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Careers at CalMac

Caledonian MacBrayne operate the most extensive and complex ferry network in Britain, serving millions of passengers each year. We are a diverse, hardworking, and skilled team of individuals delivering the service, often in the face of challenging conditions. There's a powerful idea at the core of everything we do: 'We are the heart and soul of the places we sail and the people we serve'.

Our values - locality, bravery and people first - define our history, propel us forward and guide our people today.

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Dino Zavaroni - Leading Steward

Current Vacancies

Find out what roles we're currently recruiting for

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female deck rating

Key Roles

Find out more information about some of the deck, engine, and retail roles available.

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Join the People Behind the Journey

Two female deck ratings MV Loch Frisa

Sea-Going Modern Apprenticeships

We know that making choices about your future career can feel daunting - they are big decisions. Feedback from our apprentices shows that our Modern Apprenticeship Programme is a highly rewarding experience. We're proud of the programme, and we are very proud of the apprentices who are on it. Find out more about the qualification and whether the scheme is right for you.

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Engine Apprentices


For details of Deck and Engine Officer cadetships and career opportunities via recruitment agency Clyde Marine Training Ltd.

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Retail staff serving food from the servery

Seasonal Vacancies FAQs

Find answers to your questions about seasonal vacancies at CalMac - including CV upload, expenses and qualifications.

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