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Embark on a course to success with us:

AIDA is a unique way of life – for our guests and our crew. As number one in the German-speaking cruise market, we are part of the Costa Group, Europe’s most successful cruise company. Our fleet is one of the most modern worldwide. With our new construction program, in particular, we set new standards in terms of innovation, diversity and environmental friendliness. We offer first-class career opportunities for professionals and management staff at sea and on land.

Become part of the AIDA family! We are looking for you to begin as soon as possible as:

1st. Nautical Officer (m/f)

Your chartered course:

  • Responsible for navigating and maneuvering the ship and operating the technical equipment
  • Liable for ensuring the ship’s safety and for protecting the environment
  • Monitoring compliance with company-wide regulations and quality control systems
  • Function as a host and a representative at the same time
  • Watch leader on watch as per schedule
  • Responsible for the education and professional growth of his Junior Officers/Cadet Officers as well as involvement of his own duties both during and while off watch and over viewing his off watch activities

Your previous ports of call:

  • Diploma from an accredited maritime training school or facility and verifiable seafaring time, ideally on cruise vessels
  • Certified as management level Deck Officer in accordance with STCW 95, STCW II/2
  • Extensive experience in leading positions on board ships and solid experience in all navigational electronic and computerized equipment
  • Excellent knowledge of all national and international safety and environmental regulations
  • Very good English and ideally Italian skills as well as proficient computer skills including MS Office

Take your career to new places with us! We look forward to receiving your complete application, as an online application at