Portsmouth – Fishbourne & Portsmouth – Ryde ships
With employment to commence in early March and run until a minimum of September 2018 we are seeking to recruit fixed term Chief Officers / 1st Mates. The successful candidates will preferably hold a Master or Chief Mate Certificate of Competency although a minimum Officer of the Watch Unlimited Certificate is acceptable. Preferably candidates will have previous experience working with passengers. Effective leadership and communication skills are essential. You will be in overall charge of the deck department, managing the safe and efficient control of passenger and vehicle loading, ensuring the deck crew meet all relevant statutory requirements and acting as the interface between the Master and ship’s crew.
In addition to your professional skills and qualifications you will be extremely customer focused, empathetic and able to motivate your crew to deliver excellent customer service.
In return we offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at sea but still go home at night!