Seaman Career


Career Description:

A Seaman is a part of the staff in a ship. There are can different responsibilities of a seaman. Some of them can be record keeping, taking care of ship passengers, ensuring that the guests are served well, maintaining the materials in the ship, etc. This is one of the entry level jobs in a ship or cruises and can be a good starting point to progress in a higher level position like a supervisor, cruise director, etc. Therefore candidates should show very good performance as a seaman if they want to set an exciting career in the field of marine.

How to become a Seaman:

To become a seaman, candidates should have a maritime education in any of the community colleges or maritime academies. Then they should work as interns in a ship or cruise. They can start with jobs such as cleaning and washing. With good work and behavior, they can get slightly higher level jobs like entertainment and event management on ship, etc.

Seaman Career courses, training, programs:

There are various training programs that can equip students to be an able seaman. There are various maritime and naval courses being provided by the top institutes. Students can opt for these courses and become well equipped with the skills to become a successful seaman.

Seaman Career schools/colleges, education:

Numerous schools, colleges and universities are available for students to choose from. These colleges have the best infrastructure, experienced faculty, and latest technology that provide students all the world class facilities to make students dexterous at various functions of a seaman.

Top 5 colleges/universities:

Simon Fraser University

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Great Lakes Maritime Academy

U.S. Naval Academy

California Maritime Academy

Seaman job opportunities, salaries/pay, recruitment:

Opportunities to work as seaman can be found in the government and private organizations in the water transportation and shipping companies. The compensation of a seaman can be anywhere between $20,000 and $100,000.

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  1. F N SHABALALA says:

    Are there any seaman learnerships offered to foriegn nationals

  2. HENRY BASSEY says:

    I WANT TO KNOW HOW TO SECURE A JOB IN NIGERIA AS AN ORDINARY SEAMAN,AND ALSO THE MINIMUM STARTING SALARY FOR THE JOB

  3. OKOLEJU EMMANUEL says:

    o want to be a seaman. what do I do

  4. Aldo says:

    Dear Sir,
    Here with i would like to apply a job as an ABLE BODIED SEAMAN,position AB at your company.
    Neme :Aldo
    Place date or birth :ujung pandang,28september 1984
    Rank :A/B
    Name of document :seaman book (Y 043976)passport (S 431273)

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY:
    1.ANTD (6200271585N60711)
    CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY:
    2.BST (6200271585010408)
    WORKING EXPERIENCES :
    TOLAK ENAM (6)tugboat COMPANY (east marine)Singapore
    On 25,marc 2009 /off 13,april 2011
    Mobile number :+62 03192448825/+620318298506 (Aldo_reynaldo45@yahoo.com)
    THANKS
    Regards

    Aldo

  5. mujahid al says:

    i want to become a seaman would you please help me
    i am very thank full to you

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