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Chief Officer/1st Mate in Italy


  • Start Date: 7th Nov 2018
  • Job ID #631699
  • Posted by: DmB Yachting Group

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Chief Officer

• 41+ meter • Private Motor Yacht • Med

DmB Yachting group is currently recruiting a professional & experienced chief officer to join the team on a private 40m+ yacht. The emphasis is on high performance, safety, security and teamwork. The Captain is looking for a competent and motivated chief officer to join the vessel and learn all aspects of running the vessel with the aim of taking command in October 2019.

The role

The successful candidate will be working closely with an experienced Captain. The primary role is for a hands-on chief mate who is willing to get stuck in on deck as well as being competent in all aspects of navigation, ISM, ISPS, boat handling, crew training, drills and running the deck.

This role will require a very keen and motivated individual who is looking to step up and take command of the yacht in late 2019 upon the current Captains departure.

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate for this role will have; • Minimum of 3-4 years experience • Chief mate on similar size yachts • Or Captain on smaller size yachts • Minimum Master 500 preference to Master 3000 • Competent at managing and assisting guests in water sports activities • Good administrative skills • Proven longevity • Excellent references • Fluent English language • B1B2

State date is ASAP Interviews starting immediately

The package is negotiable and to be discussed with Captain.

If your profile matches these criteria we would love to discuss this opportunity further with you.

NB: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted due to the high volume of applications received, thank you.


  • Vessel Size41m (135ft)
  • Vessel TypeMotor Yacht
  • Charter/PrivatePrivate
  • Position TypePermanent Position
  • Current LocationItaly
  • Cruising ItineraryMediterranean Sea
  • Yachting Experience2 - 5 years
  • Looking for Team/CoupleNo
  • Posted 14th Nov 2018 by Agency

Language & Visas

  • French Advanced


  • General Qualifications Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (A-VI/6-2) [Essential]
    Proficiency in Security Awareness (A-VI/6) [Essential]
    ENG 1 (Medical - NO Limitation/Restrictions) [Essential]
    STCW 95 (STCW 2010) [Essential]
  • Master/Skipper Qualifications (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) MCA CoC Master <500gt / Class 5 [Essential]


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