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Master V - MED II /III Skipper
Lizard Island Resort is actively seeking a dedicated, experienced and guest focussed professional to join our Marine & Activities team as a MASTER V - MEDII or III. You’ll be joining our friendly and professional team at our beautiful location located on the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, just over an hour’s flight north-east of Cairns, QLD. Set within crystal clear aquamarine waters, this stunning 5 star property has something for everyone.
As a MASTER V you will be central to ensuring our guests experience and the very highest levels of service and safety on our resort vessels. Working within our Activities centre you will skipper and manage passenger dive and snorkelling trips in and around the reef off Lizard Island, whilst also undertaking general maintenance duties on our vessels to ensure they operate safely and effectively and 5* presentation is maintained presentation.
This is a leadership position and will be responsible for directing, supervising and motivating the boat crew – acting as a positive role model at all times.
You will be a confident and engaging individual with excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate and interact with guests in an interactive yet professional manner. Your attention to detail will be key in this role as will strong organisational skills and the ability to take control and give directions to other crew and guests on all passenger trips as well as in the event of an emergency.
MASTER V and MED II/III certificate (essential) – AMSA issued ticket
Demonstrated skills and knowledge in managing marine vessels and passengers.
Extensive knowledge of all aspects of shipboard safety with a detailed knowledge of Australian Marine legislation and best practice
Queensland Workplace Health and Safety At Sea (Elements of Shipboard Safety).
First Aid & CPR certificate will also be an essential requirement of this role.
We offer a truly unique working environment with some great remote area benefits including subsidised accommodation and meals, discounted holidays and regular social events.
If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for and you feel you have the right skills, experience and attitude to be successful with us, we encourage you to apply.