Second Officer / The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

V.Ships Leisure Monaco
January 14, 2020
V.Ships Leisure Monaco
Deck Jobs
2nd Officer
not specified

JOB TITLE: Second Officer
REPORTS TO: Safety Officer

At more than 80 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays with us, the experience stays with them. As the premier worldwide provider of luxury experiences, we set the standard for rare and special luxury service throughout the world.

The Ritz-Carlton has taken the legendary service to sea with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection and seeks
experienced luxury cruise hospitality professionals to become one of our Ladies and Gentlemen.


The Second Officer is the Deck Watch Officer assigned to one of three (3) shift patterns. While on watch the
Second Officer carries the authority of the Master as his / her representative and is responsible for the safe
operation of the entire yacht, including navigation, stability, weather monitoring, mooring arrangements, gangway control, tendering, watersports, technical and safety system operation, propulsion, discharges and ship to shore transfers. In carrying out his / her duties the Second Officer ensures strict compliance with Environmental, Safety, Public Health and Security standards. While on watch, the Second Officer maintains close communication and interaction with the Engine Watch and security personnel and is responsible for initiating emergency response actions when necessary. Promotes that all Gold Standards and Brand Culture are embraced by the team at all times, particularly when assisting guests and Ladies and Gentlemen.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the Lady or Gentleman for this job. Functions, duties, responsibilities, and
activities may change at any time with or without notice. All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in
accordance with the Company's Safety, Quality and Environmental standards.


01. Responsibility to keep a safe bridge watch while at sea and in port. Ensures the highest professional
standards of navigation, safety, security, public health and environmental compliance are adhered to at all
times and appropriate efforts are made to ensure the comfort of our guests and Ladies and Gentlemen
02. In charge of the watch, the Second Officer is responsible for ensuring nautical operations are conducted to
the highest standards of Environmental, Safety, Public Health and Security compliance. Organizes work
tasks for personnel under his/her watch and is responsible for ensuring safe working practices are
03. Maintains close communication and co-operation with the Engine watch to obtain and a safe, comfortable
and economical sailing. In emergency situations, the Second Officer is responsible for initiating first
response actions and maintaining the integrity of the navigational watch
04. Promoting fiscal responsibility, the Second Officer initiates requisitions of nautical supplies, spare parts and
consumables to ensure critical charts, publications and equipment are always at hand while maintaining
close control of operational budgets
05. Assists the Chief Officer to ensure tendering and watersports are carried out in strict accordance with
company, national and international standards
06. Responsible to the First Officer in ensuring 'Self-Audits' of Bridge Operations are regularly conducted, the
bridge is kept clean and tidy, and bridge equipment is maintained to the highest standards
07. During off-watch hours the Second Officer will conduct voyage planning and assist the First Officer / Chief Officer with lifesaving and safety maintenance, training, and tank inspections
08. Responsible for the below Deck Department Responsibilities as defined in the Company's Safety Management System; Stability, Navigation planning and execution, Charts and publications, Bridge watchkeeping, Mooring Stations, Tender operations, and Communications
09. Supports newbuild operations to include work in the shipyard as appropriate


01. Model and hold others accountable for promoting the Gold Standards, respect and fair treatment
02. Ensures the Daily execution of Line-up in accordance with company standards and Brand Guidelines
03. Sets the department's expectations for desired behavior, knowledge and skill levels
04. Coaches others by providing constructive feedback; helps others identify developmental needs and monitors
progress; promoting an environment where everyone is valued and included
05. Demonstrates alignment with corporate strategies and initiatives while ensuring alignment throughout the
yacht organization


01. Valid Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) and flag certification for
the duration of the contract and appropriate to position
02. Chief Officer's License
03. Three (3) years' experience as a Senior Deck Watchkeeping Officer on a cruise vessel


* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to touch,
handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The Lady or Gentleman must
occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

* All Yacht Ladies and Gentlemen must be physically able to participate in emergency lifesaving procedures
and drills. Full use and range of arms and legs as well as full visual, verbal and hearing abilities are required
to receive and give instructions in the event of an emergency including the lowering of lifeboats. Ability to lift
and/or move up to 50 pounds.

* All Yacht Ladies and Gentlemen must be able to communicate in the English language in order to understand
and interpret written procedures. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal
forms and to effectively present information and respond to questions from guests, supervisors and coworkers.

As one of the Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, you are the most important asset in our service commitment to our guests. By joining us, as we not only meet but also exceed our guests' expectations, you embody the legendary service that makes us a leading luxury brand. To bring our vision to life, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has exclusively partnered with V.Ships Leisure for recruiting our Ladies and Gentlemen.

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