Dockwalk - The Essential Site For Captains And Crew - Careers - A FIRST MATE ON A 51M MOTOR YACHT (CAYMAN ISLAND FLAGGED) (PRIVATE)


  • Position: Chief Officer 
  • Location: Not specified 
  • Salary: $7500.00 USD 
  • Employment Type: Permanent 
  • Posted on: Apr 24th 19 
  • Start Date: Immediate 
  • Apply by: Jun 6th 19 

Job Description

A private 51M MotorYacht is currently searching for a First Mate to join the crew of 13. The idealcandidate will need to be between the ages of 28-38 years old and ideally haveat least two-three years experience as a First Mate on a yacht this size or larger.Non visible Tattoos are accepted. The yacht owner enjoys fishing anddiving so the candidate needs experience preferably in diving so a Dive Master/instructorsqualification would be a bonus.  A good hands-on knowledge of yachtmaintenance is expected including: Awlgrip/ Awlcraft2000 paint, small amount invarnishing. You will be expected tohandle the tenders and lead by example.

The deck departmentconsists of: Chief Mate/Bosun andthree deckhand

BENEFITS: One month annual vacation after 12 months service with a returnflight to “home of record”.  Medical Insurance & enrolment with Medjet Assist re medical evac. After 6 months eligible for 50% (co-pay)reimbursement on personal medical insurance premium (that is for coverage whennot actually working on/for the vessel: injury whilst snow-boarding on aweekend off is not covered by any yacht insurance).  After one year ofservice crew become eligible for a non contributory retirement scheme. There isa crew contract following a letter of employment & other paperwork onjoining. Familiarization training, Sexual Harassment Policy etc. 3 monthprobation period.

QUALIFICATIONS: MCA Chief Mate 3000grtor recognised equivalent, ENG 1 medical, diving instructors or dive master.Strong knowledge in handling tenders. 

ITINERARY: The yacht is currentlyin New Zealand and will cruising Australia and Asia

EMPLOYMENTTYPE:  Full time.  A 3 month probationperiod is required.


SALARY:   USD 7,500.00 per month is negotiable  tothe right person with the right qualifications and experience. (longevity isimportant)