Summary:  Responsible to act as Senior Watch keeping Officer or Duty Engineer as per schedule as well as being involved in regular Engine Room maintenance.

Not expected to be available until at least July 2020. Applications for this position will be reviewed for our Talent Pool (waiting list). 

The maritime volunteers onboard the Africa Mercy are a vital part to making it possible to bring hope and healing to the people of Africa. If you have spent your career on the sea and want to use those skills to make a positive change in the lives of others, our ship could be your next great adventure! 

The Fourth Engineer volunteer position, part of the Engineering department, will be located on the Africa Mercy, the world's largest non-governmental hospital ship. The preferred minimum commitment for this role is two years, though shorter commitments may also be considered. We recommend all interested applicants to submit an application six months in advance of your target service date. Commitments longer than ten months require successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding Program

Qualifications required:

  • Certificate of Competency in accordance with STCW A-III/1 
  • Successful completion of Security Awareness in accordance with STCW A-VI/6
  • Successful completion of Basic Training in accordance with STCW A-VI/1 1-4
  • Successful completion of Crowd Management in accordance with STCW A-V/2-1
  • Ability to speak and understand English effectively

Questions about this information? Send us an email! Our technical recruiter would love to answer any questions you may have. You can reach Craig Sharver at [email protected].

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