Marine Superintendent, Ferries – Orkney Islands Council

Finance, Regulatory, Marine Services and Transportation

Post: Marine Superintendent – Orkney Ferries

Hours: 37 hours per week, Permanent position

Salary: £47,099 – £51,247 (Including Distant Islands Allowance)

Closing Date for Applications: 5th December 2021

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 e-mail:

Please note: Orkney Ferries are unable to accept CVs, all applicants should apply through the link below, which contains full details of the vacancy including information on How to Apply. Please go to:

Marine Superintendent Orkney Ferries Vacancy

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