We are currently recruiting Deck Ratings to join our Irish Sea fleet. We have positions available within our Cairnryan-Belfast, Holyhead-Dublin and Fishguard- Rosslare routes. We are also looking for a number of deck ratings to work in Fleet based roles allowing you to use your skills to provide support on our ships across the Irish Sea while using the opportunity to gain experience within various supportive team settings.
We are looking for an experienced Deck Rating. Someone who is comfortable working independently and also to keen to be part of a small hard working and dedicated deck team.
The deck ratings are responsible for assisting in the safe and efficient completion of the duties required by the chief officers standing work routines, planned maintenance jobs, operational duties, mooring/ unmooring, loading/unloading, marshalling of traffic, securing/ unlashing of vehicles and general maintenance to the parts of the vessel managed by the chief officer including cleaning, painting and greasing.
Carrying out duties as set in muster list during any emergency.
Carrying out lookout and general bridge duties as directed.
Carrying out fire and safety patrols as directed.
Assisting in the maintenance of all firefighting, safety and lifesaving equipment.
Attending all statutory fire and safety drills onboard and to assist in training as required by master.
What you will experience
The role involves various working hours as the vessel runs on a 24 hour schedule. Onboard you have access to the gym, communal crew areas where you can spend time relaxing with your colleagues and fantastic food cooked by our own chefs.
- Concessionary ferry travel throughout the Irish Sea
- Discounted UK and European rail travel
- Company pension & life assurance scheme
- 24 weeks per annum onboard with 28 weeks per annum off (inclusive of 4 rostered weeks annual leave)
- Recognition scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
-Westfield Health Cash Healthcare plan (access to online GP, cash back from various health and dental treatments, gym memberships)
- Continuous training, coaching and development within a helpful and encouraging environment with progression opportunities
Who you are
At Stena Line your personality matters as much as how good you are at what you do. Regardless of your role, welcoming, caring and reliable guides you in your everyday work and the challenges you face. We are looking for someone with the right attitude, who is enthusiastic to learn new things and improve themselves within a well organised innovative and safety conscious organisation.
Fluent in English
Able Seafarer Deck CoC (II/5)
Full STCW training and ENG1 Medical
Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat training
Passenger vessel experience is preferred but not essential
These are full-time, permanent positions within our deck department. To apply, please register your profile and send in your CV in English as soon as possible no later than 9th March 2024. Please note that due to GDPR we do not accept applications via e-mail or postal service.
If you have any questions regarding the position or about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact Alison Mackay, Talent Acquisition Partner, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that we kindly decline any offers from recruitment or staffing agencies regarding this recruitment.
About Stena Line
As a leader in sustainable shipping, Stena Line has Europe’s most comprehensive route network focusing on transportation of both passengers and freight. We have over 5,100 employees in our Stena Line family across Scandinavia, around the UK and the Baltics, making a contribution to our company. We are committed to maintaining and developing a sustainable working environment, free from harassment, that gives equal opportunities to everyone. We embrace equality, diversity and inclusion – and welcome all applicants.