Finance Manager  (Based at Wynyard Wharf, Wynyard Quarter)

An excellent opportunity has arisen at SeaLink for a Finance Manager reporting directly to the recently confirmed position of Chief Financial Officer.

Based at Wynyard Wharf, Wynyard Quarter the ideal candidate will be a highly skilled generalist with a sound technical ability and strong leadership experience. You will need to be a self-starter, with excellent communication and stakeholder management skills along with a drive for continuous improvement. A strong commercial mindset is essential together with the ability to work effectively under pressure.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Financial reporting
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Debtors, creditors and cashflow
  • Tax compliance
  • Payroll management
  • Dashboard reporting and insights
  • Leading a small team

To be successful in the role you will need to have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • CA qualified with at least five years’ experience in the commercial environment
  • B Com or similar
  • Excellent system skills
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in successful participation in the preparation of business plans and budgets
  • A good understating of taxation reporting and payment requirements 
  • Ethical conduct
  • Problem solving analysis

If you are interested in applying for this role please submit your CV and a cover letter, specifically addressing the above skills and experience, to recruitment@sealink.co.nz by Wednesday 27
September 2017
.  For further information about the role please contact katrina.reddy@sealink.co.nz for a copy of the position description.



Experienced High-Speed Ferry Skippers (Based at Pine Harbour)

Our fleet of commuter high speed catamarans cover the route between Pine Harbour and Auckland CBD in a little over 30 minutes, 20 times a day, as well as private charters around the Hauraki Gulf. We are seeking motivated and highly skilled skippers to join our close-knit team based at Pine Harbour Marina in Beachlands.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Conducting pre and post-sailing safety checks.
  • Ensuring ferry compliance as per internal operational requirements, MR Part 19 (MOSS) and HSAW 2015.
  • Operating vessels with a focus on passenger, crew and vessel safety
  • Providing crew supervision and training as required
  • Timely completion of administrative tasks including timely and accurate reporting
  • Maintaining schedules as per the timetable
  • Proactively ensuring the vessel achieves full operational capability every day

To be successful in the role you will need to have the following qualifications, experience and experience:

  • Minimum qualification of a CLM, ILM (Ringfenced) or SRL (Passenger endorsed) certificate - a high-speed endorsement is preferred
  • A proven record of marine experience – Hamilton Jet Unit experience is desirable
  • Be able to work under pressure, autonomously and as part of a team
  • Effective and professional interpersonal skills
  • Able to demonstrate a positive, solutions focused and customer centric approach

What we offer you:

  • Competitive package
  • Ongoing training and personal development opportunities
  • Uniform
  • Travel benefits
  • Medical insurance
  • Ongoing support from our friendly, knowledgeable and professional team

Hours of work cover the Monday to Friday Pine Harbour service with shifts starting between 5.30am and 7am and finishing between 7.00pm and 8.30pm.  Rosters can be 12 hour days or split shifts.  Weekend charter work will be required from time to time.

If you are interested in applying for this role please submit your CV and a cover letter, specifically addressing the above skills and experience, to recruitment@sealink.co.nz . A position description can also be provided upon request.

Please Note: All applicants will be required to provide proof of their eligibility to work in New Zealand. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory drug test and security check.


Marshal Opportunity x 2 (Based at Half Moon Bay, East Auckland)

We have two permanent positions available at Half Moon Bay for Marshals. Our Marshals are responsible for ensuring all passengers and vehicles are ticketed and boarded safely and for achieving a high level of customer service and health and safety compliance.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Providing a safe, welcoming and efficient customer experience
  • Marshaling our customers and their valuables on and off the ferries
  • Yard cleaning duties
  • Ticketing and reconciling manifests
  • Controlling traffic with a strong presence

To be successful in the role you will need to have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Customer service experience
  • Highly effective communication skills
  • A professional, positive ‘can do’ attitude and self motivation
  • Flexibility to work shifts between 6am and 7.30pm (a minimum of 37.5 hours per week)
  • Adaptability to work Monday – Sunday rotating roster
  • Clear and fluent English
  • A New Zealand residency or work permit
  • A Driver’s license (Restricted or Full)
  • The ability to stand outdoors on your feet all day
  • A demonstrated ability to work under pressure

What we offer you:

  • Full training
  • A uniform
  • Travel benefits
  • Medical insurance
  • Ongoing support from our friendly, knowledgeable and professional team

If you are interested in applying for this role please submit your CV and a cover letter, specifically addressing the above skills and experience, to recruitment@sealink.co.nz. A position description can be provided upon request.

Please Note: All applicants will be required to provide proof of their eligibility to work in New Zealand. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory drug test and security check.


Maritime Operations Manager

Enjoy a spectacular view every day.  Help to service the premium destinations of Waiheke & Great Barrier Island.

SeaLink Travel Group is dedicated to the operation of a top-quality service through our fleet of ferries on the Hauraki Gulf, transporting passengers, cars and freight to Waiheke and Great Barrier Islands, as well as a commuter service from Pine Harbour.

Reporting to the CEO the unique and newly created position of Maritime Operations Manager will be responsible for the leadership and efficient operation of our ferry fleet including crew capability, vessel optimisation, customer and stakeholder engagement, asset management, health and safety and compliance.  As part of the senior management team this position will play a pivotal role in innovation and the strategic direction of the SeaLink Business.

To be successful in the role you will need to have the following qualifications, experience and abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of Maritime Law
  • Experience as a Master or Skipper
  • Degree in business or similar (preferred)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and implementation of Health & Safety best practice
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • High levels of initiative and energy with an innovative and solutions driven approach
  • Proven history of creating and leading high performing teams
  • Strategic development and the ability to build commercial business cases
  • Experience in the successful development and management of business plans and budgets
  • Stakeholder and cross functional team engagement
  • High self-awareness – understanding your own strengths and weaknesses and perceptive to those of others

We offer a competitive package including medical insurance, ongoing personal development opportunities and travel privileges.

If you are interested in applying for this career defining role please submit your CV and a cover letter, specifically addressing the above skills and experience, to recruitment@sealink.co.nz. A copy of the position description is available upon request.

Please note: All applicants will be required to provide proof of their qualifications and eligibility to work in New Zealand. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory drug test and security check.

*No agencies please.


FreightLink - CLASS 4 Drivers 

Based in East Tamaki FreightLink is part of the SeaLink Travel Group transporting goods to Waiheke Island 8 times per day, 7 days a week. FreightLink has been operating for over 25 years and is the largest freight provider to the island performing multiple services. These aren’t your mundane transport runs. The routes we have will see you head over to the popular holiday spot of Waiheke Island on a regular basis.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Driving a range of units from Class 2 to 5
  • Auckland metro pickups and Waiheke deliveries
  • Reversing onto vessels
  • Coupling and uncoupling trailers
  • Navigating narrow roads and confined areas
  • Vehicle loading and unloading

To be successful in the role you will need to have the following skills, qualifications, and experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years Class 4 driving experience
  • Good knowledge of Auckland Metro
  • Dangerous Goods and forklift endorsement
  • Physically fit
  • Clean record, good communication skills, presentable and a team player

What we can offer:

  • Uniform
  • Travel Benefits
  • Medical insurance
  • Active social club

Hours of work are based on a minimum of 40 hours per week, there is a requirement to work additional hours during peak times, including summer. Start times can vary from 1am to 6am, Monday to Friday, with finish times varying from 1pm to 6pm dependent on the freight run.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit your CV and a cover letter, specifically addressing all the above skills and experience, to recruitment@sealink.co.nz. A position description can be provided upon request.

Please Note: All applicants will be required to provide proof of their eligibility to work in New Zealand. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory drug test and security check


Data Entry / Customer Service Administrator – FreightLink

Based in East Tamaki FreightLink is part of the SeaLink Travel Group transporting goods to Waiheke Island 8 times per day, 7 days a week.  FreightLink has been operating for over 25 years and is the largest freight provider to the island performing multiple services.  

We have an opportunity for an efficient administrator to join our close-knit team at East Tamaki to provide accurate data entry and exceptional customer service.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Data entry and manifests
  • General administration
  • Customer service

To be successful in the role you will need to have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • At least 1 year administration and customer service experience
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Efficient and accurate typing with a high speed type rate
  • Excellent written and clear verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • A solutions focused customer service approach

What we can offer:

  • Competitive package
  • Uniform
  • Travel Benefits
  • Medical insurance
  • Active social club

The role requires early starts and a minimum of 40 hours per week.  There is a requirement to work additional hours during peak times, including summer.

If you are interested in applying for this role please submit your CV and a cover letter, specifically addressing the above skills and experience, to recruitment@sealink.co.nz.  A positon description is available upon request.

Please Note: All applicants will be required to provide proof of their eligibility to work in New Zealand. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory drug test and security check.