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Staff Officer - Passenger expedition vessel

Region: Antarctic / Arctic

Sector: Maritime, Expedition Cruise Vessel

Function description maritime vacancy Staff Officer - Passenger expedition vessel

Due to expansion of our fleet we are looking for a Staff Officers

As a Staff Officer you have a key position next to the Master and Chief Officer and will remain as such even though you are a certified Master, fully capable of handling the Master’s duties should it become necessary. You liaises with the Master and Chief Officer. Further you will report to the Master about management of shipboard affairs related to your function.

Function demands maritime vacancy Staff Officer - Passenger expedition vessel

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as Chief Officer, 1st Officer or Staff Captain
  • Certificate of Competence (Unlimited Master’s license) plus all applicable STCW certificates
  • Experienced in (polar) ice navigation
  • Valid Polar Code Advanced certificate of proficiency
  • Valid PEC (Pilotage Exemption Certificate) for Svalbard is an advantage
  • Experience on passenger vessels is an advantage
  • Excellent verbal and written command of the English language
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills
  • Able to work in multicultural environment

Working conditions maritime vacancy Staff Officer - Passenger expedition vessel

  • Starting date: from July on
  • Fixed rotation schedule +/- 2,5 months on/off 
  • Permanent position 
  • Good employment benefits
  • Joining a professional and enthusiastic team
  • Exceptional sailing area’s
  • The selection procedure will start beginning of June 2021

Company description

Oceanwide Marine Services is the ship operator of the Oceanwide Expeditions Group

Oceanwide Marine Services operates with private and chartered expedition vessels and is responsible for the management and operations on board. All voyages have been carefully prepared and developed (routing, regulations, provisioning, crewing, excursions etc.) and are empathic to the natural conditions of the areas concerned and therefore unique in their design.

Even though Oceanwide Expeditions was founded in 1996, we look back at 32+ years of experience in expedition cruising with a thorough knowledge of the areas visited. The Dutch Plancius Foundation (1981-1996) was the predecessor of Oceanwide Expeditions. Our tours are constantly modified to guarantee the intended quality of our voyages.

For an impression of our expedition vessels, use this link

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Oceanwide Marine Services
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Phone number:
+31 118 623023
Visserijkade 5
4382 ZA
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