CHIEF MATE

REPORTS TO: Captain

SUPERVISORY DUTIES: 2nd Mate, 3rd mate, Deck hands

POSITION SUMMARY:

Ensure the safety and comfort of the vessel, guests and crew as a Bridge Watch Officer and perform as the vessels Security Officer.The Chief Mate is also responsible for managing the deck crew. The Chief Mate leads and manages according to the Core Values of True Alaskan Hospitality as defined in our Mission Statement that drive the Guest Experience Culture.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE:

QUALIFICATIONS:

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Duties and responsibilities are generally performed in a Marine Operations setting, primarily onboard a vessel but also pier side on turn-around-days. You may be required to share a cabin with one other shipmate of the same gender, and will be required to be courteous of your movement in and out of the cabin while your shipmate is sleeping.

You must be physically able to work a 12- hour workday. On any given day hours could be more or less. You may be required to wear protective clothing/eyewear for activities including handling of chemicals and cleaning agents. Some of your work will involve engaging guests and may include talking on a PA system. Physical demands include lifting up to 50 pounds repetitively, and passing along to other crew such as in loading ship’s stores, luggage, linen, etc. Also must have the ability to climb a 7-foot vertical ladder and fit through a 28-inch wide hatch.

Working aboard ship can be very demanding but at the same time very rewarding, which is driven by the guest’s appreciation of your efforts to deliver our unsurpassed True Alaskan Hospitality.

NOTE:

This job description is intended only to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee in this position. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills or abilities required of persons so classified or assigned.

 

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