Careers

Vacancy: Master (Fixed Term)

We are looking to recruit a Master on our Lymington – Yarmouth service, on a 6-month Fixed Term Contract from April 2021.

  • Lymington to Yarmouth ferries

  • Notional 35 rostered hours per week

  • Competitive pay

Key elements of the role are:

  • The effective implementation and development of the Safety Management System
  • Develop a culture of continuous improvement
  • Operational efficiency and punctuality
  • Effective engagement by all crew members with the customer
  • Active support for the development of all aspects of customer service
  • Prompt circulation of relevant company operations and safety communications
  • Crew performance, attendance and reliability
  • Crew appearance and presentation
  • Planned and corrective maintenance

More information

We are looking to recruit a Master on our Lymington – Yarmouth service, on a 6-month Fixed Term Contract from April 2021. The successful candidate will hold a Master Unlimited Certificate of Competency and preferably have previous experience gained as a Master or Chief Officer working on ferries.

You will be required to show strong skills in: –

  • Leadership and Management
  • Ship handling
  • Bridge Team Management
  • On Board Operations
  • Communication skills at all levels Afloat and Ashore
  • Crew Development

As a Master you will be employed on a 6 month Fixed Term contract to cover our Summer period from April 2021. You will be required to work across all days of the week including weekends and Bank Holidays.

In return we offer the opportunity to work at sea but still go home at night!

How to apply

If you are interested in this vacancy, please send your CV to [email protected]  detailing your reasons for applying, qualifications, skills and experience. Please include all your contact details including your address, landline and mobile telephone numbers.

Why work for Wightlink

  • Competitive salary.

  • Concessionary travel, food and drink discounts and free parking.

  • Partner benefits, including retail, transport and restaurant discounts.

  • Seafarers: work at sea but still go home at night.

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