Work on board brand new company VIRGIN VOYAGES vessel Valiant Lady (currently at shipyard in Italy under construction)

Joining in summer 2021

The Offer:

  • Work on board brand new company vessels - Scarlet Lady or Valiant Lady
  • Be a part of special Virgin Voyage’s lifestyle and philosophy and grow together
  • Contract length - 7 months on, 3 months off
  • Free food and accommodation on board
  • The employer is going to provide or reimburse expenses for the following:

STCW certification, Joining tickets, Pre-Employment Medical Examination (PEME), Necessary Visas, other joining expenses, such as transfers, hotel accommodations, subsistence during travel.

    The Gig:

    The Able Seaman assists the Bosun in the completion of duties and maintenance involved in the Deck Department.

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Performs a variety of routine maintenance duties in order to affect the vessels upkeep.
    • Responsible for the upkeep of exterior deck areas and maintaining a clean, tidy condition.
    • Complies with Bridge Resource Management values.
    • Handles ropes and cables during mooring, berthing and departing operations.
    • Performs all operations connected with the launching of lifesaving equipment, lowers and raises tender boats, lifeboats or rescue boats.
    • Assists Bosun with on-the-job training of Ordinary Seaman

    Additional Responsibilities:

    • Proficient in the use of lifesaving, damage control and safety equipment onboard.
    • Partake in inspections, trainings and meetings as instructed by the Head of Department.
    • Other tasks pertaining to departmental operations as instructed by the Head of Department.
    • Ensures that the set standards are kept.

    Super Powers Required:

    • Min. 12 months experience in Deck Rating role. Any type of vessel but preferably passenger fleet
      • Deck Watch Rating Certificate II/5 for DECKHAND (AB) or Certificate II/4 for JR DECKHAND (OS)
      • All other certificates as required by the STCW code for this position
      • Very good command of the English Language


      Last updated: April 10, 2021

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