- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at Kirby Inland MarinePros
Kirby will hire you,having no experience, and provide the training needed to take you where you want to go in this industry.Cons
Kirby pays it's employees less than they would make doing the same job for any other company in the marine transportation industry.RecommendsPositive OutlookNo opinion of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied online – interviewed at Kirby Inland Marine.Interview Details
-Filled out online application
-Received a phone call a month later (which was ALSO a phone interview to feel you out). Before hanging up, I was asked to participate in 2 online assessments (one behavior and one logical). They say it's not pass or fail but it is.
-Received a phone call inviting me in for an interview.
-At the interview there was a 9th grade word reference test I had to complete. I believe this was in place to make sure no one else took your online assessments for you.
-After passing that, you go in for the interview. The interview is more conversational than anything.
-Afterwards you fill out a conditionals employment offer along with new hire paperwork.
-Then you head over to the doctor/clinic where you have to fill out ALL your health information. EVERY injury, surgery, prescription, etc. it's about 50 pages long (not exaggerating). Blood/Alcohol test,Physical, Vision test, Breathing test, X-Ray, and EKG.
-After results come back OK, you'll receive notice when and where your training takes place for two weeks.Interview QuestionsNegotiation DetailsNo negotiation. It comes out being a raise every 2 months, then 4 months, etc as you climb the ladder.Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
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Avoiding highways and railways, Kirby Inland Marine uses waterways to carry liquid bulk cargo. The primary subsidiary of Kirby Corp., Kirby Inland Marine operates a fleet of about 915 tank barges and 240 towing vessels. Hauling petrochemicals accounts for the majority of the company's sales; other freight carried by Kirby Inland Marine includes crude and refined petroleum products and agricultural chemicals. The company's operations span the major inland waterway systems of the US, including the Mississippi River and its tributaries, the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, the...