Casual Second Engineer - KI Ferries
Penneshaw or Cape Jervis
We are hiring - come join us!
Exciting times ahead as we prepare for our busy season.

About the Role


The Second Engineers’ primary function is to assist with the safe and secure operations of Company vessels. This will include working as part of a team, whilst maintaining excellence in safety and reliability at all times.


This position requires interpersonal and organisational skills and effective written and verbal communication skills are essential to this role.


A sound knowledge of the vessel is essential to all aspects of this role. You will be working in close conjunction with the Chief Engineer.


The Second Engineer 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, multi-skilling and time management.


About You

  • Ability to work with and accept change
  • Rapport and relationship building
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Organisational and planning skills
  • Initiative & self-motivated
  • Systematic reasoning
  • Achievement and results driven

Skills, Qualifications & Experience



  • MED1
  • Current First Aid
  • Sound working knowledge of the following:
    • Fitting and turning
    • Welding (oxy-arc-mig)
    • Boiler making
    • AC & DC Electrics
    • Transmission and braking systems
    • Hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Practical experience in shipbuilding and repair
  • Working knowledge of OH&S systems and regulations
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety Certificate
  • Confined Space
  • Working at Heights Certificate


  • Trade Certificate
  • Experience in the Tourism Industry
  • Experience in liaising with suppliers and contractors

Applications close by 5pm on Friday 13 October 2023 or earlier if a suitable candidate is appointed.


SeaLink Marine and Tourism 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.


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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