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Maritime Security Officers

Position Overview

Securewest are seeking Maritime Security Officers to provide security on-board vessels travelling within the High Risk Areas.
Applicants will require the following qualifications/certifications as a minimum.  If you do not hold any of the below qualifications/certificates, please contact for further advice.

Essential Skills

  • Minimum of 4 years military service (post age of 18)
  • STCW10
  • Clear DBS disclosure 
  • Mental Health Letter from GP (LONO)
  • Yellow Fever vaccination certificate
  • Maritime Firearms Competency Course (MFCC)
  • Military Discharge Certificate/Testimonial
  • ENG1
  • Seamans Book
  • STCW79 SSO or 8269 MSO
  • Ship / Maritime Security Officer
  • UK Passport
  • Relevant Trauma Qualification (FPOS/MIRA/FREC3 etc)
  • Relevant Anti Piracy or SSO / MSO Course

To Apply: If your experience and aspirations match our requirements please send a CV and covering letter to

About Us

Securewest International is a leading international security and global risk management company, providing risk management solutions, consultancy services and training for over 30 years.