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ConocoPhillips Mess Person in OFFSHORE, Texas

Title: Mess Person


Job Number: 00V09

Who We Are

We are one of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. With operations and activities in 15 countries, we explore for, develop, and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. We are challenged with an important job to safely find and deliver energy to the world. Our employees are critical to our success, and with them we power civilization.

We’re grounded by our SPIRIT Values – safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation, and teamwork. These values position us to deliver strong performance in a dynamic business – but not at all costs. We believe it’s not just what we do – it’s how we do it – that sets us apart.

We strive to make a significant difference in the communities where we live and operate. We create an inclusive environment that values all voices and opinions. Together, the different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and perspectives of our employees drive our success.

Your responsibilities may include:

  • Working under the supervision of the chief steward

  • Cleaning/sanitation duties on the ship such as:

  • Cleaning specified decks

  • Cleaning the galley area (washing dishes/silverware, cleaning shelves, trash removal, etc.)

  • Assisting the chief steward and cook/baker in the preparation of meals by retrieving stores and performing basic food preparations (peeling potatoes, cutting fruit, etc.)

  • Taking orders and serving meals

  • Assisting in putting up stores upon arrival of the ship

  • Assisting the chief steward and cook/baker as directed

  • Mandatory participation in emergency training drills

  • Participating as a general support worker and developing a good knowledge of all galley cleaning and sanitation operations/duties noted in the general work description

  • Typically works from 0615 to 1300 hours, takes a 2 hour break, and then works from 1500 to 2015 hours (includes 4 overtime hours)

Relocation is not available for this position.



  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States as a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as a permanent resident, refugee or asylee

  • Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination, by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination, or ConocoPhillips approved accommodation, required

  • U.S. Passport

  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to:

  • Be away from home for periods in excess of two months

  • Push/pull up to 40 pounds

  • Lift/carry up to 100 pounds floor to shoulder

  • Lift up to 25 pounds floor to overhead

  • Work overtime up to 4 hours a day

  • Perform 3 or more hours of washing pots and pans each shift, as well as mopping floors

  • Climb Stairs

  • Stand for long periods of time

  • Merchant Mariners Document (Z-card)

  • Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC)


  • Associates degree or higher in culinary arts from an accredited institution or foreign equivalent

  • 3 years direct experience in institutional food preparation

  • Completion of sanitation class

  • Completion of basic safety class

  • Previous experience sailing on tanker/ship

  • Ability to clearly follow instructions, both written and verbal

  • Ability to apply common sense to achieve the desired outcomes according to the company’s operating procedures and safety protocols

  • Organized, efficient and a methodical problem solver

All unlicensed employees earn paid leave on the basis of twenty-three (23) days paid leave for every thirty (30) days of sea service. Normal tours are seventy-five (75) onboard and fifty-seven (57) days of paid leave.

This position requires you to have a TWIC card (Transportation Workers Identification Credential) to gain access to secure areas of Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) regulated facilities and vessels. Any candidate selected for this position will not be allowed to begin work without proof of application for this card. Visit the TSA website: TWIC® | Transportation Security Administration ( ( for more information.

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of June 30, 2022 .

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee or asylee. Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

Job Function: Marine

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level


Title: Mess Person