Chief Officer for 55m MY, Private.

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Chief Officer
Job posted:
July 28, 2022
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West Nautical are recruiting a Chief Officer for a 55m MY, Private.

To be the “front of house” for the deck department including daily in-depth guest interactions during excursions and tender trips (you and the bosun will be the main tender drivers) requiring you to be confident in conversation, but not overly familiar with guests.

Responsible for the overall running of the ISM, ISPS, MLC, MARPOL & GMDSS systems on board and their record keeping, in conjunction with the Capt. Chief Eng. And Bosun, including the running of drills and safety related training, creating risk assessments and permits to work. Inspecting and servicing on a weekly, monthly, and annual basis the LSA, FFE, GMDSS equipment. Ultimately leading to the successful completion of class, flag, and internal audits/ surveys.

Be relied on to run a safe navigational watch and training the deck dept. in the same, as well as assisting with ship manoeuvres from the aft deck and at appropriate times be in command for arrivals and departures from docks and anchorages.

Be responsible (with the Bosun) for passage planning and keeping the full suite of charts and publications updated using the on board and online systems and teaching the deck crew the same.

To be the on board medical and safety officer, holding relevant certification for both roles.

Keep deck dept. accounts up to date and inform Capt. of any large budgetary requirements for deck dept.

Qualifications: Chief Mate 3000gt, STCW updated and valid ENG 1.

Start Date: ASAP

Package: 1 return holiday flight a year to place of repatriation (or equivalent cost to elsewhere).

Full (MLC) medical insurance.

Salary: €6,500 starting but negotiable depending on experience and the right candidate.

Leave is 38 days per year, but a longer package could be worked out for the right candidate (non-rotation).

Itinerary: Currently in the Seychelles, will return to the Med for the rest of the summer / Winter – Caribbean.

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.