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Seaconny/ OS (Ordinary Seaman)

Aliases: Sukhani Quartermaster

Industry/Sector(s): Shipping


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks of a Seaconny is expected to perform include:
  • Steering vessel following designated course under direction of officer on watch
  • Keeping watch on bridge during specified hours
  • Taking over handling of helm to keep vessel on its course
  • Altering course as directed
  • Cleaning bridge and wheel house
  • Guarding ship's gangway in port to prevent entrance of unauthorised person
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It is a not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job
  • Part-time work is not available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Ship usually sails for 5/6 days a week and works for 14/15 hours every day. This may vary from ship to ship
  • Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

Maybe

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 

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KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of water routes
  • Knowledge of steering the vessel
  • Well-versed in handling of helm to keep vessel on its course
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 

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AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

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AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

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SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

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CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

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Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 

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REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

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PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 
  • Indian Navy
  • Shipping companies across India
  • Cruises liners
KEYWORDS 
  • Seaconny
  • Sukhani Quartermaster
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 8350.0300 Seaconny/ OS (Ordinary Seaman)
ISCO 2008 8350 Ships’ Deck Crews and Related Workers
NIC 2008 50113 Sea and coastal long distance water transport
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
REFERENCES 
1
National Classification of Occupations Division 8
2
http://www.indianmirror.com/indian-industries/shipping.html
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