Helmsman / Helmswoman (f/m/d)

Required Language

English and/or German


River Cruise Ship


Unlimited contract


Manager / Supervisor


River Advice AG

Company Overview

River Advice AG (“River Advice”) is the leading independent manager of river passenger ships worldwide. We offer hundreds of career opportunities for those who seek to be a part of a professional company. At River Advice we place a high value on service and professionalism, ensuring that our clients and passengers feel like they are always receiving the best treatment. 


Main responsibilities:

  • ​Ship’s management in cooperation with the 2nd Captain according to existing law and regulations
  • Managing/instructing nautical crew with docking/manoeuvring of the ship
  • Assisting Captain with docking/sailing/manoeuvring of the ship (when required)
  • Basic and advanced training of Sailors
  • Coordinating and assigning tasks to Sailors and Deckhands for  the ship’s maintenance



  • Good command of German and/or English language
  • Competed training with valid Captain licenses for Rhine/Danube/Elbe and/or other rivers
  • Minimum 1 year of experience on a similar position
  • Radar and Radio Transmission licenses
  • Certificates for “Safety Expert for Passenger Vessels” and “First Aid” are a benefit
  • Friendly and work-oriented personality


What we offer:

  • New attractive salary packages with Swiss contract and social benefits
  • Flexible work planning
  • Modern and user friendly work equipment
  • A dynamic team in a pleasant and family work atmosphere





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