Wylde Swan is hiring:

Chief officer

starting August 1th 2020 until August 1th 2021

The Job

As Chief Officer you are second in command. All navigation, voyages planning, crewing, safety equipment, customs and immigration affairs are your responsibility.

About the Wylde Swan

The Wylde Swan is a 59 meter topsail schooner and a very fast sailor. We sail around half the world with educational programs (Masterskip) for high school students from November until May. The other part of the year we join in tallships races, host corporate hospitality events at the highest level, work together with an organisation for leadership voyages and we sail with individuals in different countries.

Wylde Swan employs 40 persons: officers, bosuns, engineers, deckcrew, cooks, service crew and office personnel.

Your Skills

 Familiar and experienced with navigating a tallship

 Able to lead a watch and to make the best decisions in navigation and teamwork

 Able to support in training of crew and trainees

 Able to contribute in the educational Masterskip program

 Arrange the best hospitality environment for our guests and trainees

 You are in possession of

STCW - II/2 Officer in charge of a navigational watch sailing ships less than 500 GT in trading area unlimited

STCW - IV/2 GMDSS General Radio Operator

STCW - AVI/2-1 Proficiency in survival crafts and other fast rescue boats

Our offer

 A contract for the specific term of 1 year  1:1 work-leave ratio mostly 3 month on – 3 month of  2250,- gross wage (leave is paid for 3 months)  Flights and usual expenses are compensated

Your work

 Second in command.

 Head navigation equipment and voyage planning

 Crewing affairs

 Safety equipment

 Customs and immigration


We look forward to receive your application before June 30th : [email protected]

If you have any questions, please contact us:

Wylde Swan | Pean 1 | 8494 NB Nes-Akkrum The Netherlands | +31 515 231712

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