Trade Assistant - Permanent Full-Time
Whitsundays QLD

Join an award-winning tourism and transport company


SeaLink is looking for an individual with a strong work ethic and proven skills to join their team for their Whitsundays Operations in Hayman Island and Shute Harbour.


Available for an immediate start?

Looking for an exciting new work environment?

We encourage you to apply!

About the Role

  • Assist Trade personnel in the day-to-day maintenance and upkeep of the Whitsundays Marine Fleet and infrastructure facilities.
  • Assist the maintenance department as required and directed by the Maintenance Manager.
  • Assist the Whitsundays business as directed by the Management Team.
  • Appropriately represent SeaLink, which shall include maintaining the highest standards of confidentiality and conduct.
  • Ensure the Work Health and Safety obligations of themselves and their co-workers are not jeopardized by their actions/ inactions whilst at work.
  • Ensure that the procedures of the Environmental License and Environmental Management Program as directed to them are adhered to.
  • Ensure housekeeping is completed at regular intervals.

You will be required to work 40 hours per week on average, on four weeks on and one week off roster. During the roster on weeks, accommodation on Hayman Island will be provided. You will work in close conjunction with the Maintenance Manager and Maintenance Team.


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


About You

  • Familiarity with mechanical plants, particularly marine diesel engines, marine vessels, and components.
  • Demonstrated commitment to a safe working environment.
  • Ability to follow direction, procedure, and company policy.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Numerical ability, ICT, and record-keeping skills.
  • Demonstrated Experience within a Trade Assistant role.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

  • C Class driver's license.
  • Medium Rigid driver's license.
  • LF forklift license.
  • Recreational boat license.
  • Confined space and gas test atmosphere training (desirable).
  • Working at heights training (desirable).

About Us

 SeaLink Whitsundays & Gladstone is part of the SeaLink Marine & Tourism family. SeaLink Marine & Tourism operates some of Australia’s most iconic marine transport and tourism experiences brands including SeaLink ferries around Australia, Captain Cook Cruises in Sydney Harbour and Perth’s Swan River, Kingfisher Bay, and Eurong Beach Resorts on Fraser Island (K’gari), the Murray Princess on the Murray River, Kangaroo Island Odysseys, Flinders Ranges Odysseys, Adelaide Sightseeing and many more. For more information on our marine and tourism family visit


SeaLink Marine & Tourism is part of the Kelsian Group, Australia’s largest land and marine, tourism, and public transport service provider with established international operations in Singapore and the UK. An Australian publicly listed company 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 per year. For more information visit


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 will close by 05:00 PM on 10 May 2024


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 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.

  Full Time

    Gladstone QLD

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   Posted 12 Apr 24

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