Fleet Able Seaman


Are you our new Fleet AB?

This is a permanent role that will allow you to work on all of our vessels throughout the Irish Sea.

Are you an Able Seaman looking for a workplace that is fast-paced and dynamic, where no day is like the other? Stena Line is in an exciting period of change, when it comes to digitalisation and truly being an innovative forward-thinking company. We are transforming the way we work to meet both the business’ needs as well as our customer’s expectations. We want to become an even more customer focused, digital and sustainable company that is attractive for both customers, employees and partners.

What will you do? 

The Able Seaman is responsible for assisting in the safe and efficient completion of the duties required by the Chief Officer's standing Work Routines, planned maintenance jobs, operational duties, mooring/unmooring, loading/unloading, marshalling of traffic, securing/unlashing of vehicles and general maintenance to the parts of the vessel managed by the Chief Officer including cleaning, painting and greasing.

Carrying out his duties as set in the Muster list during any Emergency.

Carrying out lookout and general bridge duties as directed.

Carrying out fire and safety patrols as directed.

Assisting in the maintenance of all firefighting, safety and lifesaving equipment.

Attending all statutory fire and safety drills on-board and to assist in training as required by the Master.


Who are you?

At Stena Line your personality matters just as much as how good you are at what you do. In our employees we like to see use of initiative, creativity and enthusiasm within all aspects of their position, such as actively looking for information and guidance from Senior Officers. We seek innovative, responsible and energetic individuals who have the drive to continually develop and grow within their role, and who have a passion for what they do.


Essential Certification:

STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting

STCW Personal Survival Techniques

STCW Elementary First Aid

STCW Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities

STCW Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Crafts & Rescue Boats

STCW Designated Security Duties

Certificate of proficiency as Able Seafarer Deck II/5



This is a permanent position working throughout our Irish Sea Vessels. Travel expenses covered. 

 To apply, please register your profile and send in your application in English as soon as possible. Please note that due to GDPR we do not accept applications via e-mail or postal service. 

If you have any questions regarding the position or about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact Alison Mackay, Talent Acquisition Coordinator, alison.mackay@stenaline.com .

Please note that we kindly decline any offers from recruitment or staffing agencies regarding this recruitment.  

 About Stena Line 

Stena Line is one of the world’s largest ferry companies and has Europe’s most comprehensive route network. Our business focus is on the transportation of both passengers and freight. We operate in Scandinavia, around the UK and the Baltic sea. We employ over 5,000 people, the majority working within customer service and sales. At Stena Line we believe everything starts with care. For us it means that we care about our customers, our business, the environment and we care about each other.

We want to make sure that our company is a fair and inclusive place to work for everyone. For us it is never acceptable to discriminate, and we are firmly committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity or disability. Join us on our journey! 

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