2ND Officer

  • Full time
  • United States
  • @CMI Ship Management posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : April 25, 2022 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 21355
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 6 Years
  • Gender Male/Female
  • Industry Deck
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Stability – Timely calculation of the ship’s stability ensuring that the vessel at all times maintains draught, trim and adequate stability in compliance with the Ship’s Stability Book (including the “Instructions to Master” and any limitations that may impose) and the practise of good seamanship; Report to the Master any deviation from the requirements of the Stability booklet

Movement of Passengers – Responsibility for the overall implementation and supervision of the shipboard organisation for movement of passengers en masse during embarkation, disembarkation, shore excursions, emergency etc.

Statutory Safety Officer – Completion of Quarterly Safety Rounds, Hazardous Occurrence Reporting (including investigation, analysis and evaluation), where appropriate, making recommendations to prevent recurrence and monitoring that any recommendations are acted upon

Safety Training – Implementation and conduct of safety training following the procedures and instructions established in Company manuals including the Muster List/Bill

Safety Maintenance – Implementation of the Planned Maintenance System and the effective repair and maintenance of all fire fighting equipment and life saving appliances and other safety equipment; Advising the Master re any defects or malfunctions of safety related equipment

Deck Maintenance  – Maintenance of the vessel’s exterior decks, hull, structure and fabric

Tank Maintenance  – Maintenance, inspection and survey of all tanks, cofferdams, void spaces and internal hull & structure

Lifting Equipment – Monitoring the condition, inspection and maintenance of the ship’s lifting equipment including LSA, FFA, cargo gear, strops, wires, chain blocks etc

Deck Department Inventory Controlv – Control of stock level records and stores requisitions and of external services for the deck department

ey System & Safes – Responsibility for:

-The ship’s key system and the control and issue of master and sub-master keys.

-Ensuring that locks not on the master key system are kept to an absolute minimum and are only used for high sensitivity / security spaces.

-The ship’s safes

Security – Responsibility for the security of the ship and all personnel. Ensuring that the Ship Security Plan is enforced and complied with

Discipline – Documentation of disciplinary cases ensuring compliance with the requirements of the crew members contract of employment, the Company and the Flag State

Public Health Monitoring – Monitoring compliance with the requirements and health standards set or required by International Authorities, Port Health Authorities and other relevant bodies are met; Conducting Public Health sanitary inspections

Water Treatment Monitoring – Responsibility for monitoring and recording the treatment of potable, service and recreational water facilities and, where this treatment is not of an acceptable standard, the initiating corrective action

Environmental Operations – Verification and oversight of shipboard environmental management and compliance (both at the planning stage of the voyage and its execution) with all applicable environmental regulations; environmental training of the crew and promotion of environmental awareness amongst passengers

Pest Control – Co-ordination and organisation of the ship’s pest- control procedures; Monitoring the effectiveness of pest control and instigating corrective action where necessary

Rounds and Routines – Responsibility for the planning and co-ordination of ship’s inspections, rounds and routines in consultation with Heads of Department

Log Books and Shipping Legislation – Keeping the Ship’s Official Log Book, requiring a thorough working knowledge of the applicable Flag State legislation and requirements (including disciplinary cases, crew accidents and illnesses); Monitoring of International, Flag & Port State legislation and requirements and appraising the Master accordingly

Company Procedures and Instructions – Monitoring the practical application of the Company’s policy, procedures and instructions, reporting to the Master any instances where the ship is unable to or fails to comply

Cadet Training – Co-ordinating Cadet training on board and ensuring that any training programmes or requirements are adhered to

Navigation – Planning & Execution – The preparation, in consultation with the Captain, of detailed schedules for future itineraries; Liaison with the assigned Marine Planning and Port Operations ashore for risk assessing the voyages and ports; Ensuring that the navigational charts and publications required for the itinerary and for planning are carried on board; Laying down course lines, from berth to berth where possible, for the Captain’s approval, on all charts to be used for the forth coming cruise / voyage; In case of extensive changes to the planned itinerary, re-assessing and approving these with the Marine Planning and Port Operations Department ashore; Monitoring the operational condition of all navigation instruments, instigating corrective action when necessary

Charts & Publications – Ensuring nautical charts and publications are latest available and correcting the above up to the latest appropriate Notice to Mariners and recording the correction

Bridge Watchkeeping – Keeping bridge watches as required and identified by the Master; completion of rounds at the end of each watch, including those areas that are necessary for ensuring the safety, security and good order of the vessel, her crew and passengers

Mooring Stations – Attending mooring stations as instructed; Supervising crew assigned to mooring stations and ensuring that mooring operations are conducted in accordance with the advice in the Code of Safe Working Practice

Communications – GMDSS operations; tests of equipment as required; monitoring the antennas of GMDSS equipment; GMDSS logbook record keeping

Permit To Work System – Operation of the permit to work system

Cargo Operations – Cargo planning, including relevant calculations (securing, lashing forces, hazardous cargo segregation and management), communications and documents; cargo/vehicles traffic control; ventilation; watertight integrity

Medical care – Providing effective action for accidents and illnesses onboard; participation in coordinated schemes for medical assistance to ships


Potential candidates must have at least 6 years’ experience on a cruise ship. You must be fully vaccinated with FDA or WHO approved Covid-19 vaccines and must be fluent in English. Joining Ticket, Medical and Visa are provided.



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