Members of the deck department are responsible for the underway replenishment rigs, dry/liquid cargo handling, forklift operations, and helicopter flight deck operations. They also stand watch while in port or at sea, and perform routine deck maintenance such as cleaning, painting, chipping and preserving the ship. All deck department watchstanding positions require Standards of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping (STCW 95) with Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch (RFPNW).
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For a complete description of duties and requirements, click the positions listed below.
In addition to your primary position, interested CIVMARs may apply to serve in our Surface Rescue Swimmer Program (SRS) as a collateral duty. Contact a recruiter for additional requirements/qualifications.
|First Officer - Mixed Work Schedule||$74,837|
|Damage Control Officer||$89,263|
|Assistant Damage Control Officer||$81,051|
|Ordinary Seaman||$25,846- $29,935|
Current Open Deck Positions
The following positions in the deck department are currently accepting applications.
Announcement opens 14 August through 18 August 2017.
The Third Officer serves as a Deck Watch Officer and is responsible for the safe navigation of the vessel as well as assisting the Master and Senior Deck Officers in carrying out their responsibilities.