The Walt Disney Company First Officer in United States
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As First Officer you will be the Senior Watch Keeper and during the watch the Master's representative on the Bridge, leading the Quartermasters on Bridge duty, safety work and fire patrol whilst also providing professional and social guidance to team members.
You will report to the Staff Captain (except reporting to the Master for navigation)
Level: 2.5 stripes Officer
Be the Navigation Watch leader on a dual watch with a Junior Deck Officer
Purchase and maintain all publications and charts
Oversee cruise planning and itineraries, working directly with the Master regarding all navigational matters
Oversee mooring stations during arrivals and departures
Manage the daily routines of all navigational instruments; report any deficiency to the Staff Captain and Master
Oversee all the emergency/pyrotechnic equipment on the Bridge and reporting this on the preventive maintenance system
Maintain the on board PC ship-handling simulator
Assist the Chief Officer Safety with Crew safety training, maintenance of LSA and FFE
Uphold the general safety management responsibilities in areas and operations under your control
Chief Mate unlimited license or higher
2+ years' experience as Senior Watch Keeper on medium to large cruise vessels preferred
Fluent written and spoken English
Enthusiasm about guiding other team members
This is a shipboard role.
Benefits offered year-round, on contract and off-contract, as long as return contract is signed, including Major Medical Coverage, Short & Long Term Disability, Life Insurance and Retirement Savings Plan Option
Be genuinely interested in a career at sea and willing to live and work onboard a Disney Cruise Line vessel
Be willing to follow and perform safety role, emergency responsibilities and associated responsibilities as specified in the ship Assembly Plan
Be willing to uphold the general safety management responsibilities as specified in the Safety Management System in areas and operations under their control
Be appreciative of working and living in a multicultural environment that has strict rules and regulations
Have a valid passport and C1/D Seaman's visa (DCL will provide you with documents to obtain this)
Complete a pre-employment medical
Obtain a criminal background check
Bring approved work shoes
Disney Cruise Line is a drug-free workplace. All new hires are required to undergo drug/alcohol testing within the first week onboard and throughout their contracts. Failure to pass the drug/alcohol testing will result in immediate termination.
Job ID: 784777BR
Job Posting Company: Parks, Experiences and Products
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