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Company: Savage
Location: Tampa, FL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Transportation, Logistics, Trucking


The Able Bodied Seaman assist with the operation of deck and cargo machinery and perform the duties of helmsman, lookout when at sea, and duties relating to navigational watchstanding assigned by the OICNW. When transferring cargo, the Able Bodied Seaman assists the Deck Officer on watch with cargo watch.
The Able Bodied Seaman reports directly to the Deck Officer on watch for cargo, maintenance, and safety related duties, and the OICNW for navigational duties.

Responsibilities / Job Duties:   

  • Assists as directed with the inspection, testing and maintenance of deck and cargo machinery, deck and cargo systems, firefighting, lifesaving and safety equipment onboard.
  • Participates in training drills and exercises as per the Station Bill.
  • Performs duties as directed by the Master and Deck Officers safely and efficiently.
  • Implements SMM Policies, Procedures & applicable requirements onboard as related to the position.
  • Assist the Mate with the inspection, testing and maintenance of deck and cargo machinery and systems as well as all firefighting, lifesaving and safety equipment onboard.
  • Accurately report and record maintenance related activities as requested by an Officer.


  • Tankerman Assistant endorsement (LG)
  • All Required STCW endorsements for an AT/B capable of foreign voyages
  • Must have a valid TWIC card and Passport
  • Other certificates and endorsements as deemed required for the operation and by Savage Marine
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Proven and effective manager and leader

Education/Experience: Enter bullet format of specific education and experience that is required.

  • High School diploma
  • Maritime Academy graduate preferred
  • ABS Nautical Systems NS5 experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to work in confined spaces, carrying heavy tools, climbing and descending ladders, consistently asked to lift and carry loads greater than 25 pounds
  • Must have current USCG medical certificate, renewed every 2 years

Savage has been designated as a 2021 Military Friendly Employer. Additional information on our Veteran's Program, “Savage Patriots” can be found at

Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

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Last Updated: January 1, 2020

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