The Company:

Our client is a renowned institution being in the business for almost 30 years in Australian expedition cruises. Based in Cairns, the company owns a fleet of small ships that sail to different areas in Australia and Asia Pacific. Hailed as one of first choice in Australian cruises, this company is unstoppable. With a new ship launching early this year, they need lots of different staff on board!

The Role:

The Chief officer will be responsible for navigating their newest ship to sail. Supervising all navigation watch duties, he is responsible for the stability of the ship and safety of all including but not limited to maintenance of life saving and fire fighting equipment. This also includes some administration and supervising deck crews.

Technical Requirements

AMSA Chief Officer <300GT

Ship Security Officer

Certificate II in security Operations

AMSA Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS)

Proficient in Survival Craf
Passenger Ship Training

AMSA Medical and MSIC Card

First Aid, CPR and Medical Care on Ships

ECDIS plus ship specific online element

Ship Security Officer


The client is expanding and sailing a new ship and is looking for a couple of people for similar roles. They are also looking for: 1 x Master; Deck keepers; GPH; Expedition Leaders; First Engineers; Electrical Engineers; Engineer (MED2); Chefs, Cruise Attendants and Many More!

To apply please email your resume to permstaff@staffingsolutions.com.au or call 4031 5000 for a confidential discussion.

NOTE: We are also looking for people for clients in Airlie Beach, Darwin, South Australia and many other areas in Australia! Please call 07 4031 5000 to discuss if interested

To apply for this job email your details to permstaff@staffingsolution.com.au.