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Vessel Master - Groote Eylandt at SeaLink
Vessel Master - Groote Eylandt
SeaLink NT welcomes applications for a Vessel Master position with our new ferry operation from Groote Eylandt to Bickerton Island. It is a full-time permanent position with an immediate start.
The successful applicant will be based on Groote Eylandt or is willing to relocate, accommodation arrangements are negotiable. You will be joining a small and committed team who aim to provide a safe and reliable transport link for the local indigenous community. The ordinary working hours will be Monday to Friday.
Able to perform under pressure
Strong leadership skills
Excellent interpersonal skills, able to relate to passengers from a variety of backgrounds and provide assistance
Strong work ethics and 'Can Do' Attitude
Be well presented at all times
These attributes will be complimented by experience and skills in the following areas:
Vessel Master <24m NC (Master class 5) qualification
Extensive navigation experience
Proven management experience
Knowledge of safety and maritime obligations
Senior First Aid and Resuscitation Qualification
Manual drivers licence
Proven track record of excellent customer service
Strong verbal communication skills
About the role
The Vessel Master leads and manages safely and efficiently the daily operation of the vessel and ensures the delivery of high standard passenger services. Clear communication, physical fitness and the ability to work autonomously and follow instructions and safety guidelines is paramount in this role.
Working in close conjunction with a Deckhand, duties will include:
Safe vessel navigation
Conducting drills and maintaining knowledge of the Vessel's Safety Management Systems
Conduct daily checks and paperwork
Leadership and mentoring of Deckhand
Assist with the safe, efficient and timely boarding and disembarkation of all passengers.
Cleaning duties at the end of shift
If this sounds like your dream job, we encourage you to apply!