Any work for ordinary seaman?

I have been waiting for my MMC finally got it. Now i cant find a job im located in Staten Island N.Y.and i have applied to literally everywhere Dann ocean towing, Reinauer, Mc allister, Moran, Kirby Henry marine, Millers launch, Buchanan, Bouchard, I even went to the union hall with a guy that i know thats in the union and all they say is ‘yeah we spoke to the delegate now you’re on the waiting list’ Can anyone please help im going crazy trying to find a job!!!