

  • The employee has the potential to travel out of town on short notice for extended periods of time.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Successful completion of a pre-employment background and substance screening process including, but not limited to, employment verifications, criminal search and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) search as well continued verifications throughout employment to ensure that all records meet company policy standards.NRC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in a drug free work environment to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

EOE‐Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities