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Fleet Safety Manager

Posted on 11-Apr-2018
Application Close Date: 02-May-2018
Job Details
Fleet and Technical Operations
Position Type:
Full Time
Job Reference:

Reporting to the Director, Marine Operations, and working closely with Holland America Group (US-based) and onboard Senior First Officers (Safety Officers), the Fleet Safety Manager is responsible for ensuring the application of, and compliance with, Occupational Health and Safety-related regulations for P&O Cruises Australia's fleet and responding to shipboard emergencies. 

Responsibilities include:

  • communicating with ships on Lifesaving Appliances, Fire Fighting Apparatus, Emergency Response and Occupational Safety-related issues
  • monitoring the effectiveness of current safety initiatives and emergency response procedures through ship drills and documentation
  • responsibility for P&O Cruises Australia's Emergency Response Centre
  • reviewing safety-related minutes of shipboard meetings and ensuring remedial actions are taken
  • working with the technical department in scheduling specialist equipment maintenance and repair
  • coordinating all port state control visits for assigned ships
  • dealing with all safety-related communication with local regulators

Our ideal candidate will bring several years' seagoing experience in a leadership safety position (passenger ship highly preferred), along with strong communication and relationship building skills, and a collaborative approach to working with internal and external stakeholders, including regulatory bodies.

Please note that the incumbent needs to travel onboard and work out of hours as required.

Please refer to the attached Job Profile for more detailed information.


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