SAR Mission Coordinator (SAR-Co)

SAR Ship

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Type of contract
To be defined

Necessary requirements
Experience in Central Mediterranean SAR operations of at least 2 years in similar roles

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Read the full Job Description; if you are qualified, please apply online.

The SAR Mission Coordinator is EMERGENCY’s focal point for on board SAR operations. The role requires the complete management of the SAR Team, SAR operations and related pre and post recovery activities.

Each phase will be managed in close collaboration with the Commander and the SAR Project Coordinator.
The SAR Mission Coordinator reports directly to the SAR Project Coordinator.


The SAR Mission Coordinator:

  • Is responsible for strategic decisions during SAR operations;
  • Coordinates rescue operations in collaboration with the commander and the SAR Project Coordinator;
  • Coordinates, together with the SAR Operations Logistician, the management of people on board;
  • Is responsible for the preparation of rescue reports and required disembarkation documents;
  • Coordinates the disembarkation phases in collaboration with the responsible Deck Officer;
  • Is responsible for the training and organization of the SAR Team personnel;
  • Is responsible for the efficiency of equipment and effectiveness of SAR operations;
  • Prepares rescue reports, required disembarkation documents and coordinates the disembarkation itself.


  • Navigation experience
  • Experience in Central Mediterranean SAR operations of at least 2 years in similar roles
  • Knowledge of Central Mediterranean SAR context
  • Knowledge of navigation monitoring systems useful for SAR operations


  • IMO-STCW certificates
  • Training courses provided by IMO-STCW
  • MAMS – MABEV qualifications


6 months including a period of paid leave


For further information and inquiries (not for applications): To apply, please complete the on-line application form: applications sent to this e-mail account will not be considered.

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