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Second Officer – Kingdom of Fife

The Role

Working on board our Kingdom of Fife vessel you will assist the Chief Officer to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the vessel at all times, the Ships Second Officer is the vessels navigating officer and the designated Shipboard Safety Officer.

Principal Responsibilities

  • To perform the duties and responsibilities of the Shipboard Safety Officer
  • Ensure that all Navigational charts and publications are corrected to date
  • Maintenance of Lifesaving and fire fighting Equipment
  • To assist the Master in Passage planning and ensuring the availability of all necessary charts and publications for the voyage
  • Take control of a Mooring or Anchoring party as required
  • Deputise for the Chief Officer in his Absence
  • To perform bridge and deck watches as appropriate to the vessels operation
  • Take charge of a Cargo and Bridge watch
  • Take control of counter pollution teams as required.
  • Comply with pollution prevention requirements
  • Responsibilities as identified as part of the vessels Emergency teams.

The Must Haves

  • Officer of the Watch Deck II/2 Unrestricted (<3000gt) and Certificate of Equivalent Competency if CoC obtained outwith UK
  • Advanced Fire prevention and firefighting
  • FF & FP certificate
  • Personal Safety and Social responsibilities
  • Personal Survival techniques
  • Proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats
  • Medical First aid aboard ships
  • GMDSS radio operators certificate
  • Unrestricted ENG1 Medical Certificate

What’s in it for you

We offer an excellent package with pension, life assurance, Cycle to Work scheme and much more as well as opportunities for on-the-job training and career progression within a stable environment.

As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining.

  • Role Details

  • Location
    Various Locations
  • Role Type
    Permanent | Fulltime
  • Closing Date
    Jun 23, 2023
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