Coxswain Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client is in the hospitality business with four (4) hotel units operating across the country ranging from a 3-star budget business hotel to a 5-star luxury camp.

They are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and self-driven professional to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:


The job holder is responsible for operation of the vessels (speed boats and ferry) and is responsible for the safety of the crew.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Operating the speed boat/ferry as per the procedures for maximum guest satisfaction
  • Together with the Maintenance Supervisor, undertake routine maintenance of the boats and the ferry to ensure they in the right working condition
  • Reporting the repair issues to the Maintenance Supervisor for further action to ensure general upkeep of the vessels
  • Ensuring crew(guests’) safety while on the vessels

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Certificate in a relevant field
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in speedboat and ferry operation
  • Should have undergone a Coxswain training in speedboat and ferry operations
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures and strategies to promote effective security operations for employees and assets
  • Must be willing to stay at the workstation in Kisumu
  • Should be a Certified Coxswain by the Kenya Maritime Authority

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to by 17th August, 2018 clearly stating the subject heading “Coxswain’.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Updated: August 6, 2018 — 5:43 pm