Title: Driver         
Position: Full-Time/Hourly Non-Exempt
Reports To: Director of Crew Management & HR    
Division: Gulf-Inland    
Location: St Rose, LA
 
 
About Marquette:
Headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky and founded in 1978, Marquette is a leading provider of inland marine transportation services. Our Company operates over 130 towboats on the Mississippi River System, Gulf-Intracoastal Waterway, and near-shore coastwise market. In addition, the Company controls over 1,000 dry cargo barges. The Company has additional offices in St Rose, LA, Lockport, LA and La Porte, TX. With over 1,500 vessel and shore-based employees, Marquette is the largest provider of independent towing services within the inland waterways. We are the only fully integrated fleet in the industry that can do what we do. 
 
Position Summary:
Marquette Drivers are responsible for safely transporting crew members between our office in St Rose, Louisiana and crew members’ assigned vessel, which could be as far north as St. Paul, Minnesota and as far south as Corpus Christi, TX.  Crew trips can be 10+ hours depending on vessel location.   
 
Principal Responsibilities:
  • Safely drive crew members from the office to assigned vessels.
  • Pick up crew members from vessels and drive safely back to office.
  • Assist with loading and transporting groceries and supplies for vessels.
  • Conduct/lead pre-departure safety brief.
  • Assist with other driving and delivery needs.
  • Perform other duties as requested.
 
Qualifications:
  • Must have valid driver’s license with excellent driving record. 
  • Must pass a Motor Vehicle Records check and meet requirements of Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations (391.15).
  • Must pass Department of Transportation drug test.
  • Ability to follow navigation assistance and safely maximize efficiency of trips.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Reliable attendance.
  • Can work with little supervision.
 
Marquette offers competitive pay, health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan with company match, bonus plan, company paid life insurance, short- & long-term disability, flexible spending account, critical illness, accident insurance, and other incentives!