Working at DFDS?
DFDS is a dynamic and international shipping and logistics company, and we offer a variety of exciting career opportunities at all levels, at sea and ashore, and in a truly international working environment. Our culture is modern and informal - with a sea of committed colleagues from all of Europe.
The total number of employees in DFDS is just over 5,000 with around 40% of employees at sea.
DFDS' head office is located in Copenhagen (near Nordhavn station) and across Northern Europe DFDS operates more than 50 offices.
Each year we take onboard trainees - learn more about our trainee programme and other career opportunities below.
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We offer job and career opportunities in these areasLand-based positions
A highly professional and international organization, DFDS offers great opportunities for development of professional and personal skills, with a variety of leisure opportunities offered by our employee associations (badminton, football, golf, rowing, wine tasting, running and fitness, etc.). Maritime staff
DFDS also employ a large number of sea-based staff including more than 100 navigators, a similar number of engineers and electricians, and over 200 hundred ship assistants with may opportunities for permanent positions and temporary placements. Onboard services
At DFDS Seaways our passenger services can in many ways be compared to large international hotels or retail outlets with coomparable requirements for skilled service personnel - waiters, cooks, shop assistants, stewards, hostesses, information officers, etc. Internships at sea
DFDS offer trainee positions both at sea and onshore. Whether you are looking for a career at sea or prefer solid ground, there are many opportunities in the fields of shipping, finance or travel.