Deckhand 44m Private Motor Yacht- Sydney

Date posted:
January 10, 2017
Deck Jobs
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Are you an experienced deckhand looking to advance your career Australia?

Do have solid tender driving experience and able to take direction? 

A high profile 44m private superyacht is on the search for an experienced deckhand to join their team of 10

The yacht operates a diverse program spending time in summer in both Sydney and Pittwater. Over Winter the yacht may venture further afield travelling to the Great Barrier reef or onto islands around the Pacific

There is an extremely high standard aboard this yacht and the deckhand must be clean cut and presentable at all times.

There is an excellent crew dynamic on board and candidates that can contribute to a happy, positive and professional work environment will be highly regarded.

While the positon will involve the usual deck duties, the deckhand will also be mentored and trained in more senior responsibilities including bridge watches, anchoring, navigation, seamanship, crane operations, drills and boat handling.

This is a terrific opportunity to advance your career and training, gaining experience that will catapult you into a senior deck position

The successful candidate will have…..

  • Power boat level 2 or higher, NSW boat/ Jet Ski license
  • STCW, ENG 1, or AMSA Medical
  • Excellent tender driving experience in all weather conditions. Experience driving jet boats and jet skis
  • Positive attitude and keen to listen and learn
  • Some bridge watch experience
  • Experience with docking and lines
  • A genuine love for Water sports, fishing  and the ocean. Dive qualifications will be a bonus.
  • High attention to detail
  • Full work rights for Australia
  • Longevity in previous positions
  • The ability to live ashore in Sydney

This is a live ashore role and candidates must have their own accommodation here in Sydney 

The yacht operates two deckhands who share the duties, working under an experienced Bosun and Chief officer

Itinerary: Sydney, Pittwater and potential East Coast or Pacific Cruising Winter 2017

Salary: Above Australian industry standard and negotiable to secure the right candidate

Start: flexible

This is an excellent opportunity to advance your deck career while also maintaining a shore based existence.

The yacht will also consider solid candidates currently overseas, looking to return Sydney, however candidates located close for interviews will be highly regarded.

Work Experience Requirements:

All applicants must have previous experience in working on a Yacht.

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