Able Seaman

Windstar Cruises
Recruiter:
Windstar Cruises
Category:
Deck Jobs
Position:
Able Seaman
Updated:
October 8, 2021

Summary: Deck maintenance duties

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reports directly to the Boatswain who reports to the Chief Officer
  • Does tendering duties when requested
  • Does deck maintenance duties
  • Does extra Security duties when required, ie gangway duties, helping on QM’s on the pontoon
  • Night Rounds when required
  • Assist the Technical Department with tank cleaning as required
  • Assists in the cleaning of galley ducts every month as required
  • Assists in the cleaning of lift shafts every month as required
  • Work aloft in mast and rigging

Requirements:

  • STCW Training- 4 Part Basic Training
  • CPSC / PSCRB / Lifeboat Certificate
  • AB II/5 Licence
  • Seafarers with Designated Security Duties
  • Company Tender Driver and Inflatable Boat Driver during first contract
  • Valid Seafarers Medical
  • Must pass a security background check

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel to the yachts and extended stay up to 6 months on board is required. Regularly required to sit and stand. Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job includes close vision. Some stress may occur, especially during traveling periods and during periods of daily activities.


STCW Certificates

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Work Experience Requirements

All applicants must have previous experience in working on a Cruise Ship.

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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