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Chief Officer / 1st Mate

  • Post Date:28th January 2020
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3 Applications
  • Vessel Type Ferries
    Salary £22.75 - £25.86 per hour (£17.06-£19.39 whilst training).
Job Description

Vacancy:

Fixed term Chief Officer / 1st Mate

Job title:

Chief Officer / 1st Mate

Portsmouth – Fishbourne & Portsmouth – Ryde ships

Job description:

With employment to commence mid February and run until a minimum of September 2020 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!

Pay Rate: £22.75 – £25.86 per hour (£17.06-£19.39 whilst training).

How to apply:

If you are interested in this vacancy, please send your CV to recruitment@wightlink.co.uk detailing your reasons for applying, qualifications, skills and experience. Please include all your contact details, including your address, landline and mobile telephone numbers.