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Coxswain (Deckhand)Permanent Part Time

Great Adventures

Responsibilities include deckhand duties on the main Great Adventures vessels; Reef King, Reef Spirit 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 attention to the provision of customer service to passengers;
  • Competant 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 area of responsibility;
  • Assist Master, Mates and Senior Cruise Attendant to carry out their roles with utmost effeciency;
  • Take part in safety drill demonstrations for passengers plus undertake public relations with passengers and ensuring participation in the public farewell procedures;
  • Will be required to operate the Glass Bottom Boats and Semi-subs, including completing all required ships log books and delivery of 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.


  • Current Coxswain Certificate (Essential)
  • Current RSA (Essential)
  • Current Provide First Aid and CPR (Essential)

Prior experience in the Marine Tourism Industry and knowledge of the Great Barrier Reef would be an advantage.

Applications close Friday 29 March 2024

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