Skip to content

Mainline Vessel Cook (Jeffersonville, IN; Paducah, KY; Memphis, TN; St. Louis, MO)

Mainline Vessel Cook (Jeffersonville, IN; Paducah, KY; Memphis, TN; St. Louis, MO)

ACBL: Mainline Vessel Cook (Jeffersonville, IN; Paducah, KY; Memphis, TN; St. Louis, MO)

American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) has four (4) Mainline Vessel Cook positions available to fill.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to remain on vessel for 28 day rotating assignments
  • Prepare meals in conformance with Company nutrition standards
  • Order sufficient quantities to support the crew’s nutritional requirements
  • Work closely with vessel master to ensure vessel budgets are maintained
  • Maintain the galley and all its utensils and equipment in accordance with Company sanitation requirements in all areas that are used for food storage
  • Conduct job briefings with self and other crew (as needed) prior to starting a new task / galley crew change
  • Use proper lifting techniques
  • Wear hair net while working in the galley
  • Keep galley cabinets, shelves and pantry neat, orderly and clean

Educational Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED
ServeSafe Certification before orientation

Specific Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have minimum 3 years professional cooking experience with another maritime towing company
  • Must be ServSafe Certified
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow safety and work related instructions. Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to plan extended menus and order appropriate supplies within budgetary requirements
  • Ability to live on a vessel for a rotation of at least 28 days
  •  TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Card) by time of interview/or receipt at interview

As a leader in inland barge transportation, ACBL moves the grain, dry bulk and liquid commodities relied upon by consumers, businesses and industries every day. ACBL provides a wide array of barging solutions to meet your transportation needs and the flexibility required to support your business. With one of the nation’s largest and newest inland river barge fleets, ACBL operates the safest, most reliable and efficient equipment for transporting cargoes along 7,200 miles of U.S. inland waterways. With a fully integrated network, we provide transloading, warehousing, storage and fleeting services to support barge transportation throughout the Mississippi River System and its tributaries.

To learn more and apply for this position: