Engineer / Deck 30m Private MY – Auckland Based (cruising South Pacific, Kimberley’s) Apply Now

• Couple Friendly (with Stewardess) or solo
• Home base in Auckland (live ashore when in Auckland)
• 2-year program


A high profile, well run private yacht is looking for a new Engineer to join their professional program

The yacht, will maintain a home base in Auckland for the next 2 years but will venture out to the South Pacific Islands and Australia (Kimberley/Top end region), (COVID restrictions permitting) will also be in Auckland for the Americas cup


There is a preference from the owner for the Engineer / Deck to live ashore whilst the yacht is in Auckland (therefore candidates should have their own accommodation in Auckland)


The yacht undertakes a relaxed family orientated cruising schedule.


There is a particular focus on fishing and diving with this vessel and candidates with experience or qualifications in this area will be highly considered


Mature candidates also welcome to apply


The engineer will be comfortable with a blended role looking to take ownership of his/her department.


Captain is an engineer by trade and can offer assistance when needed


The yacht will also operate a 32’ Intrepid that the deck/engineer should be comfortable driving
The yacht is couple friendly and open to either solo candidates or candidates partnered with an experienced stewardess or deck/stew


The yacht is looking for very experienced candidates and will pay accordingly to qualifications and experience, must be comfortable in a blended engineer & deck position


After the 2-year program the yacht will travel out to Europe


The Ideal Candidate


• Previous Sole engineer, 2nd engineer or Engineer/Mate experience
• Strong engineering experience, trade qualified preferred
• Power Boat Level 2 minimum, comfortable driving tenders
• Flexible on ticket requirement
• Experience with Fishing & Diving would be advantageous
• Good technical aptitude
• Own Accommodation in Auckland
• Will offer a firm commitment for 1-2 years


Start– Early June 2020


Salary– Proportionate to the candidate’s experience level, tell us your expectation. Will pay above the average for a vessel of this size

  • Classification:   Engineer
  • Location:   Australia/NZ
  • Type:   Full-Time