Able Seaman Deck (Launch & Retrieval)

Titusville, FL, US

Full Time

23 days ago

Job description


About Space Perspective

Space Perspective is the world’s first and only carbon-neutral spaceflight experience company on a mission to make transformative space travel accessible to more people than ever before. Its Spaceship Neptune, which comprises a pressurized capsule propelled by a giant SpaceBalloon™, offers a safe and accessible six-hour journey to the edge of space. Those who fly with Space Perspective, which is being regulated by the FAA and follows guidelines established by NASA and the U.S. Coast Guard, enjoy unprecedented views of our planet through the largest windows ever flown to space, a world-class meal and cocktail service, Wi-Fi, and lavatory – all from the world’s first Space Lounge. Based on Florida’s Space Coast, Space Perspective was co-founded by entrepreneurs Jane Poynter and Taber MacCallum, who met as original crew members in Biosphere 2 and previously founded World View and Paragon Space Development Corporation. Space Perspective’s team more broadly has been instrumental in the development of every U.S. human spacecraft for the past 40 years.


Able Seaman Deck (Launch & Retrieval)


Position Overview

The Able Seaman Deck is a member of a navigational watch on the launch and retrieval vessel supporting manned space flight using spaceship Neptune and its twenty million cubic foot space balloon. This position performs a myriad of skilled tasks at the support level as a member of the deck department.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Perform assigned deck duties including line handling, boating operations, crane and A-frame operations, davit and lifeboat operations, working in enclosed spaces, at heights and over the side.
  • Respond to shipboard emergencies including fire, flood, toxic gas, man overboard and abandon ship, be able to administer first aid and CPR.
  • Exhibit superior workmanship in the maintenance of deck machinery and spaces.
  • Display acute safety consciousness in every assigned task.
  • Enforce security measures.
  • Maintain the vessel in a consistently high condition of readiness and preservation.
  • Exemplify excellence and accountability for all work.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent certificate.
  • Minimum 18 months of experience with deck service on oceans.


Required Documents, Licenses and Endorsements:

  • MMC: Able Seafarer Deck 
  • TWIC
  • U.S. Passport
  • Valid Driver’s license 

Space Perspective is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Space Perspective is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.




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