Third Officer

Recruiter
Mercy Ships
Location
West Africa (various locations)
Salary
Voluntary
Posted
04 Feb 2019
Closes
04 May 2019
Expenses
Unpaid
Commitment
Short Term

Are you interested in coming with your family? This position qualifies for a family cabin on board. Get in touch today to find out more!

The Third Officer volunteer position, part of the Deck department, will be located on the Africa Mercy, the world's largest charity hospital ship.

Summary: Assist the Chief Officer in the daily supervision of the Deck Department, in accordance with the Master's standing and special orders.

About the role: The maritime volunteers on-board the Africa Mercy are a vital part to making it possible to bring hope and healing to the people of Africa. If you have spent your career on the sea and want to use those skills to make a positive change in the lives of others, our ship could be your next great adventure! 

About you: (we can help you obtain or update certain certificates if necessary)

  • Certificate of Competency in accordance with STCW A-II/1
    • unlimited tonnage and area 
    • no limitations on ECDIS or ARPA
    • recognized by Malta
  • Valid Security Awareness certificate in accordance with STCW A-VI/6
  • Valid Crowd Management certificate in accordance with STCW A-V/2-1
  • Valid Basic Training certificate in accordance with STCW A-VI/1
  • Valid Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats certificate in accordance with STCW A-VI/2
  • Valid Advanced Fire Fighting certificate in accordance with STCW A-VI/3
  • Valid Medical First Aid certificate in accordance with STCW A-VI/4-1
  • Valid ARPA certificate
  • Valid GMDSS Operator's license
  • Successful completion of ECDIS Type Specific - Manta Digital (obtained on board)
  • Ability to speak and understand English effectively

Questions about this information? Send us an email: volunteering@mercyships.org.uk or call 01438 347 480

We recommend all interested applicants to submit an application six months in advance of your target service date.

For more about Mercy Ships UK, please visit www.mercyships.org.uk 

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