Vacancy Details
VAC1048 - Tug Able Seaman
Job Family: Marine Location: Jebel Ali, U.A.E.
Division: DPW UAE MARINE Contract Type: Permanent

The Role:

To deck crew on large Port Tugs thus contributing to efficient operation of port large tugs

Responsibilities will include:

  • To act as general purpose crewman on port’s large tugs by providing assistance to tug master.
  • To act as part of the port’s emergency and anti-pollution team providing support to safety procedures and polices.
  • To go aboard and crew any vessel being towed as ordered by the Tug master therefore maintaining customer satisfaction for shipping lines.
  • To steer the tug visually or by compass using rope works in a safe and careful manner.
  • To effectively use VHF Radio Equipment to receive and pass information while providing tug assistance

MARINE Department

The Marine Department controls on all the functions of the Marine, E.g.: Tugs, Mooring & Pilot Boats. It also controls Vessel Traffic & Marine Invoicing and, the pollution emergency. Furthermore, it arranges for Berthing & Sailing and, manages for the smooth & effective Berthing.

Person Requirements:

In order to give credible support to the organisation, it is essential you have the following:

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 4 years of tug experience
  • Must be fully conversant with ship mooring methods & equipment.
  • Must be able to use VHF Radio equipment and Fire and safety course


  • Higher Secondary School Certificate preferably with Certificate of Tug Seamanship
Rewards & Opportunities:

Competitive salary, including:

  • Accommodation allowance, Transport allowance
  • Staff accommodation
  • Overtime
  • every two years Air ticket allowance for self
  • Government Medical Insurance
  • 22 working days annual leave per annum
  • Discretionary annual performance bonus
  • Expatriates - receive Gratuity at the end of service
  • As a member of the Dubai World group, there is a large number of discounts available to DP World staff in the UAE region

Training, Development & Career Progression
We are committed to the development of our people and aim to retain talent by investing in ongoing training & development to help improve skills and performance.

Further Information:

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Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV

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