Our Client requires to fill the following position for a new project in one of the Islands in the British Indian Ocean Territory.



  • Handles and secures mooring and towing lines during berthing/unberthing of craft.
  • Provides assistance to passengers in boarding and disembarking from ship’s gangways and ensure that the boat captain is informed/advised of any situation/incidents accordingly.
  • Provides medical first aid assistance and renders CPR to passengers experiencing health or physical difficulties/injuries until the rescue or assistance arrives.
  • Performs assigned scheduled (PMS) maintenance requirements on boat and onboard equipment, IAW Navy’s 3-M System.
  • Participates in dock and sea trials of crew boats after repair/maintenance, ensuring boats are safe, operational and seaworthiness.
  • Participates in oil spill containment and recovery, and linehandling services during mooring/unmooring of ships, to and from piers, as required.
  • Maintains awareness to all safety requirements and keeps the boat and all boat compartments/cabin/bilges clean, including work areas in good housekeeping at all times.
  • In the event the boat captain is physically incapacitated to perform his duties, incumbent operates the radio communication system and maintains constant communication to Port Control Tower reporting and receiving information/instructions, handles the boat safely and in seaworthy manner until the rescue or assistance arrives.
  • Performs other duties as required to support contract requirements of A-06.

 BASIC JOB QUALIFICATIONS: (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must speak, read and understand English language both orally and in writing.
  • Must complete the On-the-job Training (OJT) for Crew boat Deckhands, including oil spill training.
  • Must have knowledge in Boat Handling and Seamanship Skill, basic radio communications and use of firefighting equipment.
  • Must have knowledge in Medical First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
  • Must pass the overseas medical screening and be in good health.
  • Must pass 2nd Class Swimmer qualification level


  • Boat Handling and Seamanship Skill Training.
  • On-the-Job Training for Crew boat Deckhands.
  • First Aid/CPR certificate.
  • Certified PQS 301 (Maintenance Personnel), Personnel Qualification Standard for Ship’s Maintenance and Material (3M) System.
  • NSF-DG Facility Response Training
  • Qualified 2nd Class Swimmer 


  • High School graduate or its equivalent.
  • Attended formal education in maritime studies or equivalent training is preferred but not necessary.


  • Minimum of one (1) year experience aboard vessel as Deckhand


Only candidates with valid passports are encouraged to apply. 

Qualified and interested applicants who meet the specifications to send their CV, to, and clearly indicating the position on the email subject line.

Salary is paid in dollars and the breakdown is as follows:

  • If one work for 40hours per week – $ 425.00 (Net Salary)
  • If one works for 48hours per week – $ 510.00 (Net Salary)

Other benefits include;

  • Free meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) will be provided.
  • Laundry facility – Available.
  • Overtime: Work in excess of 8 hours per day or work performed on a rest day and/or holiday, will be paid at the base salary rate.
  • Overtime: Work in excess of 8 hours per day or work performed on a rest day and/or holiday, will be paid at the base salary rate.

Please note these are being reviewed on rolling basis.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For your application to be considered please adhere to the above instructions