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Harbor Dredge Worker l, II, III

  2022-07-15     Santa Cruz Port District     135 5th Avenue     $3,797 to $6,819 / month   


Santa Cruz Harbor is seeking a full-time employee to assist with dredging operations.

Harbor Dredge Worker I, II, or III

Performs semi-skilled to skilled labor and maintenance tasks for Santa Cruz Port District dredge operations and harbor facilities and infrastructure including buildings, grounds, landscaping, docks, and lift stations. Operates a variety of specialized equipment and vessels, and performs manual labor tasks. Duties may vary according to job assignment and experience and may include operation and maintenance of dredges, vessels, equipment and vehicles; maintenance and repair of harbor facilities, buildings, grounds and related tasks; monitoring, maintenance and repair of equipment, marine engines, pumps, hydraulics and electrical systems; operation and maintenance of heavy construction equipment; maintenance of daily logs and records of work performed; compliance with environmental and safety regulations, Port District rules and regulations and applicable US Coast Guard regulations.

Successful candidates must be able to perform work in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures; work effectively and courteously with the public, outside agencies, and coworkers; work independently and as part of a team; lift and use heavy tools and equipment.

The complete job description(s) are available on the Port District's website at

Full-time position

$3,797 to $6,819 / month, depending on qualifications and experience

Full benefits including medical, dental, life, long-term disability insurance. CalPERS’ retirement (tiered plan placement dependent on member status). 

Experience / Education Requirements:
High school diploma or GED equivalent and one to five years of experience in facilities and/or marina maintenance and construction, dredging operations, workboat operations, and maintenance, marine engine maintenance, deckhand, or related work.

Must possess a valid California Driver’s License and be insurable for the operation of Port District vehicles. Possession of any of the following certifications is desirable: SCUBA diving, welding, equipment operator, Red Cross lifesaving certification.


(Please do not FAX or email application documents.)

Application Deadline: Friday, July 8, 2022, 5:00 PM

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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