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An in demand career
Roles at all levels are in demand, as a career on the high seas can also open the door to other adventures. Whether you are starting out, charting a course through your career, or moving sectors, getting started is just part of the story.
We’re here to help
Yachting is in our blood, and with decades of experience, we know what matters, what to look for and what you need to do to find your perfect role. It’s essential to register with us, but also take the time to look at the qualifications you might need.
All crew must have a minimum of a seafarer’s medical and a basic Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) certificate. But there are other mandatory qualifications, too, so it pays to do your homework.
WHAT JOBS CAN I DO?
The deckhand is responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of the exterior of the yacht, other elements of the job can include watersport activities with the guests, tender driving and maintenance tasks such as painting and varnishing.
Engineers are responsible for the smooth functioning and operation of the yacht and maintaining the vessels mechanical and electrical system, repair work. Reports into the Chief Engineer.
The Chef plans, prepares and serves the meals for guests and crew and manages all aspects of running the galley.
Some yacht positions are seasonal as the yacht may not be used all year round, some yachts may need an extra crew member for a charter season.
IN THEIR WORDS
Working globally as a yacht chef, I have been involved with various agencies. Invariably proactive at finding the right job for me, Hill Robinson is open to constructive feedback and always available for professional service.
— SA, Personal Chef/Yacht Charters