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Chief Officer/1st Mate


  • Start Date: 26th Feb 2018
  • Job ID #501358
  • Posted by: The Crew Network - Ft. Lauderdale

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Position: Chief Officer

JOB ID: 34725

Yacht: 55 - 60m - Expedition

Start date : Immediate

Itinerary : Indian Ocean, Asia, Australia & Pacific based for the next 4 years.

Requirements: CM 3000 , valid STCW10, ENG1. Australian/NZ visa and Schengen if needed. Positive, friendly, outgoing personality. No drama type personalities.

Must be a team player with the following skills :

  • Chief Mate 3000gt COC (should have held position on similar size yacht for minimum of 2 years)

    • Experienced in ISM/ISPS

    • Excellent interpersonal skills, dynamic crew and guests demand this. Will be the liaison between departments. Diplomacy is required.

    • Excellent time/ project management skills. Must be organised and strong planning skills

  • Busy itinerary means longs hours and remote locations. Routine can be monotonous at times. Must be comfortable with this, and be able to keep crew moral up.

  • Excellent tender driver / boat handling skills / water sports orientated

    • Large Crane experience valuable

    • Good longevity, Strong leader, patient teacher.

  • Dive master or Instructor will have preference over those without.

    • Not a necessity but ideally looking for a all round waterman (fishing, diving, surfing, kitesurfing)

    Salary paid : based on experience ( but good package and time off schedule is great) Very good

Job Specifics: A great job for someone that wants to travel off the beaten path.

Package: Leave per year : 6 weeks paid (year 1) increased to 8 weeks paid (year 2)

Commercial Registered Yacht: Yes


  • Vessel Size60m (197ft)
  • Vessel TypeMotor Yacht
  • Charter/PrivatePrivate
  • Position TypePermanent Position
  • Cruising ItinerarySouth Pacific Ocean
  • Number of Crew13
  • Yachting Experience2 - 5 years
  • Looking for Team/CoupleNo
  • Posted 12th Feb 2018 by Agency

Language & Visas

  • English Fluent


  • General Qualifications STCW 95 (STCW 2010) [Essential]
    ENG 1 (Medical - NO Limitation/Restrictions) [Essential]
    Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (A-VI/6-2) [Essential]
  • Master/Skipper Qualifications (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) MCA CoC Chief Mate <3000gt [Essential]


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