Chief Officer - Permanent - Dubai

Deck Jobs
Chief Officer
Job updated:
January 25, 2023
This job advert has been checked and approved by Yacrew.

Main Details

  • £5,000.00
  • Dubai
  • Permanent


We are recruiting a Chief Officer for a 50m private and charter M/Y based in Dubai. Looking for someone with a good knowledge in seamanship, who is self motivated with strong leadership skills. You will have a thorough knowledge of all deck practices and be experienced/happy to train your exterior team. The yacht has just undergone an extensive refit and intends to be a busy dual season vessel with summers cruising the Mediterranean and winters in the Gulf region. The longest boss trip intends to be around 8 weeks during the summer, with frequent guest and boss trips throughout the rest of the year.


  • Report to the Captain, assist with navigational watches
  • Maintain LSA/FFE equipment and Safety Management System
  • Navigation & passage planning
  • Overseeing Bosun and deck team, teaching/training
  • Managing inventories
  • Tender driving
  • Managing the set up and maintenance of onboard water sport equipment
  • Overseeing maintenance of the exterior

Ideal Candidate

  • Good administrative skills
  • Great work ethic, leadership and management skills.
  • Guest relation skills, charter experience essential
  • Good knowledge of all deck practices
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of water sport equipment/toys
  • Must be skilled in boat handling/tenders
  • Professional appearance, positive attitude and a proven leader
  • Longevity in previous roles
  • Verifiable references
  • OOW
  • Yachtmaster Offshore
  • Basic STCW+ Refresher
  • SSO or PDSD
  • ENG1 or equivalent
  • Covid vaccination required
  • Must be eligible to work in the UAE
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Non-Smoker/No visible tattoos
  • Male due to cabin arrangements


    Salary: €5,000+ Per Month DOE
  • Annual Bonus
  • Medical insurance
  • Return flights to and from your port of repatriation
  • 60 days annual leave
  • Permanent contract
  • Regular tips from the Principal
  • Responsible Consultant: Luke Quaintance
  • Job Status: Live

Work Experience Requirements:

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

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.