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2nd Officer / cruise

Sector:
Cruise Ship/Leisure
Location:
ww
Rank:
2nd Officer
Vessel Type:
Passenger/Ferry
GT:
37049
Date Posted:
23 October 2018

Vacancy Details


We are looking for experienced 2nd Officer  ready  to join one of the SAGA's cruise vessels  on 25/Nov/2018  for a handover…



Salary will be in GBP - will be advised upon interview



Contract will be based on 242 days (3 months on/6 weeks off) – fixed term contract will be issued initially.



2nd Officer Job Description



Licence / Qualification requirements;


Required – C/O Unlimited CoC


Line Manager;


Staff Captain



Responsibilities as per V.Ships S&QMS;



Deck Department Responsibility 23 – Bridge Watchkeeping



Responsibility for:





         Keeping bridge watches as required and identified by the Master in accordance with the Safety Management Manual and FOM 1 - Marine Operations.



         The composition of each watch is to be adequate and appropriate to the prevailing circumstances and conditions.




o   In normal operating conditions the composition of the watches will be (at minimum) 1 certified Deck Officer and 1 able seaman.


o   The watch composition in conditions other than normal will be set by the Master e.g. restricted visibility, ice zone, high traffic density, manoeuvring, etc.


o   The 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.



Deck Department Responsibility 24 – Mooring Stations





         Attending mooring stations as instructed by the Staff Captain.


         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.



Deck Department Responsibility 26 – Communications




         Assisted by Electronics Officer



The Officer(s) in charge of communications and communication equipment has a direct reporting responsibility to the Master, particularly in respect of statutory requirements for confidentiality of communications.



He is responsible for:




         GMDSS communication in case of emergency


         GMDSS and radio traffic operations.


         General maintenance of the GMDSS equipment.


         Inventory control of the GMDSS stores and spare.


         The control of services to the GMDSS equipment.


         Accounting requirements for radio communications.


         Obtaining information re weather conditions before the departure of the ship and at least every 12 hours when the ship is at sea.


         Ensuring that emergency radio batteries (and any other rechargeable batteries for communications equipment including aldis lamps etc) are in good condition and fully charged.


         Ensuring any emergency associated radio/GMDSS equipment is regularly tested (ie SARTs, EPIRBs etc)


         Monitoring the Antennas of the GMDSS equipment are in good condition


         Ensuring that GMDSS record keeping routines are in compliance with Statutory Regulations and Master's instructions.



 


To assist the following with their responsibilities as per V.Ships S&QMS;



 


Assist Staff Captain with Deck Department Responsibility 1 - Stability



Responsibility for the 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. (see also Fleet Operations Manual 139 "Stability").



The Officer responsible is to:





         Liaise closely with the Chief Engineer, who will provide the information in order that the condition of all tanks and spaces can be monitored, in order that the loading, discharge and ballasting of tanks and other spaces can be planned in advance


         Conduct daily stability calculations.


         Train all Deck Officers in the calculation and control of the ship’s stability and familiarise them with the ship’s stability requirements.


         Familiarise Engineer Officers with the ship’s stability requirements


         Practice damage stability calculations and damage control procedures for conceivable damage scenarios with the Deck Officers and any other staff involved.


         Report to the Master any deviation from the requirements of the Stability booklet.


         Ensure that the regulations covering watertight integrity, subdivision and damage control are complied with.



Assist Safety Officer with Deck Department Responsibility 5 - Safety Maintenance



Responsibility for:



The implementation of the Planned Maintenance System and the effective repair and maintenance of all fire fighting equipment and lifesaving appliances and other safety equipment.



Assist Staff Captain with Deck Department Responsibility 20 - Cadet Training



Responsibility for co-ordinating Cadet training on board and ensuring that any training programmes or requirements are adhered to.



Assist Staff Captain with Deck Department Responsibility 25 - Tender Operations



Assisting in tendering operations as required by the Staff Captain.



Any task assigned by the Staff Captain.



 


Additional Duties



 


Maintain Safety Equipment on behalf of the Safety Officer as follows;




         Lifejackets


         Lifebuoys


         EPIRB


         SART


         Immersion Suits


         Lifeboats


         Liferafts



Additional Bridge related duties as follows;




         Updating the Shipsure Position List.


         Updating of passenger’s track chart and daily port/sea weather for passengers


         Noon Position in Log Book


         Completion of SAF 131


         Stationary/F&B orders for the bridge.


         WTDs Testing at Sea


         Bridge Pyrotechnics



 


B1.3 – 2nd Officer Job Description (Environmental)



Licence / Qualification requirements;




         Required -  OOW Unlimited


         Desired – OOW Unlimited



Line Manager;




         Staff Captain



Direct Reports;





         None



Performs Appraisals for;




         None



 


Responsibilities as per V.Ships S&QMS;



 


Deck Department Responsibility 15 – Environmental Operations




         Assisted by Hotel Controller or Sanitation for issues regarding garbage management and disposals


         Assisted by Chief Engineer for Air Emissions and related matters, bunker transfers and fuel quality,


         oily water discharges, sludge offloading and all the garbage relating equipments.



Responsibility for the 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.



This includes but is not limited to:




1.    Hazardous materials and hazardous waste management


2.    Garbage management and disposals


3.    Waste water discharges


4.    Air emissions


5.    Bunker transfers and fuel quality


6.    Oily water discharges and sludge off-loadings



when there is no dedicated non-watchkeeping Environmental Officer onboard, items 4, 5 and 6 are to be assigned to the Chief Engineer assisted by/ delegated to engine officers as appropriate



Responsibility for the environmental training of the crew and promotion of environmental awareness amongst passengers.



Deck Department Responsibility 16 - Pest Control




         Assisted by Hotel Controller or Sanitation Officer



Responsibility for:





         Co-ordination and organisation of the ship’s pest-control procedures.


         Monitoring the effectiveness of pest control and instigating corrective action where necessary.



 


Deck Department Responsibility 23 – Bridge Watchkeeping



Responsibility for:





         Keeping bridge watches as required and identified by the Master in accordance with the Safety Management Manual and FOM 1 - Marine Operations.



         The composition of each watch is to be adequate and appropriate to the prevailing circumstances and conditions.




o   In normal operating conditions the composition of the watches will be (at minimum) 1 certified Deck Officer and 1 able seaman.


o   The watch composition in conditions other than normal will be set by the Master e.g. restricted visibility, ice zone, high traffic density, manoeuvring, etc.


o   The 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.



Deck Department Responsibility 24 – Mooring Stations





         Attending mooring stations as instructed by the Staff Captain.


         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.



 


To assist the following with their responsibilities as per V.Ships S&QMS;



 


Assist Staff Captain with Deck Department Responsibility 1 - Stability



Responsibility for the 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. (see also Fleet Operations Manual 139 "Stability").



The Officer responsible is to:





         Liaise closely with the Chief Engineer, who will provide the information in order that the condition of all tanks and spaces can be monitored, in order that the loading, discharge and ballasting of tanks and other spaces can be planned in advance


         Conduct daily stability calculations.


         Train all Deck Officers in the calculation and control of the ship’s stability and familiarise them with the ship’s stability requirements.


         Familiarise Engineer Officers with the ship’s stability requirements


         Practice damage stability calculations and damage control procedures for conceivable damage scenarios with the Deck Officers and any other staff involved.


         Report to the Master any deviation from the requirements of the Stability booklet.


         Ensure that the regulations covering watertight integrity, subdivision and damage control are complied with.



Assist Staff Captain with Deck Department Responsibility 13 - Public Health Monitoring




         Assisted by F&B Manager (day to day matters)



Responsibility for:





         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 to facilitate the above



Assist Staff Captain with Deck Department Responsibility 14 - Water Treatment Monitoring




         Assisted by Ship Services Engineer



Responsibility for monitoring and recording the treatment of potable, service and swimming pool


water and, where this treatment is not of an acceptable standard, the initiating corrective action.



Assist Staff Captain with Deck Department Responsibility 20 - Cadet Training



Responsibility for co-ordinating Cadet training on board and ensuring that any training programmes or requirements are adhered to.



Assist Staff Captain with Deck Department Responsibility 25 - Tender Operations



Assisting in tendering operations as required by the Staff Captain.



Any task assigned by the Staff Captain.



 


Additional Duties



 


The 2nd Officer Environmental shall provide oversight of the environmental processes onboard.  In addition to the above their duties will include the following;





         Liaise with the Chief Officer regarding environmental limits for voyage planning purposes and provide a two-person-check of the Voyage Plan prior to the Navigational briefing.



         Prepare schedules to be used in conjunction with the Voyage Plan notifying relevant parties of the vessels position in reference to various environmental areas



         Weekly inspection of the following Logs to ensure environmental operations are logged correctly and if not that discrepancies are reported;




o   Deck Log Book


o   Garbage Record


o   Engine Log


o   Oil Record Book


o   Shared Electronic Environmental Log



         Responsible for the storage and offloading of Hazardous waste



         Updated Ships Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP)



         Attend the Monthly Safety and Environmental Meeting



         Partake in the weekly PH inspections



         Assist Chief Officer with Bridge related tasks as follows;




o   Stock control of Flags


o   Up-keep of Navigational Shapes