Pentland Ferries Ltd - Ferry to Orkney


Please see below for any current vacancies. To apply for a position below or to enquire about relief work please contact us.


We are currently recruiting for a Customer Service Assistant to work in our busy St Margaret's Hope booking office from May to September. Applicants may also be required to take on the Check-In Assistant role to cover holidays. The main duties will involve making bookings for customers over the telephone and in person, preparing information for sailings and general office duties. Applicants must be responsible and reliable, accurate with information, have good communication skills and be approachable and friendly. Experience with computers is essential. Hours available are 20-30 per week and must include weekends. Position would suit someone living in the local area as the hours may include split shifts. To apply please email your CV to or call 01856 831901 for more details.


SUMMER STEWARD - 21/02/2017

Pentland Ferries are currently looking for a Summer Steward to work on their busy passenger ro-ro service on the Pentland Firth Route onboard the MV Pentalina between May and August.

Our crews work on an even time rota of 2 weeks on 2 weeks off. Wages will be paid at current Company rates. (Details can be provided to suitable candidates on request).

Applicants require to be trained to STCW 95 standard (PST, PSSR, First-Aid and Fire-Fighting) and hold a valid medical certificate (ENG1). It would be an advantage to hold a Food Hygiene Certificate but not essential as training will be given.

Overnight accommodation cannot be provided and own transport would be preferred.

To apply please send your CV including a list of the certificates you hold to Applications must be submitted by Friday 31st March.


We are currently recruiting for Café Assistants to work at Gills Bay from May to September. The hours would vary from 14 per week up to 30 per week in July and August.  

Main duties will involve serving customers with food and drinks, food preparation and general cleaning. Knowledge and application of Food Safety and Hygiene legislation would be an advantage. Applicants must be motivated and be able to work on their own as well as part of a small team. They will have to be responsible and reliable and be approachable and friendly.

Position would suit someone living in the local area as applicants must be able to work split shifts. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.

To apply please email your CV to

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