Environmental Officer

16 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Job Type
Hotel Management
Job Level

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Norwegian Cruise Line is the innovator in cruise travel with a 50-year history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising, most notably with the introduction of Freestyle Cruising which revolutionized the industry by giving guests more freedom and flexibility. Today, Norwegian invites guests to “Cruise Like a Norwegian” on one of 14 purpose-built Freestyle Cruising ships, providing guests the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed, resort style cruise vacation on some of the newest and most contemporary ships at sea. Recently, the line was named “Europe’s Leading Cruise Line” for the sixth consecutive year, as well as “Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Line” and “World’s Leading Large Ship Cruise Line” by the World Travel Awards.


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The Environmental Officer’s primary function is the training, oversight, implementation, and verification of regulatory compliance as it relates to applicable environmental laws. The EO also provides assistance to the Fleet Regulatory Compliance Department, assisting in the development of environmental policies and procedures.

• Advise the Master, Chief Engineer and other senior ship management, including all department heads on environmental compliance, policies and procedures.
• Ensure that all outstanding environmental compliance items requiring corrective action are included in the shipboard action log.
• Report unauthorized releases or spills into the environment to the Master, VP Fleet Regulatory Compliance and the Designated Person.
• Represent the shipboard perspective during all shipboard reviews of environmental policies, procedures, and systems with the VP Fleet Regulatory Compliance, and others in the Marine and Technical Operations.
• Supervise the Pest Controller’s duties and responsibilities.
• Regularly review all environmental logs and records, including the Oil and Waste Record Books for completeness and accuracy.
• Maintain records on shipboard activities related to environmental policies, procedures and programs, including the status of environmental management programs and training which occurs onboard.
• Ensure that all wastes subject to special handling requirements are being managed properly and in compliance with company policies.
• Provide training and guidance to all crew on environmental policy, including its commitment to compliance with the letter and the spirit of applicable local, state, federal and international laws, rules and regulations.
• Assist crew in resolving environmental concerns, such as inoperative pollution control equipment, ineffective procedures, or inability to meet recycling goals.
• In cooperation with the Technical Department or at the explicit request of the Fleet Regulatory Compliance Department, evaluate environmental systems and procedures to determine compliance, quality, effectiveness and compatibility with other shipboard systems.
• Evaluate shipboard environmental operating systems to recommend any necessary contingency plans in the event of system defects/failures.
• Assess each component of the shipboard environmental program, such as recycling programs, spill response, chemical management, and waste management.
• Review technical journals and manuals, attend seminars, and participate in professional activities to keep current on new technology and management systems for environmental programs and practices.
• Performs other related duties as assigned or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
• Must be familiar with the Safety and Environmental Protection Policy and the SEMS, and carry out the policies and procedures appropriate for his/her position.

• Intermediate to Advanced verbal and written level of English is required.
• Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and AMOS is required.

• Basic Safety Course Certificate from a recognized educational institution is required.
• Advanced Marine Firefighting certificate from a recognized educational institution is required.
• Environmental Officer Course certificate from a recognized educational institution is required.
• High school diploma or foreign equivalent is required.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

It is Norwegian Cruise Line Holding's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, and marital or veteran status. EOE.