1st Electro-Technical Officer for Saga Cruises

V.Ships Leisure
V.Ships Leisure
Deck Jobs
1st Officer / First Mate, ETO
January 5, 2023
  • Rank: 1st Electrician
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Joining Date: Feb 27, 2023
  • Type of Vessel: Passenger Ship
  • Engine Details: .
  • DWT / GRT: 57600

Why work for Saga Cruises?

Attractive contractual working arrangements:

  • 3-stripe officers and above offered 2 months on / 2 months off
  • 2-stripe officers and below can choose from contract lengths of 2 months on / 2 months off or 3 months on / 6 weeks off)

Permanent contract options available – Saga Cruises are investors of the best talent. Based upon your performance during your first contract with them, a permanent contract (paid all year round) for all officer roles can be awarded

Free healthcare awarded after 12-month’s service for those on permanent contracts

All flights, transfers and accommodation between the seafarer’s home airport and vessel is paid for by the company along with revalidation of any STCWs and CoCs as required

Pension option and bonus opportunities available for 4-stripe officers and above

Unlimited family travel available, subject to terms and conditions

Free WiFi allowance each month for the duration of your contract

V.Ships Leisure are looking for a 1st Electro-Technical Officer to work with Saga Cruises.

Embarkation: 27/February/2023

Salary in GBP/per month worked on board - TBD upon interview

Contract 3 months +/-1


License / Qualification requirements;

High Voltage Certification

Kongsberg automation systems experience
Podded drive experience

Line Manager: CETO

Direct Reports: 2ETO, 2nd Electrician, Electronic Systems Engineer, Computer Systems Officer, Electrical Assistants


Assist CETO with Technical Department Responsibility 15 - Electrical Equipment

Responsible to the CETO for:

  • The management of the electrical sub-department
  • The safe and efficient repair, maintenance, testing and operation of all electrical and electronic equipment on board
  • The day-to-day management, control and development of electrical staff.

Additional Duties

  • Attend passenger social events as directed by the Head of Department.
  • Partake in inspections, trainings and meetings as directed by the Head of Department.
  • Ensure direct reports are line managed effectively in accordance with Saga and V.Ships appraisal policies
  • Ensure accessibility to direct reports and support individual’s needs, sourcing advice and reporting matters of a personal nature confidentially to the Head of Department where necessary.
  • Other shipboard tasks pertaining to departmental operations as directed by Head of Department.
  • Attending trainings and office visits arranged by V.Ships where possible



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