2nd Deck Officer

2nd Deck Officer
June 11, 2019
Paul Gauguin Cruise Line
Deck Jobs

Experience as Second Deck Officer on cruise ships is esential. To join the vessel ASAP.

Authority and Interrelation

  • Independent navigation and watch-keeping officer.
  • Authorised to supervise staff under his charge and take all immediate measures within the scope of the position to maintain a safe and efficient navigational watch.
  • Reports to the Master for navigation-related matters and to the Staff Captain / Chief Officer for safety and maintenance issues.
  • Co-ordinator (along with the Chief Officer / Staff Captain) for anti-pollution activity.

Responsibility (including but not limited to)

  • Understand and abide by all relevant documentation, regulations, guidelines and procedures. Sign copies as instructed by the superior officer to indicate understanding of the same.
  • Report any undesired events, unsafe practices or near accidents observed to the superior officer/s and attempt to rectify them if safely possible.
  • Perform navigational watchkeeping duties while at sea and supervision of work while in port, as assigned by the Master or Staff Captain.
  • Perform other navigational duties including, but not limited to voyage planning, maintenance and upkeep of ALL charts, publications and other records related to watch keeping, navigational warnings and weather reports.
  • Perform anchoring/berthing or mooring station duties as assigned by the Master and conduct pre-pilotage/port checks on Bridge equipment as instructed by the Master.
  • Perform security related duties as required by the Ship Security Officer.
  • On GMDSS vessels, the second officer shall carry out radio related duties as directed by the Master.
  • Assist in medical duties under the supervision of the Master and Staff Captain.
  • Assist in the upkeep and inventory management of the ship’s medical locker and equipment.
  • Assist in the upkeep of LSA & FFA equipment on board as required by the Master or the Staff Captain.
  • In charge of shipboard clocks and chronometers.
  • Prepare abstracts, forms and other clerical duties as delegated by the Master.
  • Participate actively in all drills and exercises conducted onboard. Impart training as instructed by the Master or Staff Captain.
  • Will be a member of the safety committee or any other official shipboard body set up under the authority of the Master, if called upon to do so.
  • To understudy the Chief Officer / Staff Captain and any other duties delegated by the Master within the scope of the rank.
  • Maintain an awareness of environmental and energy efficiency aspects and impacts as relevant to your role, and act as departmental environmental and energy efficiency representative if required (where applicable to the vessel ISO accreditation standard).
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