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Current vacancies

Current vacancies

General Manager required for East by West Ferries

Job Description

  • Wellington based

  • Commercial leadership

Have you got what it takes to lead an innovative ferry transport company towards 2030 and beyond?

We are seeking someone to not only run our day-to-day ferry commuter and tourist business on Wellington Harbour but also to promote and develop our goal of 100% zero emission fully electric ferry transport services.

You will be heavily involved in inducting our new electric ferry, Ika Rere, a first for the Southern Hemisphere, into our regional public transport services under the Metlink brand.

You will also be assisting the Managing Director of our subsidiary Wellington based Company, Wellington Electric Boat Builders Co Ltd (WEBBCo) to use Ika Rere for marketing and growing both businesses. WEBBCo also looks after the maintenance of the fleet of East By West.

Experience of managing or running innovative and developing companies would be advantageous but if you think you’ve got what it takes, do apply with your CV and covering letter in the first instance. Enquiries welcome!


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Link to latest sea trial of Ika Rere:



We are always looking for the right skippers to join our team.

2022 is going to be an exciting year for East by West, with the introduction of our new electric ferry, Ika Rere.

If you have an SRL with passenger and 24 metre endorsements' (or equivalent ticket) and relevant experience, preferably with catamarans, please email your CV to