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Offshore Maintenance Vessel Master <24m NC / Marine Engine Driver Grade 2

Quicksilver Cruises

Based in Port Douglas, Quicksilver is Australia’s most awarded Great Barrier Reef tourism company, operating a comprehensive range of reef experiences; Quicksilver’s acclaimed Outer Reef Cruise, dive and snorkel adventures aboard Silversonic and Poseidon, and Wavedancer Low Isles sailing cruises.

From Port Douglas, we operate a modern fleet of five touring vessels including two iconic Wavepiercers, two dive and snorkel catamarans and a luxury sailing catamaran in addition to two reef platforms (pontoons) located on the Agincourt reefs. We also operate a fleet of luxury coaches between Cairns and Port Douglas, and the new Quicksilver Dive Centre.

Applications are being sought for a full time position on board our Offshore Maintenance Vessel, located at Agincourt Reef, off Port Douglas.


The successful applicant will be responsible for Vessel Master duties, managing the daily preparation and ongoing maintenance of the offshore maintenance vessel, pontoons, small craft and off shore equipment. This role also includes the effective management of the Offshore Maintenance Deckhands. 


The successful applicant must have:

  • Applicants require a minimum qualification of Master <24 NC and Marine Engine Driver Grade 2
  • Provide First Aid certification
  • A minimum of one year experience in a similar role or been in charge of an operational vessel
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work well in a small team environment
  • Proven experience in managing staff
  • Demonstrated mechanical experience and skills, outboards in particular
  • A dive qualification would be an advantage


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