Job Vacancies


Closing date: 30 June 2022

3 Months with the possibility of extension

A vacancy exists for a suitably experienced and qualified Deck Rating to serve on Orkney Ferries Outer North Isles Vessels for 3 months with the possibility of extension. The rota for this will be 2 weeks on / 2 weeks off plus an additional 3 weeks annual leave per complete year served.

The minimum certifications required for this position are:

Valid ENG 1 medical certificate.


STCW Elementary First Aid.

STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats

STCW Personal Survival Techniques.

STCW Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting (3-day course).

EDH certificate.

The salary scale is 27,638 to 29,859 p.a. plus Distant Islands Allowance (TBC, subject to qualifications and experience). The Company operates a contributory pension scheme and a sick pay scheme.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 30th June 2022.

Further Details

For further details please contact Captain Busayo Afolabi on 01856 872044.

Application forms are available from the Orkney Ferries Office, Shore Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1LG or via