Experienced Captain for Sydney based 24m+ M/Y (SHCH)

Date posted:
February 6, 2018
Deck Jobs
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  • Are you a Captain familiar with Sydney waterways?
  • Hold at minimum a Master 4?
  • Experienced driving vessels 20m+?

Our client has a 24m+ motoryacht needing an experienced Captain to join this family yacht based in Sydney. The vessel runs with a crew of 3, so the Captain must be a team player and help where needed.

We are looking for a capable, honest person who has great organisational and administration skills, good marine knowledge and experience travelling through Sydney waterways on overnight trips.

This position is live ashore however, you are required to stay onboard when the vessel undertakes overnight or extended trips. The vessel mainly has guest trips over the weekend, so days off would be in lieu of this.

The successful candidate will have the following Qualifications/Training:  

  • Relevant Captain qualifications (Master 4 minimum) + experience driving similar sized vessels
  • Engineering qualification highly regarded

Desired Attributes:

  • Mature and professional
  • Positive and happy personality
  • Experienced with cruising Sydney Harbour
  • Engineering knowledge
  • Eligible to live and work in Australia
  • Must have own accommodation in Sydney as not required to live onboard unless travelling

 Start date:  As soon as the right candidate is found

Salary:  Depending on experience.  You will need to be legal to work in Australia, ie Aust. or NZ passport or permanent residency for Australia

To Apply :  Send your CV in Word format and application letter addressing all the points of eligibility on this job post.  Please ensure that you have a good quality recent photo, indicate the validity date of your ENG1, your current location and availability dates and have at least 3 Referees with all contact details on your CV. Written references are good support for your application so please send these too.

MLC regulations now require us to sight your primary qualification, your photo ID and your ENG1.  So please send these also.  

Work Experience Requirements:

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

Language Requirements:

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

Certificates and Qualifications:

All applicants must hold a valid ENG1 certificate to be able to apply for this position.

A valid STCW Basic Safety Training certificate is required from all applicants. Please sign up for an STCW course and obtain the certificate if you don't have it yet.

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