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Basic Job Description:
Watch at the bow or on the bridge wing to look for obstructions in the vessel’s path. Measure water depth. Turn the wheel on the bridge or use emergency equipment as directed by a mate. Break out, rig, overhaul, and store cargo-handling gear, stationary rigging, and running gear. Chip rust from and paint the deck or ship’s structure. Must hold a government-issued certification. Must have a certificate when working aboard liquid-carrying vessels.
Able Seamen Cover letter.
Dear Hiring Manager,
I am writing to express my interest in the Able Seaman position that is currently available at your company. I am a highly experienced and skilled seafarer with a proven track record of excellence in all maritime operations, including navigation, deck maintenance, and safety procedures.
I have over five years of experience working as an Able Seaman and am well-versed in all aspects of deck operations, including cargo handling, navigation, and vessel maintenance. I am also familiar with all relevant safety regulations and protocols and am committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all crew members at all times.
In addition to my technical skills, I am also a highly motivated and dedicated worker who is always willing to go the extra mile to ensure the success of any project. I am a quick learner and am always eager to take on new challenges and learn new skills.
I would be honored to join your team as an Able Seaman and contribute my skills and experience to the success of your company. Thank you for your time and consideration, and I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Sincerely, [Your Name]
Able Seaman Resume
[Your Name] [Address] [City, State ZIP Code] [Phone Number] [Email Address]
Objective: To obtain an Able Seaman position in a reputable maritime company where I can utilise my skills, experience, and dedication to ensure vessels’ safe and efficient operation.
- [Name of Institution], [City, State], [Degree and Field of Study], [Graduation Date]
- [Name of Institution], [City, State], [Diploma and Field of Study], [Graduation Date]
- Able Seaman (AB) Certification, [Issuing Authority], [Date of Issue]
- Basic Safety Training and Instruction (STCW 95), [Issuing Authority], [Date of Issue]
- Radar Observer (Unlimited), [Issuing Authority], [Date of Issue]
- Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats, [Issuing Authority], [Date of Issue]
- Medical First Aid, [Issuing Authority], [Date of Issue]
- Able Seaman, [Name of Company], [City, State], [Dates of Employment] Responsibilities:
- Assisted with navigation, cargo operations, and deck maintenance.
- Ensured compliance with all safety regulations and protocols.
- Assisted with the training and supervision of junior crew members.
- Participated in drills and emergency procedures.
- Deckhand, [Name of Company], [City, State], [Dates of Employment] Responsibilities:
- Assisted with the operation and maintenance of deck equipment.
- Participated in the loading and unloading of cargo.
- Ensured compliance with safety regulations and protocols.
- Assisted with the training of new crew members.
- Strong understanding of maritime operations, including navigation, cargo handling, and deck maintenance.
- Familiar with all relevant safety regulations and protocols.
- Strong leadership and communication skills.
- Ability to work in a team and under pressure.
- Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
- Good physical condition and able to perform manual labor.
References: Available upon request.
Note: The above resume is a basic template and can be customized based on your specific experiences, education, and certifications. Please make sure to proofread and edit before submitting for any job application.