Vessel Cook- Paducah, KY

Marquette Transportation Company, LLC - Selmer, TN (30+ days ago)3.9


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About Marquette:

Headquartered in Paducah, KY and founded in 1978, Marquette is a leading provider of inland marine transportation services. Our Company operates over 130 tow and tugboats 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 is headquartered in Paducah, KY and has additional offices in New Orleans, LA, Larose, LA and Houston, TX. With approximately 1,500 vessel and shore-based employees, Marquette is the largest provider of independent towing services within the inland waterways.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Prepare all food products, including specialty diets to meet dietary or nutritional restrictions.
  • Create a variety of menu items switching meals on the weekly menu to accommodate products in inventory.
  • Plan menu to effectively plan, prepare and use leftover food.
  • Perform quality assurance on all food products, rejecting any items that are damaged or spoiled.
  • Prepare grocery orders to complete the menu and daily requirements.
  • Work closely with Captain to ensure vessel food budgets are maintained.
  • Operate standard cooking equipment and use kitchen and cooking utensils for large quantity food preparation.
  • Clean galley equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas in order to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.
  • Effectively coordinate, perform, and complete multiple duties in a timely manner.


  • Required physical activities include walking, standing, balancing, climbing, bending, stooping, lifting (up to 40 lbs.), reaching, and pushing/pulling, handling/digital dexterity, talking, hearing, and seeing.
  • Must be 18 or older to board a vessel.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in the English language per USCG regulations.
  • Must be able to be away for extended periods of time as schedules are generally 28 days away and 14 days home.

Marquette offers great pay, health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan with company match, safety incentives, holiday pay, and life insurance.

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Job Type: Full-time