Casual - Multiple Roles - Rottnest Island & River Cruises
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Access to a range of Employee Benefits

Training and Development opportunities provided


SeaLink operates 130 boats nationally so if you are looking for a career in the Marine Industry, we are it!


SeaLink Rottnest Island


SeaLink WA/Captain Cook Cruises (ASX:SLK) is looking for bright and energetic individuals who have a strong work ethic, a great smile, and an enthusiastic attitude to join 'the friendly crew in blue'.

  • We have Deckhand roles for marine superstars wanting to showcase their deck skills on our ferries to the iconic Rottnest Island.
  • We have Deckhand roles for hospitality superstars wanting to showcase their skills on our scenic Swan River Cruises.
  • ...... or you could do both!

Career Opportunities


SeaLink/Captain Cook Cruises WA have always been a stepping stone for people who are keen to progress their Marine career, With a  total of 10 vessels both on the Swan River and to Rottnest Island, there is a lot of opportunity to train, progress and work towards your Engineering or Masters tickets. Our Masters and Engineers are patient and willing mentors and SeaLink strongly supports their assistance with training crew who want to progress.


About the Role


The Deckhand role requires a high level of interaction with customers. As the face of the company, this role is responsible for assisting with vessel operations while providing exceptional customer service to the passengers on board. This is a hands-on position, assisting passengers, fulfilling deckhand, and cleaning duties.

To ensure safe and efficient vessel operations, clear communication, physical fitness, and the ability to follow instructions and safety guidelines are paramount in this role.


Start date for this role is 27 December 2021


Working in close conjunction with the Vessel Master, duties will include:

  • Deck duties, including rope work
  • Onboard sales, stock control and reconciliation
  • Ensure the highest standards of customer service at all times
  • Assist with the safe, efficient, and timely boarding and disembarkation of all passengers
  • Assist passengers where necessary with their luggage
  • Perform cleaning duties
  • Attend to passenger comfort and safety

About You 


Key requirements:

  • Self motivated
  • Able to perform under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to relate to passengers form a variety of backgrounds and provide assistance
  • Have a happy and outgoing personality
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and 'Can Do' attitude
  • You are safety-minded and able to follow company instructions
  • Be well presented at all times
  • Ability to interact with guests in a friendly yet professional manner whist promoting the philosophies of SeaLink WA
  • Available to work public holidays, weekends and evenings

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


Ferries to Rottnest Island:

  • Senior First Aid Qualification - Essential
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate - Essential
  • AHA COVID-19 hygiene - Essential
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety Qualification - Essential
  • Marine Experience (Commercial or Recreational) - Essential
  • Current Driver's Licence - Essential
  • Proven track record of customer service

Swan River Cruises:

  • Senior First Aid Qualification - Essential
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate - Essential
  • AHA COVID -19 hygiene - Essential
  • Current Driver's Licence - Essential
  • Excellent attention to detail - Essential
  • experience in the Hospitality industry - Preferred
  • Proven track record of customer service

How to Apply


Click APPLY and fill in as much information as you can in the track record section of the application, paying close attention to each question.


We are requesting your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are the best person for this position.


Applications for this position close 5pm 20 December 2021 


SeaLink Travel Group is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.



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