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Apprenticeship as
Ship mechanic (m/f/d)

We will train you as a ship mechanic (m/f/d) from 1 August 2025 and offer you an exciting and varied career with a future. The training takes place close to the coast on board our modern ferries. The Wyker Dampfschiffs-Reederei Föhr-Amrum GmbH connects the islands of Föhr and Amrum as well as the Halligen Hooge and Langeness with the Schleswig-Holstein mainland with its ferries all year round.

Your tasks:

  • Participation in the supervision of technical systems on board,
  • Participation in the ongoing maintenance and servicing of the ship,
  • Assisting with the inspection of safety equipment on board,
  • Assisting with the watch services on board,
  • Assisting with the loading and unloading of the vehicle deck,
  • Assistance with passenger care and ticket inspection,
  • Assisting with the regular exterior and interior cleaning of the ship.

Your profile:

  • At least 16 years old,
  • Completed school education - at least a good secondary school leaving certificate,
  • an interest in craftsmanship and technology,
  • valid seaworthiness,
  • good German language skills,
  • ability to work in a team and flexibility.

If you enjoy technology, send your application by e-mail to:
Sandra Stegmann | stegmann(at)
W.D.R. | Am Fähranleger 1 | 25938 Wyk auf Föhr

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