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For our container and dry cargo vessels, we are looking for candidates for the position of second officer

As second officer you are a licensed member of the deck department and the ship’s navigator and responsible as ships safety officer.

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Our shipping company

JR Shipping is a shipping company with a rich maritime tradition. Harlingen is our home port. Our organisation ashore, which coordinates and manages our fleet’s operations, is based there. The JR Shipping fleet comprises container feeders, multipurpose vessels, SeaZip Offshore Service and support vessels, and the charter sailing ship Clipper Stad Amsterdam. Approximately 30 maritime professionals work at the organisation ashore. Our crewing department is responsible for recruiting and selecting seamen and for the human resources policy in respect of the JR Shipping and SeaZip crew members.

JR Shipping BV operates within the shipping business in its own culture. To work for the company is to work in this culture and to be committed to it. At JR Shipping, we treat each other with respect, both on board our vessels and at the offices We have an open and friendly attitude towards our colleagues, clients and other parties, regardless of nationality, background or rank.

As a second officer of JR Shipping we expect you to:

  • In consultation with the master you have the focus on creating the ships voyage/passage plans with a step by step description in detail of how the voyage is to proceed from berth to berth taking in consider all international- and local rules & regulations and company ISM procedures.
  • Perform leadership to the deck crew related to cargo operations and maintenance deck department according instructions of the chief officer.
  • Inspect, test and maintain safety-, lifesaving- and firefighting appliances and also nautical instruments.
  • Promote the company culture especially towards the deck crew.

What we offer:

  • JR Shipping offers not only a good salary and relieve schedule.
  • We offer you the opportunity to contribute to a successful company with a strong company culture where initiative and feedback of all crew and staff is valued.

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No match?

Is there no vacancy for you, but do you find the culture of our shipping company appealing? In that case, we’d like to invite you to send us an open application. Please complete the form and, especially, state why you’d like to sail on the JR Shipping or SeaZip vessels. We’ll contact you as soon as we have a vacancy that is suitable for you. Thank you for your interest!

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FROM OUR CREW

"‘At JR Shipping, we treat each other with respect, both aboard our vessels and at the offices in Harlingen, the Netherlands. We have an open and friendly attitude towards our colleagues, clients and other parties, regardless of nationality, background or rank.’"

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