Australian Tuna Fisheries Pty Ltd

Established in 1972 Stehr Group is recognised as one of Australia’s leading seafood companies specialising in the off-shore ranching and grow-out of Southern Bluefin Tuna.

We are seeking a motivated person to fill the following vacancy within our dynamic aquaculture company:


Contribute to the safe, efficient, and effective operation of the vessel through the provision of a broad range of skills and abilities related to the fish catching and fish husbandry processes.

The role:

  • Responsible for the day to day running and maintenance of the vessel as directed, pre-checks, general start-ups, checks, record keeping, servicing, vessel crane and basic hydraulic repairs.
  • Tuna fishing and towing operations within qualification limits
  • Preparing vessel for sea under supervision from Vessel Maintenance Manager
  • Feeding and harvest operations inshore
  • General maintenance and upkeep of the vessel
  • Ensure safety of self, vessel and others

Personal Abilities and Attributes:

  • Passionate and positive personality
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Well presented
  • Innovative and optimistic
  • Good conflict resolution skills
  • Enjoys being part of a team and recognising team successes
  • Up front and honest


  • Qualification as Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 or 2
  • Sound knowledge of engineering and vessel maintenance and responsibilities
  • Can diagnose problems and communicate them with ability to complete basic repairs as required
  • Unsupervised servicing of machinery
  • Understand and completes daily checks, record keeping is maintained and reporting of issues or faults is timely and accurate
  • Relevant work experience in similar roles

Full time position with an attractive remuneration is available for the right candidate.

Successful applicants to complete a pre-employment medical and drug screen prior to commencement.

For more information contact Ben on 0428 815 032

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