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In order to obtain employment aboard vessels operated under contract with American Maritime Officers, all qualified candidates must complete and submit an AMO membership application. Click Here to open the form.

If you need to contact AMO Dispatching or if you are already registered with AMO to ship deep sea, please use the secure AMO Dispatching website.

 

Deep Sea Employment Requirements:

ENGINE:

  • U.S. Coast Guard Third Assistant Engineer's License or higher rating, steam or motor, unlimited horsepower.
  • Refrigeration Recovery Certification, Hazardous Materials Certification.
  • Current: STCW, Passport, Merchant Mariner's Document, Drug-Free Card and Benzene Card (tankers only)

DECK:

  • U.S. Coast Guard Third Mate's License or higher rating, steam and motor, unlimited tonnage.
  • Current: STCW, Radar Observer, FCC GMDSS Operator, Hazardous Materials Certification, Passport, Merchant Mariner's Document, Drug-Free Card and Benzene Card (tankers only).

ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN & RADIO OFFICER:

  • U.S. Coast Guard Radio Officer License, Hazardous Materials Certification, Radar Repair Certificate.
  • Current STCW, Passport, Merchant Mariner's Document, Drug-Free Card and Benzene Card (tankers only).

RADIO-ELECTRONICS OFFICER:

  • GMDSS Maintainer, Hazardous Materials Certification.
  • Current: STCW, Passport, Merchant Mariner's Document, Drug-Free Card and Benzene Card (tankers only).

For further information and/or membership application, contact:

Theresa Rowe
(800) 362-0513 Extension 1053

Susan Scott
(800) 362-0513 Extension 1054

Judy Sallaberry
(800) 362-0513 Extension 1012

Great Lakes Employment Requirements:

ENGINE:

U.S. Coast Guard Third Assistant Engineer's License, steam or motor, any horsepower (or higher rating)

DECK:

  • U.S. Coast First Class Pilot's License and FCC Marine Radio Operator's Permit (inspected vessels), and/or
  • U.S. Coast Guard Mate, 1,600 gross tons or higher rating (uninspected vessels)
  • There are also unlicensed employment opportunities through AMO in both the deck and engine departments of U.S. Great Lakes vessels.

For further information and/or membership application, contact:

Michelle Moffitt
Dispatcher, Great Lakes
(800) 221-9395 Extension 6005

John Clemons
National Vice President, Great Lakes
(800) 221-9395 Extension 6003

Inland Waters Employment Requirements:

ENGINE:

U.S. Coast Guard Designated Duty Engineer, 4,000 horsepower (or higher engine rating)

DECK:

U.S. Coast Guard Master/Mate 500 gross tons officer's license (or higher deck rating)

For further information and/or membership application, contact:

David Weathers
National Vice President, Inland Waters
(409) 996-7362

Theresa Rowe
(800) 362-0513 Extension 1053

Susan Scott
(800) 362-0513 Extension 1054

Judy Sallaberry
(800) 362-0513 Extension 1012

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