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Coxswain (Deckhand)

Great Adventures

Responsibilities include deckhand duties on the main Great Adventures Vessels: Reef King, Reef Spirit, Green Island Express and Ocean Spirit, and the operation of coral viewing craft in which the delivery of reef interpretive commentaries is essential.

Duties include:

  • Assisting with sea navigation of the vessel as directed by the Master
  • A high level of and attention to the provision of customer service to passengers
  • Competent rope handling and ensuring ships lines and mooring equipment are maintained and in good working order
  • Competent assistance with the docking of vessels
  • Ensure the general cleanliness of the vessel in their area of responsibility
  • Assist Master, Mates and Senior Cruise Attendant to carry out their roles with utmost efficiency
  • Take part in Safety Drill demonstrations for passengers, plus undertake public relations with passengers and ensuring participation in the passenger farewell procedures
  • Will be required to operate the Glass Bottom Boats and Semi – subs including completing all required ships log books and deliver informative and entertaining interpretive commentaries
  • Have a solid working knowledge of safety procedures including but not limited to Abandon Ship Procedures, Fire Fighting Procedures and man Overboard Rescue routines

Essential requirements:

  • Current Coxswain certificate
  • Current RSA
  • Current Provide First Aid

Prior experience in the Marine Tourism Industry and knowledge of the Great Barrier Reef would be an advantage. Please include 2 current professional referees in your resume.

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