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Deckhand- Full Time in Hayman Island
Hayman Island, QLD

Join an award-winning tourism and transport company

 

SeaLink is looking for an individual with a strong work ethic and proven leadership skills to join their team for their Hayman Island transport operations.

 

Hold an Elements of Shipboard Safety Certificate of Competency or equivalent?

Hold a recreational boat license?

Have a background in 5-star guest transfers?

Available for an immediate start?

Looking for an exciting new work environment?

 

We encourage you to apply!

 

 About Us
SeaLink Travel Group is a publicly listed multi-modal transport and tourism operator, delivering world-class customer services and brilliant Australian holiday experiences.


Carrying more than 360 million passengers a year in different locations around the world, our Group has over 8,700 employees operating more than 3,400 buses and 109 ferries in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory, Western Australia, London and Singapore.


SeaLink was founded in 1989 in Adelaide providing transport and ferry services between the mainland and Kangaroo Island. Today, we are a leading Australian marine, tourism, and public transport provider with established international operations in London and Singapore.

 

About You

  • Communication – written and verbal
  • Organization and planning
  • Ability to perform autonomously and effective delegation
  • Flexibility and reliability
  • Customer service
  • Proven ability to handle difficult situations
  • Interpersonal and relationship building
  • Proven reporting and accountability
  • Tourism Industry

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

  • Elements of shipboard safety or equivalent - Essential
  • Senior First Aid and CPR – Essential
  • Recreational Boat Licence - Essential
  • Driver’s license – Essential
  • Confined Space – Desirable
  • Working Safely at Heights - Desirable

 

About the role

  • Responsible for assisting the vessel Master and Engineer to ensure the vessel is operated safely and efficiently and is presented to its best possible standard whilst maintaining the highest level of client comfort.
  • Assist Master in the safe navigation of the vessel in adverse conditions.
  • Assist in Bridge Management and look-out duties as prescribed by the Master to ensure safe navigation.
  • Undertake a key role in vessel emergency and evacuation procedures as defined for each individual vessel’s Safety Management System.
  • Inspect safety equipment and report any deficiencies to the Master.
  • Participate in safety drills and demonstrates to meet legislative requirements.
  • Manage the deck activities of the vessel during preparation for departure and mooring at the end of the shift.
  • Assist the Master in the safe embarkation/disembarkation of all personnel and clients.
  • Maintain /requisition mooring lines as required.
  • Assist the Master in the maintenance of the decks and exterior of the vessel.
  • Assist the Master as required.
  • Assist the Engineer as required.
  • Assist with cleaning of the entire vessel before, during, and at the completion of each shift.
  • A ‘Safety First’ approach to all tasks.
  • Ability to get the job done, on time, accurately, and in a consistent manner.
  • Ability to develop ideas, use initiative, and work without guidance.
  • Ability to apply analytical and decision-making skills to solve problems.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent work attitude.
  • Excellent personal presentation and communication skills.
  • A genuine demonstrated interest in developing a career with SeaLink.
  • An absolute commitment to service excellence and continual learning.

You may be required to work outside of normal hours and be flexible with shift times. Thorough knowledge of all aspects of the vessel is essential to all aspects of this role. You will work in close conjunction with the Operations Manager and the Operations Scheduler.

 

This is a key role within the organization and requires energy, commitment, initiative, teamwork, multi-skilling, and time management skills.

 

This is a residential role in Hayman Island. The accommodation will be provided.

 

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

Applications close on 6 December 2020. Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately and the position may close earlier than stated if we have found a suitable candidate.

 

SeaLink Travel Group is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 

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