Able Seaman / Quarter Master

MSC Cruises
Reference:
JB00426
Published:
July 26, 2019
Recruiter:
MSC Cruises
Category:
Deck Jobs
Position:
Able Seaman
Salary:
not specified

JOB POURPOSE

The Able Seaman / Quarter Master on board will stand watch as helmsman and lookout, maintain a steady course, execute all rudder orders and communicate using navigational terms relating to heading and steering.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Handles the maintenance, cleanliness and manoeuvring of the ship;
  • Secures navigational watch in order to prevent any possible hazard to the ship;
  • Controls at the gangway with the Officer on duty;
  • Performs the manoeuvring and the maintenance for the safety of the ship, the passengers and the Crew;
  • Minimises the wastage of materials while respecting all rules relating to injury, safety and pollution preventions;
  • Is capable to drive the Tender/ Lifeboat when the ship is at anchor.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • MUST BE over 18 years of age;
  • STCW “Basic Training” (Basic Fire Fighting, Personal Survival Techniques, Elementary First Aid, PSSR), “ Watchkeeping Certificate” Reg.II/4 and “Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat” are compulsory;
  • Fluent in English (both written and spoken);
  • School-leaving certificate;
  • At least 2 years of experience in deck department and minimum 1 year of experience as Quarter Master/helmsman;
  • Minimum knowledge of PC;
  • Sufficient knowledge in Fire Fighting techniques and injury prevention;
  • Sufficient knowledge in maintenance, technique and seamanship;
  • Good knowledge of COLREG Regulation.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

  • VISA working permit, Entry and/or Transit VISAs may be required depending on ship itinerary;

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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