Join an award winning tourism and transport company Make the tropical North your office
Permanent Full-time position
SeaLink QLDis looking for a full-time Marine Engine Driver grade 1 NC to join our Palm Island service as soon as possible.
Have a background in the tourism/ transport industry?
Do you hold a MED I or II qualification?
Looking for an exciting new work environment?
We encourage you to register your interest!
SeaLink Queensland operates out of Townsville, North Queensland and is proudly Australian owned and operated. With 4 vessels and over 70 staff SeaLink QLD is one of the most significant transport and tour operators in the region, operating daily 18 daily services to beautiful Magnetic Island and 5 services a week to Palm Island, an indigenous community 1.45 hours from Townsville.
Able to perform under pressure
Excellent interpersonal skills, able to relate to passengers from a variety of backgrounds and provide assistance
Good trouble shooting skills
Strong work ethics and 'Can Do' Attitude
Able to work flexible hours
Be well presented at all times
These attributes will be complimented by experience and skills in the following areas:
Marine Engine Driver grade I NC
Solid mechanical background with Caterpillar engine experience
Knowledge of safety and maritime obligations
Senior First Aid and Resuscitation Qualification
Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate
Proven track record of excellent customer service
Strong verbal communication skills
Experience in the tourism industry
About the role
The MED role plays a pivotal role in the day to day safe and efficient operation of our vessels. This role is responsible for all mechanical and electrical equipment, as well as pre-starts, shut downs, handovers and daily maintenance. Clear communication, physical fitness and the ability to follow instructions and safety guidelines is paramount in this role. Our Palm Island services include Saturday and Sunday, therefore frequent weekend work will be required.
Working in close conjunction with all crew, duties will include:
The Re-fueling of vessel in safe manner
Assist Master in conducting safety drills
Daily checks and maintenance
Complete daily Engineering log and report defects
Assist with the safe, efficient and timely boarding and disembarkation of all passengers.
Assist with cleaning duties at the end of shift
If this sounds like your dream job, we encourage you to apply!