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Wage and Hour Division

Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

47490 General Vessel Assistant

Performs a variety of duties concerned with the operation, maintenance, repair, and cleaning of equipment and facilities in the deck, engine, and steward department areas. Duties include scaling, buffing, and painting deck and superstructure; cleaning, washing, or polishing decks, passageways, brightwork, machinery, and equipment; and securing cargo.