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19th Jan 2022

60 jobs available on Stena Line with 50% of your time spent not working

Hugh Carr

stena line vacancies 2022

Would you like to come aboard?

Ferry company Stena Line has kickstarted a major recruitment campaign with a pretty sweet time deal.

The “A Life Less Ordinary” campaign was launched on Wednesday (19 January) in response to increasing passenger levels post-restrictions.

Up to 60 vacancies are up for grabs, with 50% of your time across the year spent off.

This means you could be working one week, and off the next, or on for two weeks and then take it easy for a fortnight.

Stena Line’s Head of Onboard Sales and Services, Stephen Bryden explained that January was a time where people started to consider career changes.

“We are all familiar with the natural job re-evaluation that goes on at this time of the year but as we approach two years of dealing with effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, the focus on career choices and in particular striking the right work/life balance has never been more acute,” Bryden said.

“Whilst we appreciate that a life at sea isn’t feasible for everyone, the challenges of the last few years have shone a light on a variety of jobs and careers which have struck a chord with a lot of people.

“As the largest ferry operator on the Irish Sea, we believe Stena Line can offer a number of unique opportunities to people from a variety of backgrounds and experience to take up a new challenge in a sector of the travel industry which is posed to hopefully get back to and surpass its previous level.

“Currently we are looking for onboard service assistants and chefs which will be supported with full training as well as free accommodation and meals onboard,” he added.

Stena Line is currently the largest ferry operator on the Irish Sea, with services from Belfast to Cairnryan and Liverpool, Dublin to Holyhead, and Rosslare to Fishguard routes, as well as a freight only route from Belfast to Heysham, a total of up to 238 services.

Full training and support is to be provided for all roles, so if you’re interested in giving it a shot, check out Stena Line’s website for more details.

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