2nd Officer


Job Summary

Deck Officer
Asst. Safety, Navigation
Watch keeping Officer – On behalf of the Master, in command during his/her watch
Bridge Team Member
3.0 Responsibility and Authority

Commit to the Company’s Core Values – carry out daily activities following the R.I.T.E. way – Respect, Integrity, Trust and Excellence are the foundation of all our actions, every day, in everything we do.
Assume personal responsibility for safety and the environment. Be accountable for themselves and the safety of others in their vicinity. Environmental consciousness forms one part of this accountability.
Safety of Navigation, as specified in rules and regulations.
When vessel in port, comply with procedures.
When on watch enter in the deck logbook time and location of entry whenever Enclosed Spaces Permit is issued.
When on watch directly responsible for carrying out the preparation work and signing off on the assigned sections of the Works Underwater permit.
When on watch provide positive report regarding the Bridge readiness.
During the watch monitor the Watertight Doors status.
During the watch adhere to Emergency Procedures.
When on watch cooperate to ensure Safe Access to the Vessel.
Consult with the Master and assess accurate weather forecasts and navigational warnings for the relevant area prior departure.
Prepare for the pilot card information sheet.
Assist in Familiarization With the Vessel of lower-ranked deck Officers.
Ensure that the navigational charts required for the itinerary and for planning are available on board.
Inform the Master of navigational progress during the voyage cruise including speed and other relevant matters.
Correct and update the nautical publications and charts up to the latest appropriate Notice to Mariners/correction available.
Ensure that cancelled charts are clearly marked as such and removed from the bridge.
Maintain the vessel’s flag inventory.
To prepare a handover report prior leaving the vessel.
Comply with all requirements of the SMS – checklists, etc.
Attend mooring stations as instructed by the Staff Captain.
Notify all Department Heads on time zone changes.
Daily calculations of sunrise and sunset times and delivery of this information to the Cruise Director and the Information Desk.
Assist the Staff Captain and the Safety Officer concerning emergency drills for guest and crew.
All other duties as assigned.

* This post does not represent current live opening. After submitting your resume, the cruise line will keep your information on file for open positions.


Education and Experience

Deck Officer qualifications and licenses in compliance with all International and National conventions and regulations.
Deck Officer license, endorsed by the Flag State, and all of the certificates as required by the STCW 95.
Some experience on passengers’ vessels as Deck Officer of or equivalent position.
Full knowledge and understanding of the Company SMS.
Thorough knowledge of the vessel he/she is assigned to.
Managerial skills including but not limited to:
i. Seamanship

ii. Team Work

iii. Communication

iv. Time Management

v. Computer Literacy

vi. Customer Service

5.0 Subordinate Positions

6.0 Reports to

Staff Captain

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