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  • Posted: Sep 13, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Africa Talent Contours (Limited) is incorporated in Kenya as a human Resource Outsourcing and Consulting Company. We have a footprint in over 10 African Countries and still growing to target the entire Sub-Saharan Region of Africa and the rest of the continent and the World.
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    • Handles and secures mooring and towing lines during berthing/unberthing of craft.
    • Helps passengers in boarding and disembarking from ship's gangways and ensure that the boat captain is informed/advised of any situation/incidents accordingly.
    • Provides medical first aid assistance and renders CPR to passengers experiencing health or physical difficulties/injuries until the rescue or assistance arrives.
    • Performs assigned scheduled (PMS) maintenance requirements on boat and onboard equipment, IAW Navy's 3-M System.
    • Participates in dock and sea trials of crew boats after repair/maintenance, ensuring boats are safe, operational and seaworthiness.
    • Participates in oil spill containment and recovery, and line handling services during mooring/unmooring of ships, to and from piers, as required.
    • Maintains awareness to all safety requirements and keeps the boat and all boat compartments/cabin/bilges clean, always including work areas in good housekeeping.
    • In the event the boat captain is physically incapacitated to perform his duties, incumbent operates the radio communication system and maintains constant communication to Port Control Tower reporting and receiving information/instructions, handles the boat safely and in seaworthy manner until the rescue or assistance arrives.
    • Performs other duties as required to support contract requirements of A-06.

     BASIC JOB QUALIFICATIONS: (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

    • Must speak, read, and understand English language both orally and in writing.
    • Must complete the On-the-job Training (OJT) for Crew boat Deckhands, including oil spill training.
    • Must have knowledge in Boat Handling and Seamanship Skill, basic radio communications and use of firefighting equipment.
    • Must have knowledge in Medical First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
    • Must pass the overseas medical screening and be in good health.
    • Must pass 2nd Class Swimmer qualification level.


    • Boat Handling and Seamanship Skill Training.
    • On-the-Job Training for Crewboat Deckhands.
    • First Aid/CPR certificate.
    • Certified PQS 301 (Maintenance Personnel), Personnel Qualification Standard for Ship's Maintenance and Material (3M) System.
    • NSF-DG Facility Response Training
    • Qualified 2nd Class Swimmer


    • High School graduate or its equivalent.
    • Attended formal education in maritime studies or equivalent training is preferred but not necessary.


    Minimum of one (1) year experience aboard vessel as Deckhand.

    Basic terms of the job offer.

    • Assignment Duration: 12 months. Renewal subject to performance and project status.
    • Base Monthly Salary: 48 hours per week minimum work requirement: $510.00 (based on 48 hr. work week requirement)
    • Working schedule: 48 hours per week (8 hours per day/6 days a week)
    • Payroll period: Monthly. Amount give take home.
    • Overtime: Work more than 8 hours per day or work performed on a rest day and/or holiday, will be paid as overtime at the base salary rate.
    • Accommodations: Housing, transportation, meals in-country, and laundry facilities are provided
    • Sick Leave: Employee will accrue 2.67 hours of sick leave for each full month of service, beginning with the completion of the first full month of Foreign Service employment.
    • Annual leave Up to 21 days paid at the end of each 12-month contract.
    • Travel will be provided by the employer to the employee's home country.
    • Project Holidays: 10 paid holidays. New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, President’s Day, Philippine Independence Day, USA Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

    Other requirements

    • Your Passport must be valid for at least 12 months, with at least 6 total blank visa pages remaining.
    • Your driver’s license must be valid for at least 6 months (unless processing for a CDL-required position, which will require 12 months remaining).
    • Updated COVID vaccination certificate
    • Medical exam report at a date to be advised.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Africa Talent Contours Limited on to apply

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