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Chief Engineer in United States


  • Start Date: 24th Sep 2018
  • Job ID #600997
  • Posted by: Representative

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Chief Engineer required for three month period

Vessel: Sea Shepherd 110 ft ex Coast Guard Cutter

Location: Currently in Jacksonville

Time Frame: Three Months or longer

Operation Milagro : To save the Vaquita dolphin in Mexico.

Package: Re-numeration is included but low due to the fact we are a NGO, return flights to vessel and medical insurance while on board.

Requirements: Ideally someone with a background in commerical and a minimum 3000kw.


Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the protection, defence and MARINE CONSERVATION of all marine wildlife. We currently have 11 vessels in total with 5 of which are run by Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.

We removed more fishing gear last year than all previous #OpMilagro campaigns combined. That’s 385 deadly pieces of illegal fishing gear removed from the Upper Gulf of California, and 854 animals saved. The Sea of Cortez is one of the most biologically diverse bodies of water in the world, we are also protecting a wide variety of species that live there. Sea Shepherd started the net removal initiative back in January of 2016, and since then we have maintained a presence in the Upper Gulf almost year-round. At this time of year, the totoaba migrates south away from the vaquita refuge, and so do the poachers. The ghost net program will continue with the partner organizations, and we will soon be back in the area to assist. Since we began having a presence in the Upper Gulf, Sea Shepherd has removed 808 pieces of fishing gear, saving over 3,000 animals. It is clear that without Sea Shepherd, the vaquita would not still be alive today.


  • Vessel Size33m (108ft)
  • Vessel TypeCommercial Vessel
  • Charter/PrivatePrivate
  • Position TypeSeasonal
  • Current LocationUnited States, Jacksonville
  • Cruising ItineraryGulf of Mexico, San Felipe
  • Yacht BuiltIsland-class cutter
  • Number of Crew16
  • Yachting Experience2 - 5 years
  • Posted 19th Sep 2018 by Representative

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  • English Fluent
  • VisasGreen Card


  • Engineering Qualifications (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) RIII/3 Y3 (<500gt <3000kw) - Chief Engineer [Essential]


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