Vessel Master – Tourism Charter Vessel

  • Contract
  • Temporary

Website Lugger Enterprises Pty Ltd

About this Job

Lugger Enterprises is a family-owned business with two commercial charter vessels operating in Perth and the Kimberley, Western Australia. We are seeking an experienced and energetic Vessel Master to get involved with our company

Kimberley Pearl specializes in cruising the remote Kimberley Coastline on 13-night, 10 night and 7 night cruises between Cygnet Bay and Wyndham, and also around Perth. Kimberley Pearl accommodates 12 guests and 5 crew onboard the vessel.

About the position

The Vessel Master oversees and is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all aspects of the vessel whilst at sea and in port.

The Vessel Master is responsible for planning daily itinerary/ ensuring all guests & passengers are satisfied with the onboard experience and managing crew members onboard.


This position could be a contract position for the full year

Essential Criteria:

  • Master Class V
  • Marine Engine Grade (II)
  • Maritime Identification Security Card (MISC)
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Experience as a skipper in the Kimberley / knowledge of the Kimberley
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High standard of customer service
  • Hospitality/tourism industry experience
  • Working and living with team members in a professional manner
  • Drivers License

Desired criteria

  • Guiding experience
  • Knowledge of fishing & interest in fishing
  • Sense of adventure
  • Previous experience managing & leading crew

Please note: All candidates will be handled with complete confidentiality

Successful candidates will be offered a rewarding remuneration to join a great team and fast-growing company.

Start Date – late April 2023

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