Etosha Fishing Corporation (Pty) Ltd is a Namibian owned company operating in the small pelagic sector. We specialize in quality value added fish products and take great pride in our use of world class operating practices and our commitment to value addition for all. We are an equal opportunity employer and invite applications for the below mentioned vacancies.


Duty Station: Walvis Bay, Namibia
Reporting to: Skipper
Employment: Permanent

The primary purpose of the position is to perform all maintenance as well as regulate the Refrigerated Sea Water Plant (RSW) on board designated vessel.

Key Performance Areas:
Vessel Maintenance
  • Carry out maintenance on board our Fishing Vessels.
  • Carry out planned maintenance and compile registers.
  • Perform periodic checks of alarms and maintaining a register to monitor procedures.
Trouble Shooting
Carry out general fault finding and trouble-shooting on all electrical, refrigeration, hydraulic and electronic related systems when on watch.
RSW Regulation
Ensure quality fish to be delivered at the factory from high seas.
Monitor Condition Monitoring Systems on the vessel

Minimum Requirements:
Citizenship - Namibian
Education - Marine Engineering Officer Class 4 or Marine Motorman Higher Grade
Work Experience - Minimum 2 years’ experience on Purse Seine and/or Pelagic Trawl RSW vessels of more than 400 tons will be a distinct advantage.
  • Valid medical, survival, first aid, Fire Fighting certificates
  • Good knowledge of refrigeration, hydraulics, electronics and electricity.
  • Certified copy of updated seaman’s book
  • Leadership skills, communication skills, ability to take initiative

Applications will be received and reviewed from date of publication till position is filled or Friday, 11th August 2017

Suitably qualified candidates who wish to apply must submit an application letter, detailed curriculum vitae including contact details of three business references as well as copies of qualifications on or before the closing date via email to or hand-deliver to 1 Rikumbi Kandanga Road, Walvis Bay or by post to: The HR Practitioner
P.O. Box 3
Walvis Bay

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Suitably qualified candidates from designated groups as defined in the Affirmative Action (Employment) Act, No. 29 of 1998 are encouraged to apply.


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