TransPerth Operations Manager
SeaLink WA - Permanent Full time


Integral marine management role

Supported by a strong marine team

Access to a range of employee benefits 


About the Role


Reporting to the General Manager SeaLink WA, the TransPerth Operations Manager leads the TransPerth operation of ferry services across the Swan River servicing our day-to-day commuters and tourists in meeting our government contract obligations. 


The position leads, plans and prioritises to effectively:

  • deliver on our commitment to government contractual obligations
  • coordinate rosters to deliver timetabled ferry services
  • lead the marine Master team
  • identifies and manages maintenance of the vessels
  • maintains strong professional relationships with government bodies.

A key outcome of this role is to ensure we continue to offer faultless, reliable on-time running aboard the highest quality vessels, to our customers.


The role is also responsible for demonstrating leadership of the vessel marine crew, ensuring they have the skills, tools and attitude to meet timetable commitments and provide excellent customer service.


About You


As this is a key leadership position, you will be self motivated and results driven, and have a high level of interpersonal skills, business sense, financial understanding, fleet maintenance experience and project management capabilities to ensure success.


You will also have:

  • Proven engaging leadership skills
  • Effective organisational and planning skills and the ability to establish priorities and perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • High degree of computer literacy including the use of Microsoft software and maintenance programs/systems
  • Analytical and budgetary skills and experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Advanced problem solving and analytical skills
  • Extensive management and planning experience
  • Extensive supervisory experience.

You will have the following qualifications/licences and knowledge:

  • Master V & MED 2 qualification at a minimum. 
  • A relevant trade/industry qualification is desirable 
  • Mechanical knowledge and experience is essential
  • A current unrestricted motor vehicle driver's licence
  • Senior First Aid qualification is preferred but not essential.
  • Working within confined spaces ticket
  • Working at heights ticket is desirable 
  • Knowledge of Computer Maintenance Management Systems


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 close by 5pm 26th May 2024.


About Us


SeaLink WA is a SeaLink Marine and Tourism company, part of the Kelsian Group - Australia’s largest integrated multi-modal transport provider and tourism operator, with established bus operations in Australia, the USA, Singapore, London and the Channel Islands.


Kelsian provides essential journeys for our customers by delivering safe and intelligent transport solutions designed to improve the sustainability and liveability of the communities we serve.




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.

  Full Time

    Perth WA

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   Posted 26 Apr 24

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