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Leirna Ferry, c/o Port Admin Building, Sella Ness, Sullom Voe, ZE2 9QR
£36,156.73 - £37,686.65 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
42 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

The duties and responsibililties of the Mate shall incude:
- The carrying out of watchkeeping duties to the requirements of the Master
- The regular testing of critical navigational systems and stand-by systems and the recording of such tests
- The safe loading and discharging of cargo, passengers, stores, fresh water, sewage and ballast water, ensuring appropriate capacity consistent with safe legal and efficient operations.

More details is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached below.

This post is based on MV Leirna, Bressay.  For further information regarding accommodation, please contact us and we can explore options.

For further details relating to this post, please contact Ragnar Riise, Route Master by email 

Please follow the link below for further information:


  • The grade of this post is Grade H. 
  • Permanent full time post of 42 hours per week, 52.18 weeks per year.
  • Salary shown is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance, unsocial allowance and contracted overtime payment. 
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post.
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland.



The Individual

  • You must hold STCW OOW certificate or Boat Masters Licence
  • You must hold Proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats (STCW A-VI/2-1) or equivalent. 
  • You must hold an ENG1 Medical examination.

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