Full Time Vessel Master up to 45m
SeaLink QLD - Townsville

Join an award-winning tourism and transport company
Offering brilliant employee benefits and team culture


 SeaLink North Queensland operates from Townsville delivering daily ferry passenger services to Magnetic Island and 6 services a week to Palm Island. Our tourism operations include local tours to Cape Cleveland Lighthouse, Orpheus Island, Palm Island, Whale Watching Tours, charters, and ship-to-shore transfers for visiting cruise ships between Airlie Beach and Port Douglas. For more information visit


About the Role

The Permanent Full Time Vessel Master up to 45m leads and manages safely and efficiently the daily operation of the vessel and its crew, ensuring the delivery of high-standard passenger services. Clear communication, physical fitness, and the ability to follow instructions and safety guidelines are paramount in this role. 


About You

  • Experienced Vessel Master up to 45m
  • Dual Ticket with MED 1 or MED 2 qualification preferable, but not essential
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Able to perform under pressure
  • Self-motivated
  • Proven Track record of Excellent Customer Service
  • Fast Ferry Experience
  • Knowledge of safety and maritime obligations
  • Strong Work ethic


  • Access to Employee Training Programs
  • Health and wellbeing benefits
  • Employee Travel Benefits Program

About Us

 SeaLink North Queensland 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 Register 

 Click INTERESTED and fill in as much information as you can in the track record section of the registration. Include your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are the best person for this position.


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


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 organization, and enable our leaders to champion diversity and inclusion.


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    Townsville QLD

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   Posted 11 Feb 24

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