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Professionals - Serving Opportunities

In order for our ships to be able to sail from port to port, we need both those willing to join for one or two years to serve where needed as well as professionals that fill specific roles on board. Opportunities exist for personnel with skills such as deck and engineering officers and ratings, doctors, cooks, electricians, plumbers, welders, fitters, toolmakers, carpenters, bookkeepers, journalists, photographers, designers, information technology and audio visual professionals. Participants who join to use their professional skills are also given opportunity to participate in a broad spectrum of ship community and public events.



Current Openings

Below is a list of some specific positions we currently need to fill, both on board our ship as well as based on shore. These openings require personnel with relevant training and/or experience. We also have openings available on our ship for people who just want to serve in whatever capacity is needed. To find out more about that opportunity see the information on our one or two year programme.

Please note: All opportunities on this site are unsalaried. Most people joining OM Ships have to raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.



Start Date: January 2020
Commitment Length: 1-2 Years

Description:
Use your special ability to inform and inspire through storytelling with the written word and be a part of the OM Ships team sharing knowledge, help and hope.
Working with the Marketing and Communications team on board and on shore, you will be responsible for:
- Researching, interviewing and writing finished stories and text materials for web and print use.
- Writing, editing and proof reading text for other projects.
- Archiving written materials.

Requirements:
- A creative team player with ability to manage multiple projects at any given time.
- Relevant qualification and/or a proven track record in journalism or similar.
- Ability to work to regular deadlines.
- Excellent English ability, both in spoken and written form. (Spanish fluency would be an added benefit.)
- A team of supporters who will ensure your financial sponsorship while with the Ship Ministry.


Start Date: February 2020
Commitment Length: 1-2 Years

Description:
For an Electrical Officer we are looking for an skilled Electrical Technician (preferably in the area of Power Production) that has experience in leading and managing a Team. With a minimum of 3 years work experience. Experience in the marine industry would be an advantage but not necessary.
Good interpersonal skills and being a computer literate are vital requirements. You will need to work with MS Office, AutoCAD & and a computer based Maintenance program called AMOS.

Requirements:
• Working in areas will involve work on the following machinery and systems:
o generators, switchboard up to 1000V, motors, control systems, public address system, fire alarm system, bridge & navigation equipment
o computerised systems i.e. AutoCAD, planned maintenance system (AMOS) and PLC (Siemens S7)
• Scheduling, planning, fulfilment & reporting of the on-going maintenance and repair for our vessel
• Carrying out domestic installations, motor installations and installation of automation sensors as part of a continuous programme of upgrading
• Documentation of Upgrades, Fault occurrences & Repairs into our computer based Maintenance software as well as updating of system drawings in Auto CAD and updating of Technical Manuals.
• Qualifications and experience with Electronic and control systems, motor control systems, cable installation & heavy duty wiring, generators and switchboards, maintenance, commissioning and fault finding is of great advantage.
• You have problem-solving skills and manual dexterity.
• With your good interpersonal skills you have the ability to lead a small team (approx. 6 Team members) and are able to contribute to the overall goals of upgrading, maintaining and operating the various electrical and electronic systems on board.
• You are able to read and understand Technical drawings, manuals and documents.
• You are medically fit to be signed on to crew articles (you cannot be colour blind, have hearing problems or other major medical conditions). 
• You have Good English ability, both in spoken and written form.


Start Date: As soon as possible
Commitment Length: As long as possible

Description:
If you want to use and develop your skills and help share Knowledge, Help and Hope to transform lives and communities to millions every year, come and join us.
Our international team in Florence, South Carolina of about 30 people support the Logos Hope through the Communications department, Partner development and Literature distribution.
You’re service in picking and packing and help to see thousands of books go out to customers worldwide.

Requirements:
This is your opportunity to play an important part in sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ by helping in our Morris Literature Ministry Centre – receiving, sorting and packing Bibles and other literature for Logos Hope’s book fair, for sale on the internet or for shipping in bulk to book stores around the world. You will have the opportunity to participate in the OM Ships Florence team life and interact with our international OM missionary staff. You will also experience the American culture and possibly have the opportunity to visit one or two nearby cities (Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Charlotte).
If you would like to improve your English language skills during your time of service, English classes are available on request.


Start Date: As soon as possible
Commitment Length: 1-2 Years

Description:
To perform skilled maintenance, repair and inspection work on Logos Hope’s complex refrigeration & HVAC equipment.

Requirements:
-Experience and training with refrigeration systems.
-Technical background and experience in refrigeration.
-Good ability to write and speak in English.
-Computer literate – especially in MS Office.
-Ability to read technical plans and fault find.
-Ability to work with hands and use power tools.


Start Date: As soon as possible
Commitment Length: 1-2 Years

Description:
Join our international team of 400 people from 50 different nationalities. We’re investing in young people and the opportunity to use and grow in your technical skills to keep a life-changing ministry operating. Being part of the on board community you will receive personal input through daily team devotions and other ship events as well as the opportunity to experience the culture of the international crew and staff and the countries the ship.

Requirements:
Job Content:
Working with the Maintenance team on board you will be responsible for:
• The installation and modification of existing pipe systems and steel constructions.
• Working under the leadership of the vessel’s Accommodation Services Engineering Officer

Job Requirement:
• Welding experience preferably in marine environment with expert knowledge in SMAW (stick), GMAW (MIG) and TIG welding techniques.
• Holder of certificate for plate and pipe welding.
• Knowledge and experience in the use of electric tools, heating torch, plasma cutter, pipe bending machine, threading machine, etc. and with pre- and post- welding heat treating processes
• Problem-solving skills and manual dexterity.
• Preferably having good fitting experience and skills.
• You have the ability to work with a small team and contribute to the overall project goals regarding personal and environmental safety, efficiency and quality.
• Good English ability, both in spoken and written form.


Start Date: As soon as possible
Commitment Length: 1-2 Years

Description:
Join our international team of 400 people from 50 different nationalities. Have the opportunity to invest in young people and use your technical skills to keep a life-changing ministry operating. Being part of the on board community you will also receive personal input through daily team devotions and other ship events as well as the opportunity to experience the culture of the international crew and staff and the countries the ship visits.

Requirements:
Job Content:
Working with the Engine Team on board you will be responsible for:
• Ensuring the proper maintenance of Main Engines and auxiliaries in order that the equipment keeps working and is up to the required standard
• Support the First Engineer Operations and Marine Operations team on board in order to help ensure a balanced workload

Job Requirement:
• You are able to communicate in English
• Valid Certificate of Competency (STCW Reg III/2)
• Valid Seafarer’s Medical Certificate in compliance with ILO/IMO Guidelines
• Crisis Management & Human Behaviour (STCW Reg V/2)
• Basic Safety Training (STCW Reg VI/1)
• Proficiency in Survival Crafts & Rescue Boats other than fast rescue boats (STCW Reg VI/2)
• Advanced Fire Fighting (STCW Reg VI/3)
• Medical First Aid (STCW Reg VI/4)
• Security Training for seafarers with designated security duties (STCW Reg VI/6)
• You will have the technical knowledge and ability to fulfil the requirements of the job description as found in the company’s SMS, accountable to the Chief Engineer.
• Ability to effectively set and manage priorities.
• You can lead by example, encouraging and training the engineering officers and ratings who report to you.

All certificates should have been revalidated within the last 5 years

(PLEASE NOTE: If you have not served with OM Ships before, you may be required to sign on at a lower rank or supernumerary for a period of time, before taking up the position of First Engineer).

On the job training will be provided as needed.


Start Date: As soon as possible
Commitment Length: 1-2 Years

Description:
Join our international team of 400 people from 50 different nationalities. Have the opportunity to invest in young people and use your technical skills to keep a life-changing ministry operating. Being part of the on board community you will also receive personal input through daily team devotions and other ship events as well as the opportunity to experience the culture of the international crew and staff and the countries the ship visits.

Requirements:
Job Content:
Working with the Engine Team on board you will be responsible for:
• Providing support for the training of engine room members to order to facilitate their professional development and meet the various maritime regulations concerning these.
• Ensure the proper maintenance of assigned equipment inside and outside of the engine room (deck equipment) in order to ensure the equipment keeps working and is up to the required standard.
• Manage all assigned administration for the engine room in order to ensure timely and orderly administration happens.
• Support the chief engineer and marine operations team on board in order to help ensure a balanced workload.

Job Requirement:
• You are able to communicate in English
• Valid Certificate of Competency (STCW Reg III/2)
• Valid Seafarer’s Medical Certificate in compliance with ILO/IMO Guidelines
• Crisis Management & Human Behaviour (STCW Reg V/2)
• Basic Safety Training (STCW Reg VI/1)
• Proficiency in Survival Crafts & Rescue Boats other than fast rescue boats (STCW Reg VI/2)
• Advanced Fire Fighting (STCW Reg VI/3)
• Medical First Aid (STCW Reg VI/4)
• Security Training for seafarers with designated security duties (STCW Reg VI/6)
• You will have the technical knowledge and ability to fulfil the requirements of the job description as found in the company’s SMS, accountable to the Chief Engineer.
• Ability to effectively set and manage priorities.
• You can lead by example, encouraging and training the engineering officers and ratings who report to you.

All certificates should have been re-validated within the last 5 years

(PLEASE NOTE: If you have not served with OM Ships before, you may be required to sign on at a lower rank or supernumerary for a period of time, before taking up the position of First Engineer).

On the job training will be provided as needed.


Start Date: As soon as possible
Commitment Length: As long as possible

Description:
Join our international team of 400 people from 50 different nationalities. We’re investing in young people and the opportunity to use and grow in your technical skills to keep a life-changing ministry operating. Being part of the on board community you will receive personal input through daily team devotions and other ship events as well as the opportunity to experience the culture of the international crew and staff and the countries the ship visits.

Requirements:
Job Content:
Working with the Maintenance team on board you will be responsible for:
• Domestic water systems throughout the vessel: fresh water lines, black and grey waste water systems, drainage systems, certain hydraulic and refrigeration systems.
• Working under the leadership of the vessel’s Accommodation Maintenance Engineering Officer, responsibilities include the maintenance of wash rooms; vacuum toilet systems; water supply, use and drainage in the galley etc.

Job Requirement:
• You have qualifications and several years of experience as a plumber.
• You are able to work independently and have experience in working with threaded fittings, small diameter copper and steel pipes, plastic piping, brazing and soldering, crimped fittings, etc.
• You have problem-solving skills and you are manually skilled.
• You have the ability to work with a small team and contribute to the overall project goals regarding personal and environmental safety, efficiency and quality.
• Good English ability, both in spoken and written form.

On the job training will be provided as needed.


Start Date: As soon as possible
Commitment Length: 1-2 Years

Description:
Use your practical skills to give oversight to the maintenance of our Florence, South Carolina property and facilities in order to ensure the property and buildings are well maintained and working effectively.

Requirements:
JOB OUTLINE:

1. Maintenance and Repair Work
Proactively perform routine and extensive maintenance and repair to the OM Ships Florence property, buildings and equipment in order to maintain them in excellent condition.

2. Coordination
Coordinate the engagement of volunteers and contractors in the maintenance of the Florence property and buildings in order to ensure excellent, cost-effective maintenance that provides partner opportunities for potential volunteers with maintenance skills.

3. Grounds and Buildings
Ensure the grounds and buildings are well maintained in order to ensure the property is well presented and that equipment and systems are operating effectively.     

4. Vehicles
Manage the fleet of vehicles in order to ensure they are kept in good working order and service the needs of OM Ships in Florence.

5. Property Development Projects
Assist the Florence Managing Director in the planning and implementation of property development projects in order to ensure each assigned project is undertaken in a cost effective and timely manner to best suit the needs of the ministry.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Applicant must be either a US Citizen or hold US Permanent Residence

A. Ministry involvement
Ensure you are actively involved in team life at your location when possible, in order to ensure you are ministering to others and being ministered to. 

B. Support base development
Actively develop and maintain a prayer and financial support base for your ministry with OM Ships International in order to resource your ministry and that of OM Ships with prayer and financial resources.   

C. Safe working practices
Ensure work is carried out in accordance with written and verbal communicated internal and external safety, environmental and country specific legal regulation in order to ensure safe working practice and avoidance of intentional disability.

MINIMUM PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
*Ability and drive to take initiative, follow through and complete projects
*Task oriented
*Organizational skills
*Scheduling ability
*Ability to relate and work with a wide variety of people
*Practical maintenance skills and experience
*Project Management skills and experience


Start Date: January 2020
Commitment Length: 1-2 Years

Description:
Help us present Logos Hope to the world! Working on board this unique ship, you will be responsible for managing and supporting a creative team that brings the stories of the Ship Ministry to life through writing and design, photos and video, media relations and more as you travel from port to port.

Requirements:
- A creative yet flexible individual with proven small team management experience.
- Marketing and communications relevant training and experience preferred.
- Able to communicate in English effectively, both in spoken and written form, with Spanish language ability a benefit.
- A team of supporters who will ensure your financial sponsorship while on board.

Working on board Logos Hope, you will be responsible for:
- Effectively managing the onboard communications team and activities, budget and resources.
- Ensuring the timely and suitable provision of resources:
o to facilitate the onboard ministry of Logos Hope
o to facilitate a positive image of Logos Hope in each port of call
o to facilitate the international communication of the ministry of Logos Hope
- Assisting in development of new communication concepts and further development of strategy for areas of responsibility.
- Maintaining the proper use of the ship brand, communications resources and policies within the ministry of Logos Hope.


Start Date: January 2020
Commitment Length: 1-2 Years

Description:
Do you have a passion for and have had experience in the world of photography?
Join the Logos Hope communications team and help capture our message through using your creative, photographic skills.  You will have the opportunity to be involved in many events, both on board and on shore, taking photos of what God is doing so that the message can be shared effectively through a wide range of media.

Requirements:
What will be your tasks and responsibilities in this role?

• Capture all aspects of Logos Hope community and ministry via photography.
• Work with the journalist to provide relevant photos to illustrate stories for website use and other publications.
• Provide images commissioned for any additional projects, e.g. abstract images for backgrounds, crew pictures for feature articles, etc. as approved by Communications Manager.
• Gather and record information about images as they are taken to facilitate the writing of captions and image descriptions.
• Participate with the Communications team in developing new communication concepts.

What are the requirements (skills/competences) for this role?

• You have studied and/or have experience in photography.
• You are able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• You have the ability to take initiative and drive projects forward.
• You must be available and ready to help with other department needs as approved by the Communications Manager.
• You must be very flexible with time and ready to get photos of any event pertaining to the ship, whether it be early in the morning, late at night or during a meal time.
• You have great people. You would meet people of all level of life, e.g. presidents


Start Date: As soon as possible
Commitment Length: 6-12 months

Description:
If you are interested in short-term work with OM Ships International, then take the next STEP! Usually around three to four months, this programme gives participants a taste of world-wide service in a multicultural environment.

Requirements:
Community Life

Living in a community of 400 from around 50 different countries is both a rewarding experience and a challenge. You may be sharing a cabin with up to nine other people, and will have limited space and privacy. However, you will find great opportunities within this to build deep friendships, and, as well, to interact with local people in port communities, both informally and through organised programmes and teams.

Practical Work

You will work eight hours a day, five days a week in one of our work departments, such as the galley (kitchen), cleaning or book fair teams. While work clothes and training will be provided on board, you will need to bring along willing hands to serve wherever you are needed! Along with a five day work week, a sixth day is designated for ministry or training opportunities.

Spiritual Growth

Our hope is that every person on board deepens their relationship with God, and learns how to apply and share their faith in a relevant way. Community activities, such as morning devotions, study groups and prayer times, are all designed with this goal in mind. As well, you will have access to training and resources such as teaching mp3s and DVDs.


Start Date: As soon as possible
Commitment Length: 1-2 Years

Description:
OM Ships International (OMSI) is a faith mission funded through gifts and revenue from the bookfair on board. All crew and staff serve as volunteers who raise their own support.

Volunteering on board Logos Hope, you will be impacted as you participate in this life changing adventure

Requirements:
Live in a unique international community on board a ship. By being a part of the organization aimed to bring knowledge, help and hope to the world, transforming lives and communities through:
Experience God in new ways as you see Him at work in and through you. Learn from different countries and cultures, sailing from port to port.
Grow in character by living and ministering in the ship’s international community of over 400 people from more than 45 nations. Build friendships which can last for a lifetime.
Serve and learn skills by working 40 hours a week in one of the ships departments.
Strengthen spiritual understanding and disciples through the regular devotions, study, groups, prayers meetings and worship nights.
Develop creative ministry skills such as drama, mime, dance and children’s ministry as well as public speaking skills and leadership skills.
Reach out to local people during your ministry days sharing your faith in a culturally appropriate way and serve the national church and community through longer ministry challenge teams.


Start Date: September 2019
Commitment Length: 1-2 Years

Description:
The INT team supports the onboard crew with INT functions aboard the MV Logos Hope and ensures the systems required to perform those functions are available and functioning correctly.

Requirements:
More Information:
• You will provide end user support to the business users on the ship. Ensuring their issues are solved and the user is trained/communicated with in any preventative measures for the future.
• You will be responsible for managing people’s accounts and the creation of, as well as ensuring our security policies are adhered to.
• You will monitor all INT hardware and software to ensure its proper function. Correcting any problems that arise as a matter of priority.
• You will be ‘on duty’ on a regular schedule and will be required to respond to INT emergencies out of hours. You will also be responsible for checking all regularly scheduled activities have taken place eg Backup systems.
• You will provide support, as appropriate, for people’s personal devices and be involved in the education and training of people in the use of the INT systems.
• You will also be assigned projects and be able to contribute ideas for the improvement and development of the ships systems.

Requirements:
• You will regularly be dealing with people and will need to be patient, friendly and approachable to them.
• You are a good team player, willing to help one another and share information freely.
• Flexibility, particularly around working hours, will be essential. Appreciating the urgency of a job and the priorities that may need to be altered is very important. 
• You are well acquainted with the Microsoft Windows operating system, ideally multiple versions. A significant bonus is experience of networking or the Windows Server architecture.
• You are able to follow policies and procedures precisely and recognise any changes that may have an impact outside of your particular task.
• You will seek the guidance of your colleagues and INT Manager whenever you are uncertain, recognising the power you have to impact the ships ministry by your mistakes.
• You enjoy computing and the challenges there in, you desire to grow and learn more about this field.


Start Date: As soon as possible
Commitment Length: 1-2 Years

Description:
As a Carpenter, you work as part of the Maintenance team who is responsible for maintaining adequate and comfort living and working conditions all around the ship. This includes safe and functional interior and furnishing in private, public and work areas, working sanitary spaces, managing fresh and waste water, air conditioning and ventilation, cold spaces, maintain routine check on various equipment and spaces.

Requirements:
What will be your tasks and responsibilities in this role?

• You are responsible of functionality and safety of all indoor areas around the ship by repairing, refitting and modifying existing structures according to different requests. For e.g. walls, ceilings, floors and other surfaces, doors and furniture includes to your area.
• You work as a part of maintenance team and you are responsible to Accommodation Maintenance engineer.
What are the requirements (skills/competences) for this role?

• You have practical skills and technical understanding and you can use common hand tools and electric tools to fix existing or to fabricate new furniture and structure.
• You have preferably some level of technical education.
• Earlier experience is required.


Start Date: As soon as possible
Commitment Length: 1-2 Years

Description:
Serve on board Logos Hope with an international crew of 400 volunteers from over 60 different countries.

We are looking for a qualified nurse to provide on board medical care and treatment for crew & guests under the direction of the ship’s physician.

Requirements:
What are the requirements (skills/competences) for this role?
• You have previous work experience in a Hospital or Doctor’s practice

You have studied/completed an apprenticeship in...
• Nursing
• You are willing to practice communication with people & Doctors
• Be part of the Emergency duty
• You are proactive and you like to organize yourself and work independently

If you receive applications/inquiries the following basic information can be send to those people as well:
What will be your tasks and responsibilities in this role?
• You are responsible for...
- Running the clinic together with the Doctors
- Emergency situations, Documentation/Patient records
- Monthly maintenance and First aid kits check
- Drug inventory
- Making the clinic safe for sailing and putting out seasick medication to service desk
- Cleaning (Sterilising used instruments, Floor, Surfaces, Rooms etc...)
• You are the one who….
- Keeps the vaccination cards up to date for each crew member
- Gives vaccinations
- Helps with Insurance claims
- Is part of the Control team and on call duty medical staff
• You coordinate the duty medical schedule for each month
• You need to be confident, willing to serve and gentle as a medical staff.


Start Date: September 2019
Commitment Length: 2 Years

Description:
Cater for ships company and guests and assist the Chief Cook when needed

Requirements:
- Assist the Chief Cook with managing, supporting and equipping the Catering Team Members of the Catering Department, and take over the responsibilities of the Chief Cook when needed;
- Assist the Chief Cook with the preparation of regular, nutritious meals every day, and assist the Chief Cook with the supervision of all assisting staff with the preparation and storage of the food;
- Assist the Chief Cook with ensuring that the galley and bakery remain clean and equipment is functioning well, and assist the Chief Cook with ensuring that the food is prepared in an efficient, clean and hygienic environment;
- Provide catering for Onboard Events and the International Café


Start Date: January 2020
Commitment Length: 6-12 months

Description:
The Accommodation Maintenance Engineer reports to the Chief Engineer and is responsible for leading the Accommodation Maintenance team. This team is made up of Welders, Plumbers, Carpenters and a Refrigeration Technician.
The ideal candidate would be a Mechanical Engineer or have strong Mechanical knowledge and have experience in most of the disciplines above. Previous people management is essential. Experience of the Marine world or facilities management would be an advantage.

Requirements:
Good interpersonal skills are vital and a knowledge of MS Office and Autocad highly desirable.


Start Date: January 2020
Commitment Length: 1-2 Years

Description:
Use your media skills to oversee and develop media relations in each port that the Logos Hope visits

Requirements:
Responsibilities and tasks
 Gain useful video footage for interesting stories, by attending events, ministry days and by interviewing crew members;
 Plan, produce and provide finished video and audio productions for partners and potential supporters, Port Reports and other approved Communications projects;
 Create advertisements for television and radio, as well as other specific requests that come from the advance preparation teams;
 Maintain and update the different media displayed around the ship, and ensure that media is provided in the available local language;
 Ensure that the on board catalog is properly maintained and archived, as well as being sent to the onshore Communications team;
 Provide and maintain finished productions on the internal ships network;
 Participate with the Communications team in developing new communication concepts and assist the team where needed.

Job requirements:
Work experience and/or educational background in the area of Social Media or Online Marketing
Sensitive to new trends in the area of Social Media
 Public speaking (on stage or in front of camera)
 Flexibility and Stress Management
 Communication skills
 People skills


Start Date: October 2019
Commitment Length: 2 Years

Description:
Use your administration and organisational skills to enhance the effectiveness of the CEO and his team as they lead the ministry of OM Ships.

Requirements:
1. Administrative Assistance
Support the CEO in keeping up to date with email communication in order to free the CEO as much as possible from administrative duties and enable him in his role.

2. Relationship Building
Support the CEO in initiatives in order to develop and maintain relationships with churches, prayer partners, pastors, partners and alumni around the world.

3. Strategy Implementation
Support the CEO by obtaining progress reports and raise issues for his attention as needed in order for him to maintain oversight of strategic initiatives underway.

4. Budget
Assist the CEO in formulating and managing the Division budgets and expenditure in order to help ensure the budget is monitored. 

A. Ministry involvement
Ensure you are actively involved in team life at your location when possible, in order to ensure you are ministering to others and being ministered to. 

B. Support base development
Actively develop and maintain a prayer and financial support base for your ministry with OM Ships International in order to resource your ministry and that of OM Ships with prayer and financial resources.   

C. Safe working practices
Ensure work is carried out in accordance with written and verbal communicated internal and external safety, environmental and country specific legal regulation in order to ensure safe working practice and avoidance of intentional disability.

Minimum preferred requirements:
*Organizational skills
*Ability to communicate to both internal & external partners (written & verbal).
*Ability to follow through on planning, deadlines and managing schedules.

Required knowledge:
*Basic knowledge of the OM Ship ministry

Technical competencies:
*Basic computer skills and familiarity with MS Office.


Start Date: August 2019
Commitment Length: 1-2 Years

Description:
Logos Hope is known as the world's largest floating bookfair and sails from port to port sharing knowledge, help and hope.

We are looking for qualified marine engineers to help keep the ship sailing.

Required Qualifications:
STCW III/1 Marine Engineering
STCW V/3 Crisis Management and Human Behaviour

Requirements:
In Port
Work under the leadership of the 1st Engineer and taking full responsibility for maintenance work performed on assigned machinery. 
Perform on-call day and night duties as stipulated by the 1st Engineer in the Engineer’s Duty Roster. Whilst performing such duties, he shall ensure that the Watch keeping Motormen conduct their watches efficiently and are fully aware of their responsibilities and that any particular work given to them by the 1st Engineer is completed satisfactorily. He shall also answer any calls from the Watch keepers for advice or assistance.
Ensure that all records of maintenance, running hours and spares are entered into the computerised planned maintenance and stores system for the equipment under his care.

At Sea
.1 Performing watch keeping duties in the various machinery spaces as required by the Chief Engineer and to be responsible to him for the safe and efficient operation of all machinery and systems in his care.
.2 Ensure that the various Machinery Spaces logbooks are filled in correctly to the requirements of the Chief Engineer.
.3 As necessary, complete the various checks indicated on the sailing and arrival in port checklists.

Emergency Responsibilities

Carry out duties as assigned on the Emergency Station Bill. 
Participating in emergency drills, including Fire and Abandon Ship, and other ISM required training and drills.


Start Date: As soon as possible
Commitment Length: As long as possible

Description:
Use your special ability to co-ordinate, inspire and motivate through our internal and external communication providing a high standard of service to our stakeholders/partners and contribute towards our vision for the least reached.

Requirements:
As the Communications Co-ordinator, you will be responsible to:
• Ensure that enquiries and other e-mails to the ‘info’ account are dealt with effectively to provide high standards of ‘customer service’.
• Ensure that external and internal resources are coordinated, collated, shared and distributed appropriately to facilitate internal communication and engagement with the ministry externally.
• Assist in planning and administration for events in order to contribute to the smooth delivery of event initiatives for partners and potential partners.
• Maintain integrity and actuality of statistics database to ensure accurate records are being kept.
• Provide supporting information to assist in projects and initiatives across the division. 

Here are some aspects of the skill set required:
• Knowledge of OM Ships ministry, context, organisation and structure
• Understanding of sensitivity of OM Ships/GBA Ships identities, Communications Department best practices for the role, OM ships handbook, knowledge of German an advantage.
• Computer literate, some knowledge of databases and web-based applications


Start Date: As soon as possible
Commitment Length: 1 Year

Description:
Are you drawn to the online world? Do you love technology?  Then we have an opportunity for you to use your skills to effectively promote and communicate the message of our ministry through social media!

Requirements:
1. Website management
Maintain, develop and support the Ship Ministry’s website properties in order to maximise the potential for our audience to partner with the ministry.
2. Email marketing and communications management
Develop and support the Ship Ministry’s email communications systems in order to ensure the most effective use of the tools for marketing and communications purposes.
3. Social media management
Oversee social media development in order to maximise the potential of those channels for marketing and communications.
4. Project management
Oversee and participate in other projects as agreed in order to further develop tools and capacity.


How to apply

After reading through all the information on this page, please fill in the Preliminary Application form and let us know of your interest and please indicate any specific skills you have as well.


"I find the best thing about serving on Doulos is the changed lives I see in my crew and my own department. I see young men change in their attitudes and in their maturity."
Aki Marjasvaara, Finland - 2nd Mate

"I'm excited that we don't have to go out to reach people – so many come to see the ship and that's an opportunity to show them what God has done. I take people on tours all the time, especially those who want to see the engine room. Then I share my testimony and pray with them. I use my testimony all the time!"
Dominic Bothello, India - 1st Engineer

 

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