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Deck Cadets work on commercial or tourist ships and are involved with daily operations and vessel running. A list of Deck Cadet duties includes maintaining ship areas, making sure that lifesaving equipment is available and functioning, performing necessary repairs, assisting with the driving of the ship, mooring and anchoring, and handling various port operations. Based on our collection of resume samples, Deck Cadets should demonstrate nautical knowledge, a good level of physical fitness, teamwork, good communication skills, and discipline. Specific training at accredited institutions is commonly seen on Deck Cadet resumes.

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1

Deck Cadet

As a Deck Cadet/Trainee Officer duties include supervising the team of crew, maintenance of navigational charts, deck work, and maintenance of cargo documents.

  • Assisted the Master and senior deck officers in carrying out their responsibilities.
  • Assured Pre-Cruise sailing checklist is satisfactorily completed and the Master advised accordingly.
  • Correct up to date all navigational publications other than charts.
  • Ensured safe handling, deployment, recovery and stowage of scientific equipment at sea.
  • Administered the ordering, issue and safekeeping of video tapes and DVD's and Marine Society libraries.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Maritime Studeis
2

Deck Cadet

Gained familiarity with all navigational instruments and equipment on the bridge.

  • Managed routines on the bridge, including port arrival, departures, anchoring and mooring.
  • Participated in performance of maintenance projects, lifeboat operations, and firefighting
  • Performed inventory and inspection of cargo gear, fire fighting and lifeboat equipment.
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Marine Transportation
3

Deck Cadet M/v MALASPINA

Stood conning officer under the instruction of the 3rd and 2nd Mates

  • Practical use of the RADAR/ARPA, Electronic Chart Display, AIS, and VHF radio
  • Updated Nautical Charts and Publications using NTM
  • Completed OSHA safety course and learned how to properly lash down and monitor the safety of wheeled cargo
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Marine Transportation
4

Deck Cadet on The Motor Vessel HOS Centerline

Assisted deckhands with both interior and exterior vessel maintenance

  • Inspected vessel safety equipment and conducted vessel safety drills alongside the chief mate
  • Observed and performed safe operations of the vessel while underway
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, and Word
  • Social media page creation and maintenance as well as project management
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AS
Business Administration
BS
Finance And Economics
Finance
5

Deck Cadet

Participated as a junior cadet in assisting with docking and anchoring maneuvers when in port.

  • Learned how to handle lines, raise and lower gangways using an onboard crane.
  • Learned how to weigh anchor both in ports as well as offshore.
  • Assisted chipping paint, grinding, sanding, and painting the vessel. Was given a specific area of the ship to clean each afternoon and successfully cleaned to the standards of the officers on board.
  • Loaded and unloaded luggage for the vessel's personnel.
  • Stood watches on the bow, bridge, gangway, engine room and security.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Transportation
6

Deck Cadet

Stood various navigation watches and applied ship maneuvering skills

  • Acquired knowledge vital to shipboard operations and business
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret, modify, and execute voyage plan
  • Worked independently and as a supervisor to oversee the completion of various ship maintenance tasks
  • Honed leadership skills.
  • Stood various navigation watches and applied ship maneuvering skills
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Marine Transportation
7

Deck Cadet

  • Gained familiarity with all navigational instruments and equipment on the bridge.
  • Managed routines on the bridge, including port arrival, departures, anchoring and mooring.
  • Participated in performance of maintenance projects, lifeboat operations, and firefighting
  • Performed inventory and inspection of cargo gear, fire fighting and lifeboat equipment.
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Marine Transportation
8

Deck Cadet

Assisted Third Officer in Firefighting, Lifesaving, and Safety Inspections

  • Formulated Noon Position Figures Daily for Vessel Planner
  • Participated in Vessel's Bilge and Ballasting Operations
  • Routine Maintenance and Testing on Electronic Navigational equipment
  • Attend Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Shipboard Maintenance and Performance Meetings
  • Assist Chief Officer in Cargo, Stability, and Ballast Planning Prior to UNREP's and Port Calls
  • Assisted in UNREP's
  • Met Requirements to Obtain a USCG Tankerman Person in Charge
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Logistics And Intermodal Transportation
Liberal Arts Credits
9

USMMA Deck Cadet

Designed and implemented counter-terrorist procedures specific to company and USCG regulations.

  • Sustained safe navigation of vessel during bridge watches.
  • Performed daily ship maintenance, repairs and inspections.
  • Orion/Bridge, CASP, MS Windows, MS Office, Outlook, Internet Explorer, Firefox.
  • Spanish - Basic conversation, reading and writing.
  • Chinese - Basic conversation.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Logistics And Intermodal Transportation

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