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Vessel Engineer – Marine Engine Grade 2 (MED2)

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Vessel Engineer – Marine Engine Grade 2 (MED2)

  • Quicksilver Connections
  • Located in Port Douglas
  • Starting salary $80,000 plus superannuation 

About the role

Applications are being sought for a Vessel Engineer position on board Quicksilver’s fleet of vessels in Port Douglas.

Reporting to the Marine Operations Manager your key responsibilities will include:    

  • Maintenance, repair and engineering duties
  • Assisting with the day to day operation of the vessel


  • Stability in a long-established business proud of their inclusive culture and working environment
  • Discounted boat tours and cruises for your family and friends
  • Discounted diving tours in Cairns and Port Douglas
  • Corporate discounts on private health
  • 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.

About you

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to work well in a team environment
  • A current qualification of Marine Engine Driver Grade 2
  • Experience with Detroit, MTU, Cummins, Scania and Deutz Diesel Engines is desirable
  • A Coxswain or Master <24m (Master 5) qualification would be an advantage.

About Quicksilver Group

We are proudly Australia’s leading Great Barrier Reef tourism company with operations based in Cairns, Port Douglas and Green Island. Our multi-award winning company comprises:

  • Quicksilver’s Outer Reef and Low Isles Cruises
  • Great Adventures’ Reef and Green Island Cruises
  • Silver Series Dive and Snorkel Adventures (Silverswift and Silversonic)
  • Poseidon Dive and Snorkel Adventures
  • Pro Dive Cairns
  • Ocean Spirit
  • The eco-sensitive Green Island Resort 

Living and working in our unique natural environment brings many rewards and company benefits - the Great Barrier Reef is quite literally our office! We offer flexible working conditions and have career opportunities across a wide range of areas from customer service through to engineering and corporate support. To join our dynamic and professional teams, we seek people with the right attitude and skills who are able to demonstrate values of respect, delivery of amazing customer service while promoting a safe working environment and pride in your work.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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