2nd Officer- 180’ Expedition / Scientific Research MY – Western Australia, PNG, Indo Apply Now

Are you an Australia or New Zealand officer interested in joining an expedition yacht with a unique focus?

Do you like working for personable owners who have a good track record with crew retention?

Position Snapshot

  • Private & Scientific research focus
  • Heavy Diving focus (Diving Experience Optional)
  • OOW or Master 4 (Or Near Achieving)

A very high profile 180’ Expedition superyacht is on the search for a 2nd officer to join their unique program & team

The vessel is used for a mixture of private owner trips and scientific research.

Past science trips include: deep trench dives in the Indian Ocean & Ocean bed discovery missions in PNG

As there is a dive focus on the yacht the 2nd officer will have the option of heading up their ‘private’ Dive Program if holding Instructor COC or similar

The 2nd Officer must also be competent on the bridge and leading a large deck team

Previous Superyacht experience is necessary but time in other ‘hands on’ expedition style programs will be looked on favourably

Lots of action in his role for the right candidate and not your usual push the chamois yacht

Program will include: Perth (base) , Exmouth, Montebello, Rowley Shores, Kimberley, PNG, Indo , Beyond?

The Ideal Candidate

  • OOW or Master 4/5 (May consider Yachtmaster + OOW modules)
  • Time on Superyachts
  • (optional)- Dive Instructor or Divemaster
  • Looking for off the beaten track exploration
  • Can lead a strong deck team
  • Can work within an ISM framework
  • Hands on, Tender driving, cranes ECT
  • Work rights for Australia

Salary: Excellent Package

Start: Mid to Late July

Leave: 6 weeks + days in Lieu accrued for weekends

This is an exciting opportunity to join a standout crew and owner for not your usual superyacht program

  • Classification:   Mate/Officer
  • Location:   Australia/NZ
  • Type:   Full-Time

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