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Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 NC (MED 2)
Groote Eylandt, NT


SeaLink NT welcomes applications for a Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 NC position with our ferry operation from Groote Eylandt. The position is a full-time permanent role. 


The successful candidate 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. 


About You

  • Able to perform under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to relate to passengers from a variety of backgrounds and provide assistance
  • Good trouble shooting skills
  • Strong work ethics and 'Can Do' Attitude
  • Able to work flexible hours
  • Be well presented at all times

These attributes will be complimented by experience and skills in the following areas:

  • Marine Engine Driver grade 2 NC qualification or higher
  • Solid mechanical background 
  • Knowledge of safety and maritime obligations
  • Senior First Aid and Resuscitation Qualification
  • Drivers Licence
  • Proven track record of excellent customer service 
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Experience in the tourism industry well regarded 


About the role


The MED role plays a pivotal role in the day to day safe and efficient operation of our vessels. This role is responsible for all mechanical equipment, as well as pre-starts, shut downs, and daily maintenance. Clear communication, physical fitness and the ability to follow instructions and safety guidelines is paramount in this role. 


Working in close conjunction with all crew, duties will include:

  • The re-fueling of vessel in safe manner 
  • Assist Master in conducting safety drills
  • Daily checks and maintenance
  • Complete daily Engineering log and report defects
  • Assist with the safe, efficient and timely boarding and disembarkation of all passengers.
  • Assist with cleaning duties at the end of shift

In the this role you will also be requested to cover Deckhand shifts from time to time. 


If this sounds like your dream job, we encourage you to apply! 



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