Deckhand Marshall

Ramsgate, Kent
Job Description

The Deckhand Marshall will report directly to the Master of the vessel who is ultimately responsible for the safety of the vessel, crew, passengers, and the protection of the environment.

The Deckhand Marshall is a representative of the company and should therefore lead by example ensuring that they and the crew always conduct themselves in a professional manner.


  • To act as/when required as a Lead Marshall on a rota system, allocated by Master during morning briefing.
  • When appointed as Lead Marshall, they shall communicate clearly between all parties onboard, including Master.
  • Lead Marshall will brief Deckhand Marshalls in day-to-day activities.
  • A Lead Marshall will ensure safety and all CWind policies are adhered to.
  • Lead Marshall to report all accidents/incidents to the Master of vessel.
  • Ensure tasks delegated are followed in line with Lead Security Officer and Master of vessel.
  • Vessel Crew/Master will have seniority over all Lead/Deckhand Marshalls for general deckhand duties.
  • Effectively manage onboard passengers/casualties with duties as set out by the Lead Security Officer, with duties including but not limited to marshalling casualties to designated seating, handing out provisions such as food/water, assisting any casualties up the aft steps as well as general deckhand duties as/when required.
  • Have a basic understanding of the ‘Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seafarers’ (COSWP), ‘Marine Pollution Regulations’ (MARPOL), Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and the ‘Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea’ (COLREGS), International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue Manual (IAMSAR)
  • Adhere to the company health, safety and environmental policies and report any concerns to the Master.
  • Ensure that the Deck area is at all times maintained in a seaworthiness state and the vessel is ready to proceed to sea in line with operational requirements.
  • Pro-actively engage with the client in supporting their operations
  • Demonstrate good seamanship, communication skills and situational awareness
  • Always promote a positive attitude towards work and personnel, creating a good safe working environment
  • Ensure the uniform & PPE policy is always adhered to.
  • Mooring knowledge and seamanship/rope handling experience.
  • Report incidents/accidents to the Lead Marshall
Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • Basic STCW Training, which includes Fire Prevention & Firefighting, Sea Survival, Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities, Elementary First Aid.
  • STCW Crowd Management V/2 (7), A-V/2 (3)
  • ENG1 Medical approved by MCA
  • GWO Approved Manual Handling Course
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Enjoy working with all nationalities and be comfortable speaking with people face to face
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Have flexibility with regards to working hours (in line with MLC), as rotations will involve weekends/bank holidays
  • Be prepared to undergo a security clearance check
Have the right to work in the United Kingdom
About The Company
CWind is part of the Global Marine Group, delivering a range of project services, CTVs and GWO-accredited training courses to the offshore wind industry. With experience at over 50 offshore wind farms worldwide, Cwind's service offering includes topside and subsea IMR, termination & testing, cable pull-in, subsea surveys and more.
With access to Global Marine Group's extensive pool of marine knowledge & experience, CWind delivers projects to a high standard. As a member of the Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition (OREAC) and Renewable UK, CWind understands industry challenges, works collaboratively with peers to drive positive change in the industry and provides innovative solutions, helping clients to construct and operate their assets safely and effectively.
CWind has a global support network, with offices in Europe, Asia and the USA. The company also has in-house training facilities through CWind Training, offering comprehensive courses to internal and external delegates.
Working collaboratively with ORE Catapult, CWind delivers innovative solutions to address client and industry challenges. CWind is also dedicated to new product development including subsea survey solutions, through an invested partnership with Rovco.