AB Sailor

ORGANIZATION: MSC CRUISES

BUSINESS AREA: DECK

LINE MANAGER: BOSUN/STAFF CAPTAIN

 

JOB PURPOSE

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 ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • 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 prevention;
  • Is capable to drive the Tender/ Lifeboat when the ship is at anchor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS (skills, competencies, experience)

  • MUST BE over 18 years of age;
  • Fluent in English (both written and spoken);
  • At least 2 years of experience in deck department and minimum 1 year of experience as QuarterMaster/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.
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CERTIFICATIONS

  • School-leaving certificate;
  • Security Duties;
  • Crowd Management & Crisis Management and Human Behaviour;
  • STCW95 “Basic Training” (Advanced Fire Fighting, Personal Survival Techniques, Elementary First Aid, PSSR), “
  • Watchkeeping Certificate IMO C.O.C. Reg.II/4 or II/5 and “Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat” are compulsory;
  • A recognised seafarer’s medical certification is required before starting to work on board.

 

TRAVEL DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS (if any)

  • Passport
  • Seaman’s Book
  • MMRV and COVID VACCINE Certifications

 

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