Master less than 35m - Full-Time
SeaLink Marine & Tourism - South East Queensland


Join an award winning ASX-listed tourism and transport company

Range of Employee Benefits including staff discounts and career development

Primarily based in Redland Bay 


About the Role


We are currently seeking an experienced Master <35m to join our operations here in South-East Queensland. Working from either Cleveland or Redland Bay, this exciting full-time position requires a person who is energetic, motivated, enthusiastic and has the flexibility to meet operational demands.


This position in our team creates an opportunity for you to join an award-winning tourism and transport company with an excellent reputation in quality products and professional customer service.

The Master will be responsible for the daily effective and efficient operation of their vessel, whilst always maintaining excellence in safety, customer service, and reliability. The primary function of the role is the safe and secure operation and navigation of the vessel and to ensure the health and safety of all passengers and crew on board.

The Master must ensure the vessel maintains compliance with all relevant local laws and company policies and is responsible for the implementation and verification of the vessel’s Safety Management System.

This position requires a strong leader, with a high standard of interpersonal and organisational skills, effective written and verbal communication skills, and as well as proven safe ship handling.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate experience working within fast-paced, dynamic teams; with exceptional leadership, vessel-handling ability, knowledge and compliance of legislation and operating procedures, customer service, and be safety focussed.


About You

  • Ensure safe and secure operations 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including work harmoniously within and across teams
  • Demonstrated professional in all facets of the role
  • Take pride in the vessel, the team and your appearance
  • Be available to work across a 7 day roster including weekends and public holidays
  • Proven achievement of excellence in customer service
  • Strong attention to detail

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

  • Master less than 35m Certificate of Competency – Essential
  • MED 3 or Higher - Essential
  • PEC (required for some vessels)
  • Senior First Aid - Essential
  • Driver’s License - Essential
  • Demonstrated leadership skills 
  • Strong verbal communication skills

About Us


Since commencing operation in 1964 with the first vehicle ferry, MV Myora, Stradbroke Ferries (now SeaLink South East Queensland) has grown to become the largest marine operator in Moreton Bay. Today SeaLink South East Queensland operates vehicle and passenger ferry services to Straddie and the Southern Moreton Bay Islands of Lamb, Karragarra, Macleay and Russell. 

SeaLink South East Queensland is a SeaLink Marine & Tourism company, 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.

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


Applications close by Tuesday 21 March 2023. Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately and the position may close earlier than stated if a suitable candidate is sourced.


We aim to provide meaningful and sustainable employment opportunities that are free from barriers, support and celebrate the diverse talents of our team members, improve awareness of the value of diversity and inclusion across our organisation, and enable our leaders to champion diversity and inclusion.


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