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Oceana

Mate

Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
FULL TIME

Company: Oceana

Category: Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

Published on 2022-04-29 09:55

The position of Mate has become available within Amawandle Hake Vessels to support the Skipper on the bridge and manage certain tasks on deck.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintaining a safe navigational watch
  • Leading and participating in fishing activities on the deck
  • Understanding and operating hydraulic and electronic equipment onboard
  • Ensuring overall safety of the crew
  • Coordinate net repairs onboard
  • Assume responsibility for the vessel in the absence of the Skipper.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

  • Working knowledge of the following Legislation:

                                   I.            MOS Regulations and the Safety Management Manual

                                 II.            Code of Safe Working Practices for Fishing Vessels

                                III.            Fleet Permit Conditions and Operating Manual

  • Net mending skills
  • Good knowledge of ropes, wires, knots, and splicing
  • Strong communicator
  • Passionate about fishing and attention to detail.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience on Hake trawlers
  • Bilingual
  • Valid SAMSA Medical Certificate and Seamans Discharge Book
  • Valid Grade 3 CoC (minimum) and all Ancillary Courses valid
  •  Valid Long Range Radio License (LRC).

In support of the company’s Employment Equity Plan, applicants from designated groups will be given preference for this position.

If you are not contacted within two weeks of closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing date for applications: 13 May 2022

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