Marine Engineer (Shore Based)

Tourism and Hospitality
Posted: 11-07-2024

South Sea Cruises Group (SSCG) is Fiji’s largest and leading marine tourism operator offering a range of award-winning products and services throughout the stunning Mamanuca & Yasawa Islands. SSCG operates a modern fleet of fast catamarans, an overnight cruise ship, a modern sailing catamaran, several speed boats, as well as Fiji’s two most popular day trip islands.


We are currently seeking to recruit two (2) Marine Engineers to be positioned at our Port Denarau base,
and to play a role within our Engineering department.

The successful candidate will need to:

• Have pride in and take ownership of their position
• Complete all tasks to a high standard
• Guarantee their workmanship and not be afraid to ask questions when unsure
• Ensure that all standard operating procedures comply with vessel specifications, quality standards
and regulatory requirements.
• Study and be well versed with all repair & maintenance requirements across all Company assets
work alongside both onboard, and onsite engineers of the same.
• Ensure they are well familiarized with the machinery, safety equipment, procedures, correct
operation of machineries, required maintenance, and professional upkeep of all assets and be
prepared to undertake training for the same
• Ensure all safety and preventative checks are completed as requested reporting to the
Maintenance Manager
• Ensure that all safety procedures and regulations are complied with, including periodic checks on
safety equipment and procedures.
• Assist in the development of upskilling the wider engineering team where applicable
• Track and report monthly tasks as assigned to the Maintenance Manager
Requirements, Qualifications and Skills
• Experience with diesel engines, pumps, hydraulics and basic electrics compulsory
• Trade certificate or engineering qualifications preferred
• Marine experience is preferred but not essential
• Valid Fiji driver’s license.
• Be prepared to work outside of normal working hours as expected in a 24/7/365 industry
• Follow instructions at all times
• Willing to work rostered weekends on call
• Whilst this role is based at Port Denarau, the successful candidate must be willing to undertake
some travel and stay onboard overnight Vessel’s or Island Resorts on an ad hoc basis.

The successful candidate shall report directly to the Maintenance Manager and alongside the Engineering

This is an established role, and if you believe you have what it takes and that you should be considered
for employment within the South Sea Cruises Group then you are encouraged to apply in writing detailing
why you are the best person for the position along with your current CV, send it via email to:
[email protected] or, by mail labelled as Attention: Vacant Position – Marine Engineering Manager,
South Sea Cruises Group, P.O Box PD052, Denarau.


Applications will close on the 20th of July 2024. Please note only shortlisted applicants who meet the
requirements will be contacted. We however thank everyone in advance for applying.

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