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9 months ago

Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Operations Officer (Coxswain), the Coxswain will be responsible for navigating the ferry across the Likoni channel in order to meet customers’ requirements ie ferrying passengers, vehicles and goods across the channel in a scheduled time.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Key Responsibilities  Ascertain ability and soundness of the ferry through pre-sea checks;  Steer the vessel during un-berthing or mooring;  Pilot or navigates the ferry safely and efficiently across the channel and ensuring safety of passengers, crews, vehicles, bikes, handcarts, goods and equipment;  Log departure and arrivals of ferry journeys and incidents;  Communicate and respond to calls from Kenya Port Authority control tower among other stations, on the movement of inbound and out bound vessels;  Provide directions and instructions during emergencies;  Disseminate relevant safety information, instructions and guidance to ferry users onboard through the Public Address System; and  Orient and impact training skills to new entrants

Education + Experience

  1. Required qualifications and experience  A minimum of Diploma in Social Science/Management, preferably in nautical science or related field from a recognised institution