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.