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Sponsored Deck Cadet

Advertiser: Port Authority of New South WalesMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
21 Aug 2019
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Road Transport

Sponsored Deck Cadet

  • Two (2) year Funded Program
  • Comittment to Acheive 18 month sea-time
  • Placement on International Merchant Vessels

About the role

Port Authority of New South Wales (Port Authority) are seeking an individual to participate in a two-year Deck Cadet Sponsorship that will involve placement on multiple Merchant Vessels in order to assist the individuals to achieve the 18 months sea-time that is required by AMSA before they can attend the Australian Maritime college or Hunter TAFE (at the trainees own expense) and study to become a qualified Deck Watchkeeper. This is a sponsorship arrangement and not a permanent job role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Follow shipping companies OHS, Drug & Alcohol policies & company guidelines.
  • Complete Training and Guidance study workbook issued by college.
  • Email a list of jobs performed on board to mentor fortnightly.
  • Follow instructions from Ships Captain and any supervisors.
  • Professional conduct as a representative of the Port Authority of New South Wales.
  • Bridge Watchkeeping including celestial navigation, Meteorology, Electronic navigation systems, Tides & Sailings, Chart work, Passage planning, Chart & publications corrections.
  • Lifesaving & firefighting appliances maintenance, tank soundings, Security watches, Stability & structure calculations, Medical duties, Customs, Immigration & legal forms, Audits & inspections
  • Pilotage operations, Shipboard Management & safety management systems
  • Mooring operations, Cargo operations, Deck maintenance

Essential Qualifications and criteria

  • A completed Bachelor of Applied Science (Nautical Science) Pre-Sea is essential
  • Ability to hold a Maritime Security Identification card (MSIC)
  • Ability to hold a AMSA medical certificate
  • Australian citizen
  • Hold a current Australian passport

Required Skills/Behaviours

  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to work with multinational crews
  • Capable of positive conflict resolution
  • Ability to follow instructions & rules
  • Ability to multi task
  • Committed to exceling during this demanding training program.

Applicants need to be aware that this position will require long periods at sea, with limited communication and work periods of 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

WHO ARE WE?

We are a diverse team of specialists who work together to provide safe, efficient and sustainable world-class port and marine services in Sydney, Botany, Kembla, Newcastle, Eden and Yamba. We are Harbour Masters and Marine Pilots operating on the open water; we are security and navigation experts keeping ships safe; we are project planners building for the future; we are hosts welcoming 1.6 million cruise passengers to NSW each year; and we are the corporate and IT teams who bring it all together.

Port Authority values a healthy, supportive and challenging workplace, which embraces diversity. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for our roles.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please note, applications must have the right to work in Australia. 

Please apply via this Seek ad by 5:00pm Friday 20 September 2019, including a cover letter and your resume in the application. Your cover letter must clearly list your qualifications.

About the role

Port Authority of New South Wales (Port Authority) are seeking an individual to participate in a two-year Deck Cadet Sponsorship that will involve placement on multiple Merchant Vessels in order to assist the individuals to achieve the 18 months sea-time that is required by AMSA before they can attend the Australian Maritime college or Hunter TAFE (at the trainees own expense) and study to become a qualified Deck Watchkeeper. This is a sponsorship arrangement and not a permanent job role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Follow shipping companies OHS, Drug & Alcohol policies & company guidelines.
  • Complete Training and Guidance study workbook issued by college.
  • Email a list of jobs performed on board to mentor fortnightly.
  • Follow instructions from Ships Captain and any supervisors.
  • Professional conduct as a representative of the Port Authority of New South Wales.
  • Bridge Watchkeeping including celestial navigation, Meteorology, Electronic navigation systems, Tides & Sailings, Chart work, Passage planning, Chart & publications corrections.
  • Lifesaving & firefighting appliances maintenance, tank soundings, Security watches, Stability & structure calculations, Medical duties, Customs, Immigration & legal forms, Audits & inspections
  • Pilotage operations, Shipboard Management & safety management systems
  • Mooring operations, Cargo operations, Deck maintenance

Essential Qualifications and criteria

  • A completed Bachelor of Applied Science (Nautical Science) Pre-Sea is essential
  • Ability to hold a Maritime Security Identification card (MSIC)
  • Ability to hold a AMSA medical certificate
  • Australian citizen
  • Hold a current Australian passport

Required Skills/Behaviours

  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to work with multinational crews
  • Capable of positive conflict resolution
  • Ability to follow instructions & rules
  • Ability to multi task
  • Committed to exceling during this demanding training program.

Applicants need to be aware that this position will require long periods at sea, with limited communication and work periods of 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

WHO ARE WE?

We are a diverse team of specialists who work together to provide safe, efficient and sustainable world-class port and marine services in Sydney, Botany, Kembla, Newcastle, Eden and Yamba. We are Harbour Masters and Marine Pilots operating on the open water; we are security and navigation experts keeping ships safe; we are project planners building for the future; we are hosts welcoming 1.6 million cruise passengers to NSW each year; and we are the corporate and IT teams who bring it all together.

Port Authority values a healthy, supportive and challenging workplace, which embraces diversity. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for our roles.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please note, applications must have the right to work in Australia. 

Please apply via this Seek ad by 5:00pm Friday 20 September 2019, including a cover letter and your resume in the application. Your cover letter must clearly list your qualifications.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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