Job description

Oceanwide Expeditions is specialized in small scale expedition cruises to the otherworldly polar regions. With a fleet of ice-strengthened vessels we offer our passengers unique expeditions to the Antarctic and the Arctic.

Oceanwide Marine Services is the ship operator of the Oceanwide Expeditions Group. Our tours are constantly modified to guarantee the intended quality of our voyages. For an impression of our expedition vessels please visit:

As a Chief Officer, you are responsible for the supervision and efficient operation of the deck department. You act as bridge watch-keeper and you are second-in-command on the minimum safe manning. You have a proactive approach to improving our vessels and developing the Deck Officers on board, and you will plan and execute all passenger operations in close cooperation with the Expedition Leader.

Job requirements

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a Chief Officer role, along with demonstrated experience in polar ice navigation. Experience on expedition vessels is highly preferred.

  • Valid PEC (Pilotage Exemption Certificate) for Svalbard is an advantage
  • Good command of both spoken and written English
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills
  • Able to work in multicultural environment

Our offer

  • Starting date: March 2024
  • Contract duration 2,5 months
  • Temporary position, possible chance of working in permanent rotation.

Company description

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