Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions

Deck Officers
·  Chief Officer (Chief Mate)
·  Second Officer (Second Mate)
·  Third Officer (Third Mate)
·  Boatswain
·  Able Seamen
·  Ordinary Seamen
·  *Deck cadet
 
Steward’s Department
·  Chief Steward
·  Chief Cook
·  Steward's Assistant
·  Baker
·  Head Waiter
·  Head Barman 
 
Engineering Positions
·  Chief Engineer
·  Second Engineer (First Assistant Engineer)
·  Third Engineer (Second Assistant Engineer)
·  Fourth Engineer (Third Assistant Engineer)
·  Fifth Engineer (Junior Engineer)
 
Engineering Department
·  Oiler 
·  Greaser
·  Wiper 
·  Utilityman
·  Motorman
·  Pumpman
·  Machinist
·  Electrician
·  Refrigeration Engineer
·  Tankerman
·  *Engine Cadets
 
Staff Positions  (hold USCG Certificates of Registry)
·  Junior Assistant Purser
·  Senior Assistant Purser
·  Purser
·  Chief Purser
·  Medical Doctor
·  Professional Nurse
·  Marine Physician Assistant
·  Hospital Corpsman
·  Pilot
·  Radio /Electro-Technical Officer (FCC license)
 
Professional Certifications and Credentials
·  Able Seaman
·  Celestial Navigation
·  Coastal Navigation
·  Firefighting
·  First Aid & CPR
·  Flashing Light (visual communications)
·  Global Maritime Distress & Safety System (GMDSS)
·  Master Mate
·  Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV)
·  Radar Observer
·  Seafarer's Training, Certification and Watchkeeping
·  Tankerman
·  Terrestrial Navigation
 
Shipyard Jobs
·  AutoCAD Operator
·  Draftsman
·  Designer
·  Estimator
·  Marine Engineer
·  Naval Architect
·  Scheduler
·  Secretary
·  Technical Writer
·  Training Instructor
·  Painters
·  Crane Operators
·  Electrician
·  Machinist
·  Mechanic
·  Pipe Fitter
·  Purchasing Clerk
·  Safety Officer
·  Environmental Officer
·  Tool Room Clerk
·  Quality Assurance Engineer
·  Drivers

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left to right: Bruce Clements, CWind; Lee Price, Matthew Lane, Matt Woodley

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