Une offre de l’Institut fédéral de la formation professionnelle

Your profession: Chief Mate (m/f)

Professional activities

Chief mates, together with the master, are responsible for the safe transport of passengers and goods on the high seas. They organise, coordinate and monitor the ship operations. They ensure the safe loading of the ship and are responsible for the maintenance and servicing of the deck area.

Fields of work

Chief mates work

  • on board ships in all areas of coastal shipping and maritime shipping
  • on board cargo ships, ferries and passenger vessels
  • on board official vessels
  • in shipping administration
The professional profiles are based on information from berufenet at the Federal Employment Agency and BIBB (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training).