Able Bodied Seaman - Irish Sea

Able Bodied Seaman – Irish Sea


Become a part of transforming Europe’s leading Ferry Company
Stena Line is in an exciting period of change, when it comes to digitalisation and truly being an innovative forward-thinking company. Step by step, we are transforming the shipping industry moving towards achieving our vision - Connecting Europe for a sustainable future. At Stena Line, we are like family and friends to each other. We work hard together to solve problems and make a difference because we know that challenges make us grow. The journey starts with us!

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



This is a permanent position working throughout the Irish Sea.

To apply, please register 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.



About Stena Line

As the leader of sustainable shipping, Stena Line has Europe’s most comprehensive route network focusing on transportation of both passengers and freight. We have over 4300 employees in our Stena Line family across Scandinavia, around the UK and the Baltics, making a contribution to our company. We believe it is up to us where we want to go next and how far we want to go. The journey starts with us.


Working at Stena Line means having a safe and stable workplace and a great work-life balance. We are committed to maintaining and developing a sustainable working environment, free from harassment, that gives equal opportunities to everyone. We embrace equality, diversity and inclusion – and welcome all applicants.



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