Utility Vessel Skipper, Orkney and Shetland


02 Aug 19

Application Deadline

19 Aug 19

We’re recruiting for an experienced Skipper for a vessel dedicated to servicing our farms in Orkney and Shetland.

About the role
Our 22m Northern Isles workboat will provide vital support to our Orkney and Shetland Marine farms, assisting with a varied range of tasks including moorings, fish health treatments, net changing, feed supply and distribution. Shifts will consist of two weeks on, two weeks off.

About you
The ideal candidate will have at least five years practical experience within a marine/aquaculture environment, with at least two years operational experience as a Skipper of a similar sized vessel, conducting treatments and carrying out mooring grid maintenance. It is essential that all candidates hold an appropriate COC to operate a CAT 2 workboat up to 60 miles from a safe haven (MCA Master 200gt or RYA equivalent).

The package
The role comes with a competitive salary reflective of experience, discretionary company bonus, pension support, life cover, occupational health support, structured training plan, as well as the offer of subsidised gym membership and a cycle to work scheme.

How to apply
It's quick and easy to apply. Simply download an application form here. Should you have any questions about the role please contact the HR team on 01786 445521 (dial 1) or email recruitment@scottishseafarms.com. You have until Monday 19 August to apply.

Please note, we are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, you must be able to provide documentation of your right to work in the UK.