Deck Department

The deck department onboard a ship offers a wide range of jobs from deck attendant to the captain. Job positions in this department include Ship Captain, Staff Captain, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Officers, Radio Officer, Security Officer, Seaman and Deck Attendant.

Ship Captain

The Captain is responsible for the entire operation of the ship. Extensive experience including minimum 5 to 8 years in subordinate positions onboard ships along with all formal maritime qualifications such as a Captains License is required for this position. Fluency in English language is a must.

Salary ranges between US $6000-10000 per month.

Staff Captain

Staff Captain is second in charge of the ship after the Captain, and ensures that all departments are working in coordination to maintain the cruise standards and the timetable. Extensive experience along with a formal maritime qualification is required. Fluency in English language is a must. This position has a possibility for promotion to Ship Captain.

Salary ranges between US $5000-8000 per month.

1st, 2nd & 3rd Officer

1st, 2nd & 3rd Officers are responsible for the navigation of the ship working from the bridge. A formal maritime qualification along with extensive experience in similar field is required for this position. Fluency in English language is a must for all these three positions.
Salary ranges between US $2500-4500 per month.

Chief Radio Officer

Chief Radio Officer is responsible for the entire radio communication between the ship and shore and other ships around. Also supervises the radio officer in the maintenance and repair of communication equipment. Prior extensive experience and good English skills are required for this position.

Salary ranges between US $ 2600-3200 per month.

Radio Officer

Radio Officer supervises radio communications between the ship and shore and other ships around on the direction of the Chief Radio Officer. Also looks after the maintenance and repair tasks of all onboard communication equipment. Prior similar experience and good English skills are required for this position.

Salary ranges between US $ 2000-2500 per month.

Security Officer

Security Officer is responsible for the onboard security of the crew and passengers, and ensures that no unauthorized boarding happens at visiting ports. Prior similar experience and reasonable English skills are required for this position.

Salary ranges between US $ 2200-2700 per month.

Safety Officer

Safety Officer is responsible for a range of tasks from passenger and crew safety drills to crew safety training, abandon ship procedures, and supervision of ships tenders. Previous experience of which minimum 1 to 2 years in subordinate positions onboard ships along with a diploma certification is required for this position. Fluency in English language is a must.

Salary ranges between US $2600-3200 per month.

Maintenance Supervisor

Maintenance Supervisor reports to the Safety Officer. His role is to supervise activities within each working station and conduct incident prevention observations aboard the ship. Prior similar experience and good English skills are required for this position.

Salary ranges between US $ 1600-2000 per month.

Security Personnel

Security Personnel is responsible for the onboard security of the crew and passengers. Security personnel also ensure that no unauthorized boarding happens at visiting ports. Prior similar experience and reasonable English skills are required for this position. This position has a possibility for promotion to Security Officer.

Salary ranges between US $ 1500-1800 per month.

Seaman

Seaman is responsible for general duties throughout the ship. No prior experience required for this position although reasonable English skill is an added advantage.

Salary ranges between US $ 1400-1700 per month, depending on the cruise line.

Deck Attendant

Deck Attendants are responsible for general duties on the deck such as running errands for paying guests, keeping the open decks in order etc. No prior experience required for this position although reasonable English skill will be an added advantage.

Salary ranges between US $ 900-1200 per month, depending on the cruise line.