Crew Opportunities


Austral Fisheries Deep-Sea division is actively seeking an Engineering Superintendent.

It is critical that the applicant has:

• Experience with the Engineering maintenance of large fishing vessels
• Has a mechanical background with qualifications suitable for maintaining vessels in all areas of ship based plant and equipment
• An understanding of class and flag state requirements
• Has experience in docking vessels and understands the principles of this process
• Deep-Sea Fishing vessels: Longline & Trawling experience
• Knowledge of planned maintenance systems and full understanding of all logistical requirements relating to fishing vessels
• Experience in planning and execution of complex, multi-contractor refit work in order to deliver major vessel refits on time and on budget
• Knowledge of Prawn Vessels would be an advantage but not a prerequisite

Austral Fisheries is a leader in sustainable fishing and has recently committed to being carbon neutral. Austral encourages a culture of team work and collaboration.

If you are interested by send your resume to

Peter Stevens (General Manager for Southern Fleet)
Lesley Leyland (Human Resources Manager)


If you are interested in an opportunity within our Southern Ocean fishing fleet please contact:

Janine Philbey on +61 (8) 9217 0100




AT SEA ENGINEER REQUIRED (To start Immediately for Northern Prawn Fishery)

Minimum of MED  1 or 2. Refrigeration endorsement essential

Please apply in writing to – Drew Edwards – email :


If you have a genuine interest in a long term career within our Northern Prawn Fleet please contact:

Lesley Leyland  on +61 (8) 9217 0100

If you are a backpacker, seeking 2nd year visa opportunities, please apply in person.

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