Chief Officer

  • Post Date:20th September 2021
  • Apply Before: 19th October 2021
  • Views 320
1 Applications
  • Rank Deck officer
    Vessel Type Ferries
    Location Type Shortsea
  • Offered Salary Negotiable
Job Description

Wightlink is one of the UK’s largest domestic ferry operators, providing a link between the Isle of Wight and the Hampshire mainland.

We are looking to recruit Chief Officers to join our team in Portsmouth on a permanent basis.

The successful candidates will hold a Master or Chief Mate Certificate of Competency. Candidates will ideally have previous experience working with passengers and Effective leadership and communication skills are essential. You will oversee the deck department, managing the safe and efficient control of passenger and vehicle loading, ensuring the deck crew meet all relevant statutory requirements and acting as the interface between the Master and ship’s crew.

In addition to your professional skills and qualifications you will be extremely customer focused, empathetic and able to motivate your crew to deliver excellent customer service. In return we offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at sea but still go home at night!

Those appointed will benefit from
• A competitive Company Pension Allowance
• Wightlink and Rail Travel benefits
• A vast range of retail benefits

How to apply:

If you are interested in this vacancy, please send your CV to chiefofficerrecruitment@wightlink.co.uk detailing your qualifications, skills and experience.

Please include all your contact details, including your address, landline and mobile telephone numbers.