Ferry company Stena Line has said that it has received 1,700 job application from people across Ireland and the UK following a recent recruitment campaign called "A Life Less Ordinary", which aims to fill 60 vacant positions onboard Stena's Irish Sea ferries.
The positions available are part of Stena's onboard sales and services (OSS) team, and there are vacancies for service assistants and chefs.
Stena said that it has now undertaken the initial stage of the selection process.
Statement By Stena Line Head Of Onboard Sales And Services
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Stena Line head of onboard sales and services Stephen Bryden said,"I am astonished by the public's response to the 'A Life Less Ordinary' recruitment campaign. We have never received so many applications. It really goes to show how many people are attracted to a life at sea with a company like Stena Line. Now our HR team has the challenge of how to sort and interview so many applicants, but that is a nice challenge to have. Thank you to every single person that has applied to work with us."
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