Bosun - Permanent Full Time
Penneshaw/ Cape Jervis
Join an award winning Tourism and Transport company
ASX200 Global Company

 SeaLink is looking for a bright and energetic individual who has a strong work ethic and an enthusiastic attitude to join the team!


About the role


This position will be an integral part of the Sealink South Australia Marine Operations team. The primary function of the Bosun role is the maintenance of vessel presentation, ropes, paintwork and stores and assisting with passenger and deck loading operations.

The Bosun assists with mooring operations and ensures that the presentation, cleaning, customer displays and safety messages of the vessel are compliant with Standard Operating Procedures and safety standards. The Bosun assists the on board café with customer service and ensures that the café is compliant with Standard Operating Procedures and safe work practices.


This will include working as part of a team, whilst maintaining excellence in safety and reliability at all times.


Exceptional interpersonal skills with a high level of organization are essential to this role. It is also a requirement to have excellent verbal and written communication skills.


You will be required to work up to seven days on, seven days off. At times work outside of these hours during periods of annual slipping and maintenance requirements. A reasonable knowledge of the vessel is essential to all aspects of this role. You will be working in close conjunction with all crew.


The Bosun will be expected to meet and exceed key performance indicators, whilst displaying a high level of work ethics.


This role requires energy, commitment, initiative, teamwork, and multi skilling and time management. A functional assessment will be required to ensure you are physically fit to perform the duties required for this role.


About You

  • Ability to work with and accept change
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Achievement and results driven
  • Self motivation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Essential
  • Experience in working in a fast paced team to reach goals - Essential
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety – Essential
  • Senior First Aid – Essential
  • Drivers Licence – Essential

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

  • Customer service experience – Highly Desirable
  • Previous leadership experience - Desirable
  • Experience in the Tourism and or Transport Industry - Desirable
  • Master <24m NC Certificate of Competency – Desirable
  • Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 – Desirable
  • Espresso Coffee Making – Desirable
  • Food Safety Certificate - Desirable
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol – Desirable

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


About us

SeaLink SA is part of the Kelsian Group - Australia’s largest integrated land and marine, tourism and public transport service provider with established international operations in London and Singapore.


With around 9000 employees, the Kelsian Group is one of Australia’s most experienced and diverse multi-modal transport businesses operating around 4000 buses, 120 ferries and 24 light rail vehicles, carrying over 207 million customers a year.


Our purpose is to be a world leader in delivering essential journeys through safe and intelligent transport solutions and create brilliant customer experiences.


How to Apply

Click APPLY now and attach your cover letter and resume addressing the success factors required for this position and explain why you are the most suitable person for this role.


Applications close by 5pm on Wednesday 26 January 2022


Kelsian Group Limited 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. To find out more about the Kelsian Group visit

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