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Join Melbourne River Cruises as a Master 5/MED 3 Captain.

Are you an experienced skipper seeking immediate employment? We’re searching for skilled individuals with Master 5 and MED 3 certifications to join our team. Based in Melbourne, you’ll operate our diverse fleet of 7 vessels, including our renowned floating restaurant, The Spirit of Melbourne.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Navigate daily tourism routes on the Yarra River and bay to Williamstown.
  • Conduct day and evening functions with precision and professionalism.
  • Ensure the safety and satisfaction of passengers through exceptional service.
  • Flexibility to adapt to varying vessel specifications and requirements.


  • Master 5/MED 3 certification with current AMSA accreditation.
  • LK19 & LK18 certification preferred or willingness to obtain promptly.
  • Hospitality or tourism experience advantageous.
  • Australian work rights essential.


  • Immediate start with comprehensive training provided.
  • Ample opportunities for additional hours.
  • Join a dynamic team in Melbourne’s thriving tourism industry.

If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding career with Melbourne River Cruises, apply now and become part of our exciting journey!