Hercules Offshore Seeks and Rewards Top Talent

on July 17, 2014 at 12:30 PM

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At Hercules Offshore, our goal is to be the preferred offshore drilling and liftboat company for all stakeholders including potential employees. We have the highest quality workforce in the industry to pursue new opportunities, expand our global footprint, and find better ways of working together – building success.

While Houston, Texas is our headquarters, we have operations in 10 countries and in a wide range of geographic settings, including some of the world’s most challenging areas. From the Gulf of Mexico to the Arabian Sea, and now on to the North Sea, we have a proven track record of responsible drilling for oil and natural gas.

The dedication and capabilities of our employees form the foundation of our success. Our objective is to grow our workforce and enhance its skills while broadening our diversity. To meet this objective, we focus on developing our employees, retaining our valued contributors, promoting from within and recruiting top talent while positively impacting the communities in which we work and live.

We search for top talent at career fairs, college campuses and military and veteran sponsored events. We also take advantage of various forms of social media including LinkedIn, and we use industry-specific internet job boards such as RigNet. Current employees are also offered compensation for referring successful employees to Hercules Offshore. We make it easy for potential candidates to apply online at www.herculesoffshore.com with helpful recruiters always available to shepherd the candidate through the process.

Hercules Offshore understands that life involves more than just a job. We have established a variety of competitive benefits and programs that support employees and their families. At Hercules Offshore, we promote healthy living and support a healthy workforce in many ways. We offer a robust wellness program where employees earn monthly cash incentives, prizes and even a truck. We work safer and with greater focus when we take care of ourselves and our families.

Hercules Offshore provides a generous savings retirement plan so employees can plan for a secure future and offers financial benefits for employees and their families in the event of serious illness or injury.  These benefits include short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and accidental death insurance at no cost to employees.

Company-sponsored picnics and employee appreciation celebrations bring the Hercules Offshore family from around the world together each year. These events help us share our commonality while celebrating our diverse culture at Hercules Offshore.

All employees have the opportunity to impact the success of Hercules Offshore. To do something big – something that could not happen anywhere else.

Kim Riddle is Vice President of Human Resources at Hercules Offshore.