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Chief Engineer in United States Position Filled


  • Start Date: 2nd Aug 2019
  • Job ID #816059
  • Posted by: Representative

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Hands-on Chief Engineer who is looking for a challenge. Experience with Cummins engines.

Hands-on Chief Engineer required Three month position Vessel: 35m Trimaran Location: Halifax, Canada Itinerary: Halifax to Panama and then on to track illegal shark finning vessels around Ecuador

Package: Salary TBA, return flights to vessel and medical insurance while on board. THE SALARY IS LOW. Requirements: Y4 Minimum or equivalent. Experience with Cummins engines + very hands on/sole engineer! Experience with older vessels a plus. Must have exceptional reporting skills!!

*********** PLEASE DO NOT APPLY UNLESS YOU FIND THE FOLLOWING TO YOUR LIKING *************** Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has a VEGAN FOOD POLICY on board all ships. The ships are crewed mostly with VOLUNTEERS who have not been to sea before. The salary is on the lower end of the pay scale, as we run solely on donations. SSCS is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the protection, defence and conservation of all marine wildlife. We currently have 9 vessels in total with 5 of which are run by SSCS. This is not a Motor Yacht, however does not fit the other categories.


  • Vessel Size35m (115ft)
  • Vessel TypeMotor Yacht
  • Charter/PrivatePrivate
  • Position TypeRotational
  • Current LocationUnited States, Maine
  • Cruising ItineraryCaribbean Sea, Panama
  • Yacht Built1998
  • Number of Crew8
  • Yachting Experience5+ years
  • Posted 13th Aug 2019 by Representative

Language & Visas

  • English Fluent
  • Spanish Intermediate
  • VisasB1/B2


  • Engineering Qualifications (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) RIII/3 Y4 Chief Engineer (<200gt <1500kW)/ Second Engineer/ EOOW (SV) (<3000gt <9000kW) [Essential]
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