Deckhand for 62 meter private yacht

Deck Jobs
Fort Lauderdale
Job updated:
April 7, 2021
This job advert has been checked and approved by Yacrew.

DECKHAND POSITION - 200-foot Private yacht that Winters in the Bahamas / Caribbean and Summers in the US East Coast / Mediterranean

Looking for a professional, and mature person to serve as a Deckhand in our deck department. The Deckhand should have some experience in the superyacht industry, or aboard private vessels, and is keen to learn and work hard. It is essential that the Deckhand can perform assigned tasks efficiently with a positive attitude in addition to interacting with owners and guests in a professional manner.


  • STCW/Security Awareness and refresher if applicable
  • Current medical certificate (ENG1 or US Equivalent)
  • Valid Passport
  • Valid B1/B2 Visa, and Schengen if applicable

Job Responsibilities:

  • Cleanliness of the yacht wash downs, stainless polishing, waxing
  • Assisting Bosun and Mate in maintenance projects, sanding and taping up for varnishing, or painting, caulking, filling
  • Hands on leader of deck crew
  • Continued learning of yacht maintenance, operations and systems, line handling, tender driving, navigation, safety, water sports

Required Skills:

  • Good work ethic
  • Positive attitude
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to learn on the job
  • Ability to take direction
  • Professional appearance

Other Requirements:

  • Mid 20’s to late 20’s, mature, serious types, well mannered
  • Male, healthy, physical fit nonsmokers. No electronic cigarette users
  • No visible and non-visible tattoos
  • Neat clean cut, clean shaven (every day)
  • Polite, and respectful to crew, owner and supervisor – Chief Officer, Chef, Chief Stewardess, and Chief Engineer
  • Longevity with good references

Couples: Only couples or teams with longevity, and great references working together will be considered

Excellent Compensation & Benefits package for the right person

  • Extensive pre-screening - background/criminal/previous employment reference checks, and drug screening

Compensation Package:

  • Pay $3,000.00 USD per month
  • Holiday 38 days per year
  • Airfare 1 Round trip flights per year
  • Medical & Dental

Certificates and Qualifications:

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.