The successful applicant will ideally be a qualified marine technician from a reputable technical institute. Failing that, the applicant should have at least 10 years of on-the-job experience in the field of outboard motor repairs, maintenance and installation from a recognised dealership (preferably a Mercury Marine dealer) and have a comprehensive record of technical training.
The candidate must possess the following attributes and experience:
- Qualifications in all marine outboard motor systems, including rigging and general fit-up requirements such as 12-volt installations of lights, pumps, and ancillary equipment
- Must be well experienced in the latest range of Mercury Outboards, including EFI four stroke and Verado products
- Experience in the latest outboard diagnostic equipment for Mercury Marine (CDS and G3) products would be a huge advantage
- Must have a strong work ethic and be able to work in a team, whilst demonstrating some leadership qualities when and where needed
- Experience as a foreman or workshop supervisor in a marine workshop would also be an advantage
- Must have strong English skills, both oral and written
- Finally, competent computer skills are essential to this role, as you may be required to perform office-related tasks as part of the job.
The candidate will be required to work under the following arrangement:
- Must be able to work overtime when required (this is not often)
- Must be able to relocate to Vanuatu for a minimum of 3-year contract (repatriation funds will be available to the successful candidate)
- Accommodation will be provided
- Holidays would be restricted to only 3-weeks a year
- Salary package based on experience.