Maritime Accident Investigator

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Job Summary

A reputable organization in Ghana invites suitably qualified applicants for the position of Maritime Accident Investigator.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Deploying to accident sites and leading investigations
  • Collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses
  • Conducting detailed analysis in order to identify safety issues and draft recommendations
  • Writing investigation reports and safety bulletins
  • Giving evidence at inquests and fatal accident inquiries

Professional/Educational Requirements:

  • A degree or its equivalent in a relevant field of engineering or science from a Marine or Nautical Institute recognized by the Maritime Industry.
  • Relevant seagoing experience as a certified ship’s officer with a valid management level certificate of competency.
  • A continuous technical knowledge of ships and its operations after obtaining a Certificate of Competency (COC).
  • Not less than three (3) years service at sea as an officer in deck or engine department.
  • Accreditation as a surveyor through a formalized training programme.
  • Certificate in accordance with Marine Casualty Investigation Code.
  • Applicant should not be more than 45 years of Age

Additional Skills:

  • Working Experience on the application of related IMO conventions and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of procedures applied in survey, certification, control, investigations and oversight functions;
  • Understanding the goals and objectives of the International and National instruments used in maritime safety and the protection of the marine environment and related programmes.
  • Interview techniques
  • Evidence gathering.


Applications with CV should be submitted by email to or by post to Graphic Communications Group Ltd, P.O.Box 742, Accra on or before 5:00pm on

August 31, 2020.

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