A FIRST MATE REQUIRED ON A PRIVATE SAILING YACHT (FOREIGN FLAGGED)
A 58m sailing yacht is currently searching for a FIRST MATE to join their crew of 10. Candidate needs to be a strong sailor with a minimum of 3-5 years on a large sailing yachts. They need to have demonstrable experience with all aspects of Safety Management Systems (SMM), watch keeping, sailing and sail handling (inc. rigging), preventative maintenance systems, crew management, and vessel handling.
- Administration experience: They will need to have worked with an ISM system. Part of their duties and responsibilities are maintaining the vessel’s SMS, which includes; operations reporting to the Management company, maintaining the validity of the ships documents and certificates, and maintaining the onboard safety culture through the periodic safety drills regime.
- Deck crew: consist of Captain, Mate, Bosun, and one Deckhand.
- The owners of this yacht are very energetic, engaging and personal so the yacht is requiring a crew-member that meets this criteria. You need to be the kind of person who is a ‘go-getter’, 'self-starter', and is motivated to do the best possible job for all the right reasons is what’s required.
Ft Lauderdale, Mediterranean season, followed by Caribbean then onto the Pacific
Chief office qualifications or Minimum OOW, strong sailing back is a must on a large yachts B1/B2 visa; Min. OOW. PADI Open Water would be desirable, as would previous experience of the IDEA vessel maintenance program.
START DATE: immediate start-
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time with 3 month trial period
SALARY:$ Paying in USD dollars and paying extremely well to the right candidate. Salary will be discussed in the interview if you should obtain one.