Castor Vali Careers

Our continued growth and success is dependent on the calibre of our people. We demand the highest standards from our personnel and will only employ candidates who share our quality-driven focus. In return, we will train and support our personnel every step of the way, to enable them to develop their careers as part of the Castor Vali team.

We are currently recruiting the following 4 positions in Ghana:
Send your application to recruitment@landmarksecurity.org with the subject heading “Title of Position being applied”, enclosing a one-page covering letter and a concise CV (maximum two pages).

Job Title: Maritime Security Officer (MSO)
Duration of Contract: 12 months (Two (2) Month Rotation initial contract)
Reporting Supervisor: Offshore Manager
Duty Location: Ghana (Offshore)
Start Date: December 2nd 2019 or upon agreement

Summary: The Maritime Security Officer shall work offshore on-board exploration vessels for approximately two months per rotation. Responsibilities include but not limited to conducting vessel vulnerability assessments and supporting vessel security needs.

Experience: 3+ years’ experience in the Maritime Security industry or related discipline. Over 2 years’ experience working and supporting explorations vessels in high-risk waters. No less than 100 sea days in the role of Maritime Security Officer.

Qualifications and Certification required:

  • BOSIET Certificate, HUET Certificate and MIST certificate
  • Seaman’s Discharge Book & Seaman’s Card
  • STCW – Elementary First Aid; Personnel Safety & Social Responsibility; Personal Survival; Elementary Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention
  • ENG1 Seafarers Medical (Or equivalent)
  • Maritime Firearms Competency Certificate (MFCC)
  • Advanced First Aid/Trauma Training (e.g. FPOSi)

Job Title: Offshore Manager
Duration of Contract: 12 months. (Two (2) Month Rotation initial contract)
Reporting Supervisor: Director, Operations
Duty Location: Offshore Ghana
Start Date: December 2nd, 2019 or upon agreement

Summary: The Offshore Security Manager shall work offshore on-board exploration vessels for approximately two months per rotation. Responsibilities include coordinating all security project plans; and assisting the vessel Master with offshore incident response and crisis management.

Experience: 5+ years in the Maritime Security industry in a management capacity. Having over 3 years’ experience working and supporting explorations vessels in high-risk waters. No less than 100 sea days in the role of Offshore Security Manager.

Qualifications and Certification required:

  • BOSIET Certificate, HUET Certificate and MIST certificate
  • Seaman’s Discharge Book & Seaman’s Card
  • STCW – Elementary First Aid; Personnel Safety & Social Responsibility; Personal Survival; Elementary Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention
  • ENG1 seafarers medical (Or equivalent)
  • Maritime Firearms Competency Certificate (MFCC)
  • Advanced First Aid/Trauma Training (e.g. FPOSi)

Job Title: Operations Manager
Duration of Contract: 12 months
Reporting Supervisor: Director, Operations
Duty Location: Accra (frequent travel is required)
Start Date: December 1st, 2019 or upon agreement

Summary: The Operations Manager has responsibility for developing, fostering and supporting the company safety and process-driven culture while managing daily operations which includes providing direction in logistics, safety, quality control, compliance, regulatory, operational and administrative matters.

Experience / Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years, well-rounded experience in International Security and Oil & Gas operations in Africa. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University in Operations Management or equivalent combination of education and experience in related discipline.

Technical Proficiency:

  • Strong IT skills/proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of the security industry including Offshore, Land and Energy sectors
  • Current threat knowledge of the Africa region

Job Title: Business Development Manager
Duration of Contract: 12 months
Reporting Supervisor: Director, Operations
Duty Location: Accra (frequent travel is required)
Start Date: December 1st, 2019 or upon agreement

Summary: Responsible for identifying, pursuing and closing new accounts, manage existing accounts and expanding sales and revenue through account growth within the Oil & Gas, and wider Security Sector. This individual will interface with domestic and foreign Oil & Gas clients.

Experience / Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 7+ years of professional experience in a sales/BD role; or 5+ years of professional experience with a related master’s degree. Be culturally sensitive and interested in geopolitical issues of the region.

Technical Proficiency:

  • Strong IT skills/proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of security industry including Offshore, Land and Energy sectors
  • Current threat knowledge of the Africa region

We are not actively recruiting for security personnel at present but if you would like to submit a speculative CV for consideration for future positions, please send this to recruitment@castorvali.com.

When sending applications please be aware that you must meet the below minimum qualifications for maritime security personnel , these are mandatory (unless otherwise stated):

  • Proof of military service and testimonial
  • Seaman’s Card and Discharge Book
  • Maritime Firearms Competency Course Certificate
  • FPOS(i) or equivalent – must include trauma element
  • Industry recognised psychological assessment
  • Drug and alcohol test
  • STCW
  • ENG1
  • Enhanced DBS certificate (or equivalent for non-UK residents)
  • Maritime Security Operators (MSO) Course

Additional requirements for offshore maritime security personnel:

  • BOSIET – not mandatory but highly desirable

Land-based security personnel

  • FPOS(i) or equivalent – must include trauma element
  • Industry recognised psychological assessment
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate
  • Enhanced DBS certificate (or equivalent for non-UK residents)


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