1st Officer Safety

Title 1st Officer Safety
Category Deck and Engine, Onboard
Job Information

The 1st Officer Safety will act as a watch-keeping officer and will be the designated safety training officer. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Ensure the vessel’s life saving equipment are kept in excellent condition and the maintenance of the equipment is carried out per National, Foreign, and equipment manufacturer’s regulations and recommendations.
  • Conduct all safety related trainings (but not limited to the below)
    • Pre-departure safety training
    • Lifeboat/Liferaft training
    • New hired crew training
    • Safety duties training
    • Fire fighting, galley, and housekeeping training
  • Maintain the SOLAS training manual and must have thorough knowledge of Safety Management Systems.
  • Assign safety duties, update safety training plans and in-Port Manning Lists
  • Assist in monitoring crew members STCW certification and ensure all crew assigned safety duties have relevant certification
  • Act as the deck fire team leader
  • Participate in Tender, Zodiac and Marina operations which will include driving, lowering and securing operations or any other duty as directed by Chief Officer


  • Extensive experience in a similar position on board a cruise ship with a world-wide sailing itinerary.
  • Appropriate licenses and certificates as required by International & National Conventions & Regulations.
  • Unlimited Master’s license and documented experience from passenger vessels
  • Knowledge and experience using current navigational electronics and computerized equipment
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
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