First Deck Officer

MSC Cruises
Reference:
JB00437
Published:
September 10, 2019
Recruiter:
MSC Cruises
Category:
Deck Jobs
Position:
1st Officer / First Mate
Salary:
not specified

JOB POURPOSE

The first Officer is in charge of ship navigation. He/she must ensure a safety conduction of Navigation and Manoeuvrings Operations during a watch.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Makes daily stability calculations;
  • Maintains all tank, cofferdam and void spaces;
  • Keeps the official ship certificates;
  • Keeps and improves, with the Master, the work safety on board;
  • Arranges continual training on safety work procedures for all personnel under his direct charge;
  • Prepares planned approaches for the Master's approval.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Fluent English, oral and written. Any additional language is considered an advantage;
  • Certificate of Competency IMO STCW Cap II/2;
  • Satisfy the requirements of the laws of the Flag State of the ship regarding health & physical requirements;
  • Extensive Successful Experience in a similar position within Cargo or Other Cruise Company;
  • Basic Windows based programs knowledge;
  • Sound supervisory skills;
  • Substantial interpersonal, oral, written communication and negotiation skills;
  • Proven ability to work in a harmonious productive team environment, exercising authority, diplomacy, and impartiality;
  • A recognised medical certification is required before starting to work onboard.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

  • USA VISA if in possess

STCW Certificates

You will need valid STCW certificates to apply for this position. Find an STCW course near you.

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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