Operations Officer and Deck Supervisor (Bosun) vacancies on board ILV Granuaile (3 vacancies)


Irish Lights is recruiting for an Operations Officer and Deck Supervisors on board our multi-purpose DP 1 vessel, Granuaile. The ship’s crews work a time on time off roster. There are two Deck Supervisors positions, one for each duty period.

These exciting, challenging and rewarding roles will give the successful candidates an opportunity to join a team that help maintain Aids to Navigation around the coast of Ireland. An attractive time-on/time-off roster and generous defined benefit pension scheme is available.


Granuaile is an Irish Flagged 80 meter multi-purpose DP1 vessel with a 20 tonne crane and significant mooring handling capabilities. She is a diesel electric ship powered by 5 x MAN gensets with total power of 3700kW driving 2 x Schottel Azi Pod propellers and a Gill Jet Azitumth Bow Thruster. She is classed by Lloyds and has UMS notation. Primary duties involve maintenance of floating and fixed Aids to Navigation. Over the ships 20 years in operation she has successfully completed a wide range of offshore contracts including subsea operations.


As Operations Officer you will keep navigational watches and provide support to the Master and Senior Operations Officer in all aspects of the ships administration and operational tasking. As well as undertaking these duties, you will be involved in maintaining Aids to Navigation including Lighthouses, and Buoys and surveying the Irish Coast utilising the latest surveying technology. 

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As Deck Supervisor you will be involved in a variety of shipboard duties as directed by the Senior Operations Officer (Chief Officer). You will be responsible for the supervision of crew in day to day deck maintenance and supervision of deck operations including buoy mooring and maintenance and the supervision of the maintenance of aids to navigation, including offshore stations and buoys and support for charter operations.

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Please visit the Commissioner of Irish Lights website here to view the Candidate Briefing Packs which give further information on the specific role and its requirements.

Please apply, specifying which role you are applying for, by emailing a CV and cover letter to Gemma Gregan at human.resources@irishlights.ie.

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