Bosun (rotation 3:1) – 60m Expedition / Scientific Research MY – Australia, PNG, Indo Apply Now

Are you an Australian or New Zealand Bosun/Lead Deck interested in joining an expedition yacht with a Science Focus?


Position Snapshot

  • Private & Scientific research focus
  • Dive orientated expeditions
  • Mid December start


Rotational Position , 3 months ON, 1 Month OFF


A very high profile 60m Expedition superyacht is on the search for a Bosun to join their unique program & team for some upcoming science & guest trips


The vessel is used for a mixture of private owner trips and scientific research.


Past science trips include: deep trench dives in the Indian Ocean & Ocean bed discovery missions in PNG


Itineraries include Australia (West Coast, Kimberley) , PNG, Indonesia & potential for Antarctic


The Bosun must be competent on deck, can drive tenders, preferably have hands on experience with maintenance.


The Bosun will be leading a small deckhand team and should have time in a prior leadership position

Previous Superyacht experience is necessary in the Bosun role but other time in ‘hands on’ expedition style programs will be looked on favorably.


Must be professional in approach and understand the hospitality side of working on high profile superyachts.

Lots of action in his role for the right candidate and not your usual push the chamois yacht

While dive background is optional, candidates with previous deck/diver experience will be highly considered.


Above all , must be a good fit for the incredible team environment onboard


The Bosun will join in Perth (home port)



The Ideal Candidate

  • Lead Deckhand or Bosun Experience yachts or commercial
  • Master 5 or Yacht master + Tender Driving Experience
  • Interested in Ocean Conservation
  • Looking for off the beaten track exploration
  • Divemaster or Similar (optional, not essential)
  • Can work within an ISM framework
  • Excellent Leadership skills
  • Work rights for Australia
  • STCW


Salary: $93,925 AUD / Year (TRP)


Start: Mid December


Rotation: 3 months on 1 month off


This is an exciting opportunity to join a standout crew and owner for not your usual superyacht program


  • Classification:   Deckhand / Bosun
  • Location:   Australia/NZ
  • Type:   Rotational

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