Cooly Worker vacancy in Kerala State Water Transport Department

PSC Notification for Kerala State Water Transport Department.Applications are invited from qualified candidates for appointment in the undermentioned post in Kerala Government Service
Before applying for the post candidates should register as per One Time Registration through the official website of Kerala Public Service Commission. Candidates who have already registered can apply through their profile.

About Kerala State Water Transport Department 

Kerala State Water Transport Department (SWTD) is a governmental department that regulates the inland navigation systems in the Indian state of Kerala and provides inland water transport facilities. It stands for catering to the traffic needs of the inhabitants of the waterlogged areas of the Districts of Alappuzha, Kottayam, Kollam, Ernakulam, Kannur and Kasargode. The department is headed by the State Minister in charge of transportation.

This system consists of 1895 kilometers of waterways, including navigable rivers, backwaters, and man made cross canals. Most of these are in Travancore-Cochin region. Of the 44 rivers in Kerala, 41 of the westward flowing rivers combine with back waters and man made canals to form an integral part of inland navigation system.

Category No



Kerala State Water Transport

Name of Post

Cooly Worker

Number of vacancy

1 (One)

Method of appointment

Direct Recruitment


  • Pass in Standard VII or equivalent qualification
  • Should possess good physique
  • Proficiency in country cart pulling and swimming (To be tested in a practical test)

Age limit

18-36. Only candidates born between 02.01.1980 and 01.01.1998 (both dates included) are eligible to apply for this post. with usual relaxation to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Communities.

Scale of pay

17000 – 35700

How To Apply

Candidates must register as per “ONE TIME REGISTRATION” with the Official website of Kerala Public Service Commission before applying for the post. Candidates who have registered can apply by logging on to their profile using their User-ID and Password. Candidates must click on the 'Apply now' button of the respective posts in the Notification Link to apply for the post.

Important Dates To Remember

Last date for receipt of applications :- 05.10.2016 Wednesday up to 12 Midnight.