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Offshore Maintenance Vessel Deckhand + Coxswains (NC1)

Quicksilver Cruises

As the world’s most extensive coral reef ecosystem, the Great Barrier Reef is a globally outstanding and significant natural wonder, Quicksilver have been bringing guests here and creating memories since 1979.  We are looking for a



A permanent position is available for a personable and friendly Deckhand to join the team based Port Douglas. Responsibilities include Operation of small craft and semi-submersible coral viewers including the delivery of reef interpretive commentary. Providing a high level of customer service to out guests, ensuring customer and staff safety is maintained at all times, safely handling ropes, lines and fenders, assisting other crewmembers as required.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Coxswains NC1 
  • Master 5 (desirable)
  • Provide First Aid 
  • Excellent communication skills & is a Team Player
  • Competency in rope handling and docking of vessels
  • Dive Master certification would be an advantage

What do you get out of this? 

  • Work as part of a great crew
  • Experience All our boat tours across the Quicksilver group for a minimal admin fee for you and your immediate family, with great discounts for family and friends 
  • Heavily discounted diving tours in Port Douglas and Cairns
  • Access to the Quicksilver Group Scholarship program for your children going to University
  • A wide range of special discounts with our industry partners and goods suppliers
  • Meet people from all over the world coming to the Reef for their once in a lifetime to visit one of the greatest World Heritage sites.

Who are we?

Quicksilver is proudly Australia’s most awarded Great Barrier Reef operator. We are committed to sustainable environmental practices and ongoing conservation for future generations to enjoy. Here at Quicksilver we encourage people to be themselves, respect the environments we operate in and respect each other. We are committed to empowering people, so they can have a voice, be heard and be present. At Quicksilver, we would like all of our guests to leave us as ambassadors for reef protection and preservation, our wonderful, passionate and enthusiastic crew make that happen every day. 

Join us on our mission to conserve nature, share our history and culture and have fun every step of the way.

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