Second Engineer
Summary:  In charge of Engineering Department and responsible to the Chief Engineer for the daily operation of the machinery spaces.
Description:  

Now accepting applications.

Send us an email! Our technical recruiter would love to answer any questions you may have. You can reach us at [email protected].

The maritime volunteers onboard our ships 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 ships could be your next great adventure! 

The Second Engineer volunteer position, part of the Engineering department, will be located on the Africa Mercy and Global Mercy, the world's largest non-governmental hospital ships. 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 12 months require successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding Program

Are you interested in coming with your family? This position qualifies for a family cabin on board! Please refer to the Family FAQs for more information. 

Qualifications required:

  • Certificate of Competency in accordance with STCW A-III/2 (recognized by Malta)
  • Valid Security Awareness certificate in accordance with STCW A-VI/6
  • Valid Basic Training certificate in accordance with STCW A-VI/1 1-4
  • Valid Crowd Management certificate in accordance with STCW A-V/2-1
  • Valid Crisis Management certificate in accordance with STCW A-V/2-3
  • Valid Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats certificate in accordance with STCW A-VI/2
  • Valid Advanced Firefighting certificate in accordance with STCW A-VI/3
  • Valid Medical First Aid certificate in accordance with STCW A-VI/4-1
  • Valid Malta Flag State Endorsement (can be obtained on board)
  • Valid I/9 Medical Certificate (can be obtained on board)
  • Ability to speak and understand English effectively