Parasail Skipper and Deckhands-Moreton Island, Australia

About Us

Tangatours, located on beautiful Moreton Island, is looking for an outgoing and motivated individual to join our team as a Parasail Skipper! 

Moreton Island is the 3rd largest sand island in the world, and is a sub-tropical paradise – complete with wide open beaches, an abundance of wildlife, and plenty of diving opportunities. Uniquely, we are only 1 hour and 15 minutes ferry launch away from Brisbane, the state capital for Queensland.


The Role

The successful applicant will have a combination of marine and customer service skills, with a passion for safety and delivering unforgettable moments. Our skippers master a variety of vessels, including three 12m pontoon vessels, parasailing vessels and jet skis. These vessels are used to various tours, such as observation, snorkelling, sight-seeing, wildlife spotting, parasailing, diving and banana boat / float rides.

Parasail experience desired but not essential, please advise if you have the experience.

We are also seeking parasail deckhands. To be a deckhand you do not need to have a commercial skippers ticket, however experience on the water is advantageous. Experienced deckhands looking to become a parasail skipper. All training providing for right candidate.

As well as mastering our vessels, our Skippers assist in helping customers with our shops- greeting guests, check-in for tours and complete daily check-lists.

This position is available now! The successful applicant will be available to start immediately, or within a short period of time as negotiated. Please note, this position will require you to relocate to Moreton Island.


The Applicant

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate the ability to operate in line with company policy and regulatory requirements;
  • Oversee the safe running of all tours, ensuring the vessel meets all current health and safety legislation with relevant risk assessment.
  • Ensure crew have clear instructions regarding operational situations.
  • Responsible for navigation and planning, leading the crew and safety of passengers.
  • Maintain and manage the vessel to clean standard.
  • Assist with logging boat logs end of each month.
  • Conduct monthly emergency drills with staff
  • Participate in skipper’s meetings monthly.

The successful applicant must have:

  • Coxswain Licence (including orals);
  • PWC Licence;
  • A passion for customer service;
  • Willingness to learn new skills;
  • Current First Aid Certificate (Provide First Aid);
  • A current blue card
  • Fully Covid vaccinated 

Additional desirable skills include:

  • MED 3 / Mechanical background on inboard and outboard engines
  • Experience driving parasail vessel
  • Administrative or Computer Skills;
  • Strong knowledge of marine industry & tourism
  • Diving and / or customer service skills;
  • Prior experience in a similar role.
  • Parasail experience


This is a full-time position, for which you will be required to relocate and reside on Moreton Island.


How to Apply

If this sounds like the role for you, please send your resume, and cover letter to In your cover letter, let us know what you can bring to the team, and what interests you most about the role.

To apply for this position, the candidate must be an Australian resident, or have the right to work in Australia.*Sponsorship may be an option for the right candidate*

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