Dockwalk - The Essential Site For Captains And Crew - Careers - A JUNIOR DECKHAND REQUIRED FOR A 51M MOTOR YACHT (CAYMAN ISLAND FLAGGED) (PRIVATE)


  • Position: Deckhand 
  • Location: Not specified 
  • Salary: Not Specified 
  • Employment Type: Permanent 
  • Posted on: Oct 12th 17 
  • Start Date: Immediate  
  • Apply by: Nov 12th 17 

Job Description

WORKINFORMATION: A private 51M Motor Yacht is currently searching for a juniorDeckhand to join the crew of 13. Present crew is 2 Americans, 2 British, 2Australians,  2 Germans, 2 NZ, 1 French , 2 Filipino. The ideal candidatewill need to be between the ages of 20-28 years or old. The candidate needs tobe keen and willing to learn and have a good attitude and personality. Nonvisible Tattoos are accepted. The candidate needs to have practicaldeck/boat/diving or other skills that he can bring to the table, trade skillswould be an asset.  If you have paint and varnishing maintenance this is abig bonus. The yacht owner loves diving / fishing so this would suit a deckhandwith these outstanding skills.

This is a full timeposition, not a seasonal job.

BENEFITS: On month annualvacation after 12 months service with a return flight to “home of record”.Medical Insurance & enrolment with Medjet Assist re medical evac. After 6months eligible for 50% (co-pay) reimbursement on personal medical insurancepremium (that is for coverage when not actually working on/for the vessel :injury whilst snow-boarding on a weekend off is not covered by any yachtinsurance).  After one year of service crew become eligible for a noncontributory retirement scheme. There is a crew contract following a letter ofemployment & other paperwork on joining. Familiarization training, SexualHarassment Policy etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:STCW 95 accepted worldwide, Must hold a b1/b2 visa or be prepared to obtainone; ENG1 Medical essential, Power boat license II . Other skills an advantagesuch as

Diver -instructors or dive masters ticket/Carpentry/Trade background & fishingwould be a bonus. 

ITINERARY:  Fiji2017 through to Feb 2018 in the South Island of New Zealand. Likely summer 2018in Tonga then later 2018 our 25 year survey/ yard either in Queensland or NSW.

START DATE: immediatestart

EMPLOYMENTTYPE:  Full time.  Will be a 3 month probation period. 

SALARY:  $2500.00USD per month is negotiable to the right personwith the right experience and attitude.

Toapply please email your CV in a word document to