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Job Description

The Master, also known as the captain, is the highest-ranking officer on board a ship. They have overall responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of the vessel, crew management, and compliance with maritime regulations. Here is a job description for a Master:

  1. Vessel Operations: The Master is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the ship. They oversee all aspects of vessel navigation, including route planning, speed control, and adherence to international maritime regulations. They ensure the ship operates within legal and safety limits and take appropriate action to mitigate risks.
  2. Safety and Emergency Response: The Master is responsible for maintaining a safe working environment on board. They establish and enforce safety policies and procedures, conduct regular safety inspections, and ensure that crew members are trained in emergency response protocols. In case of emergencies, the Master coordinates response efforts and executes emergency plans.
  3. Navigation and Watchkeeping: The Master has ultimate authority over the ship’s navigation. They oversee watchkeeping duties, monitor navigational equipment, charts, and weather conditions, and make critical decisions to ensure the safety of the vessel and its crew. They may take direct control of navigation during complex or challenging situations.
  4. Crew Management: The Master is responsible for crew management and welfare. They oversee the assignment of duties and responsibilities, monitor crew performance, and provide guidance and mentorship to ensure effective teamwork and collaboration. They address disciplinary issues and ensure compliance with onboard rules and regulations.


  • Must have 2years worked experience for the same type of vessel.
  • Complete docs as per STCW

Agency Profile

Agency Name: Intercrew Philippines Agency Inc

POEA License Number: POEA-001-SB-010421-R-MLC

Address: Room 204,205,206 & 208, VIP Building, Roxas Boulevard, Ermita, Manila 1000

About Agency

INTERCREW PHILIPPINES AGENCY INC. operates as a reputable sea-based recruitment agency registered with Philippine Overseas Employment Administration under Accreditation No. POEA-001-SB-010421-R-MLC. The agency’s core objective is to identify, hire and manage proficient, experienced and licensed seafarers to crew the vessels of its principals.