Marine Superintendent - Ferries

  • Job Reference: ORK04920
  • Date Posted: 15 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Orkney Islands Council
  • Location: Ferry Services, Shore Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1LG
  • Salary: £44,834 to £48,982
  • Bonus/Benefits: (including Distant Islands Allowance)
  • Sector: Executive Positions, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Marine Superintendent – Orkney Ferries.

You must possess a minimum of a STCW Master certificate with extensive knowledge and sea going experience of Ferries operations. A good working knowledge of the ISM code and associated Safety Management Systems and the ability to lead and line manage sea going staff and teams and operational shore staff is essential.

The duties will include all management aspects of internal ferry operations within Orkney and shared responsibility for the safe, effective and efficient operations of Orkney Ferries Limited. You will manage the safe, effective and efficient operation of the ferries.

This post is subject to Basic Disclosure Scotland clearance.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact James Buck, Head of Marine Services, Transportation and Harbour Master, telephone: 01856 873636 or email:

Closing Date: Sunday 5th December 2021

Please note that interview/resettlement expenses will be paid for this post.