Recruitment

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

Operations Manager

We are looking for an Operations Manager to join our friendly team in St. Margaret’s Hope. Operations Manager is a senior role in the Company which involves overseeing the day to day running of the ferry service. It’s the Operations Manager’s responsibility to make sure the service is running as efficiently as it possibly can, and meets the expectations and needs of our customers.

The characteristics we are looking for in the successful applicant are; organised, enthusiastic, professional, reliable, able to adapt to different situations and cope under pressure.

The skills the successful applicant needs to have are; experience in managing people, good communication skills, problem solving, computer skills, technical knowledge and the ability to lead and motivate a team.

Responsibilities will include staff rotas, customer relations and monitoring the company’s booking system.

This post is a permanent contract of 40 hrs per week (hours and days flexible). Monthly visits to Gills Bay will be required. Rate of pay is dependent on experience and can be discussed with suitable applicants.

Maritime experience is not essential.

A full job description is available to download here.

To apply: Send your CV to Faith Reilly by emailing hr@pentlandferries.co.uk.

 

Deckhand

We are currently looking for a permanent Deckhand to work on our busy passenger ro-ro service on the Pentland Firth Route onboard the MV Pentalina.

Our crews work on an even time rota of 2 weeks on 2 weeks off. Wages will be paid at a competitive rate plus a company pension and discounted travel on the ferry. (Details can be provided to suitable candidates on request).

Applicants must be trained to STCW 95 standard (EDH, PST, PSSR, First-Aid and Fire-Fighting) and hold a valid medical certificate (ENG1). It would be an advantage to have experience in HGV driving and hold the following certificates but not essential (Designated Security Duties, Crowd Control and Crisis Management).

To apply: Send your CV to Faith Reilly by emailing hr@pentlandferries.co.uk.