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Senior Deckhand - East London

Region:
Home Counties, London
Sector:
Marine Jobs, Other sector Jobs
Contract Type:
Permanent
Salary Description:
£Competitive Salary plus 20% Overtime Payment
Posted:
02-May-19
Start Date:
ASAP
Job Ref:
J3788

Job Title: Senior Deckhand

Location: East London

Salary: £Competitive Salary plus 20% Overtime Uplift

Introduction:
Our well-established client is now recruiting for a Senior Deckhand to join their team at their site in East London. The successful candidate will direct and supervise the safe loading and unloading of vehicles and foot passengers from the terminal and vessel.

£COMPETITIVE SALARY PLUS 20% OVERTIME UPLIFT, PENSION SCHEME, LOCAL PAY ENHANCMENTS, HIGHER LEVEL DUTIES ALLOWANCE, TRAINING AVAILABLE.

Senior Deckhand Responsibilities:
- Ensure all deck crew execute their duties and responsibilities (routine inspections) to a high standard.
- Also act as Mate and assume all duties of the Mate with authorisation and direction of the Captain.
- Ensure daily safety inspections of vessels, secure spaces, passenger areas, safety equipment and stock.
- Accurately count vehicle and foot passengers from the deck reporting figures to the Bridge before each trip.
- Take immediate action in the event of emergencies/malfunctions according to operating procedures including where required, use of life saving appliances and rescue boats.
- Ensure the safe mooring and unmooring of vessels.
- Report damage to the vessel, personal injuries of crew and any environmental incidents.
- Coordinate deckhand and terminal cover including the transfer of resources from the other vessel.
- Supervise the Deckhands in the general operation of ferry and linkspans.
- Ensure deckhands complete routine inspections of the vessels and general maintenance in accordance with the OPM.
- Support the management of staff performance, conduct, training and development.

Senior Deckhand Applicant Requirements:
- Hold level 1 tier 2 Boat master’s licence for cat D, UK inland waterways and local knowledge endorsement.
- Valid ML5 Seafarer’s medical certificate or equivalent.
- STCW 95 Certificates: Personal survival techniques, firefighting and prevention, first aid, small ship’s navigation and radar, crowd and control and crisis management and ISM familiarisation.
- Strong working background within maritime regulatory knowledge.
- Deckhand experience on a large passenger vessel, safe loading/unloading of vehicles and foot passengers.
- Up to date in MCA competent crew familiarisation.
- Operational Safety Management system.

Senior Deckhand Benefits:
- £Attractive Salary Pro Rata.
- 20% Overtime Uplift.
- Pension, Local Pay Enhancements, Higher Level Duties Allowance.
- Training Available.
- 36 hours per week (5-week shift pattern).

PLEASE APPLY VIA LINK BELOW OR CALL KIM ON 0191 323 3895

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