As captain, you are responsible for the total operation of the yacht. The position ranges from being in charge of a full time staff of one, to being the CEO of a large operation with many departments, personnel, and a large budget. You are responsible for the supervision of the crew as well as ensuring the enjoyment of all guests onboard. And, of course, you are the navigator.
SECOND IN COMMAND
The mate’s position brings with it total responsibility for the exterior of the yacht. Some vessels will require the mate to participate in navigation and passage planning and they are often responsible for documentation, safety and security aboard. Generally, the mate is ready, willing and able to step up into the captain's position should the need arise.
ARE YOU MECHANICALLY INCLINED? CONSIDER A JOB AS A YACHT ENGINEER.
Yacht engineer jobs require applicants to be responsible for all mechanical, electrical, electronic, plumbing and computer systems aboard. It is your responsibility to work with both planned maintenance and yard periods to assure that the yacht is always in good, safe, working order. Yacht engineering requires you to do everything from filter and oil changes to complete engine rebuilds.
SUCCESSFUL CAREER AS A PRIVATE YACHT CHEF
Are you a culinary professional looking for a job at sea? This is your chance to taste a new kind of success as a private yacht chef. Yacht chef jobs are the only upper level position onboard that can be filled by a novice to yachting. A chef that is well trained, either in school or apprenticeship, has high-end restaurant background, and the right attitude can be successful aboard a yacht.
REWARDING YACHT CREW WORK FOR THOSE WITH A PASSION FOR DETAILS
Do you think you have the skills to be a yacht steward(ess)? The yacht steward(ess) (or "the stew") maintains the cleanliness of the ship's interior and services guests aboard the yacht.
AN EXCITING CAREER AS A YACHT DECKHAND
A deckhand position aboard a yacht requires energetic professionals responsible for all aspects of exterior maintenance of the vessel. Are you ready for the challenge? As a deckhand you are responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of the exterior of the yacht.