Advertisement Details A Career Grade Deckhand candidate is employed by the Council and developed to become a qualified seafarer within a specified time. Whilst onboard the vessel the Career Grade Deckhand will continue to undertake tasks under the direction, coaching, and advice of the regular vessel’s crew. The Career Grade Deckhand is not part of the established crew of the vessel until gaining suitable qualifications and experience More details is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached below. The post-holder must reside in Bressay. For further details relating to this post, please contact Ian Pearson, Marine Superintendent onor e-mail If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call. Please follow the link below for further information. Additional Information The grade of this post is C/F/G Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,094 per annum (pro rata) Employees on grade C will be paid a Scottish Living Wage supplement of £0.50 per hour. The hourly rate will therefore be £9.59 per hour. This post is career graded – your salary and career progression will depend on your experience and qualifications Permanent Full Time post for 42.0 Hours per Week hours per week, 52.18 weeks per year A relocation package does not apply to this post. We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland. The successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory Pre-Employment Medical screening. As this is a safety critical post, this will include drug and alcohol screening. This post is not suitable for Job Share. This post is not suitable for remote working. Responsibilities You must commit to attending college as directed and to follow approved courses of study, in order to obtain all qualifications to meet the standards of Grade 2 Seafarer.