Berthing Master / Harbour Taxi Driver / Maintenance Operative

Proposed commencement date: Tuesday 2 January 2018

Must have maritime experience in a similar role

The post holder will be part of a small team responsible for berthing operations, including but not limited to, operating the water taxi service, collection of Harbour Dues and passenger landing fees, fuelling of vessels and general maintenance duties.

As part of your conditions of employment you will be required to gain a Local Authority Boatman’s Licence within 6 months of your start date, unless you are already in possession of a current one.

A 12 hour shift system is worked (generally 4 days on - on 4 days off) operating 7 days per week (including Bank/Public Holidays) between the hours of 7am – midnight, depending on the time of year and the role you are performing.  On occasions you will be required to work outside these hours, often at short notice. Flexibility is essential.

We require someone who is first and foremost punctual and reliable, with maritime experience in a similar role, who enjoys working outdoors, as part of a team and alone.  They will be flexible, enjoy interacting with members of the public, and exhibit first class customer service skills.

Being computer literate is a necessity.

The successful applicant will take pride in their appearance, enjoy excellent health and have a good level of fitness, demonstrating a cheerful and positive outlook.

A uniform, PPE and full training will be provided.

Access to reliable transport is essential unless living close to Yarmouth.

Application forms and further details can be downloaded below or alternatively by contacting the Administration Department, The Yarmouth (Isle of Wight) Harbour Commissioners, Harbour Office, The Quay, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0NT. 

Tel  (01983) 760321.  E-mail info@yarmouth-harbour.co.uk  

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 12 noon on Thursday 30 November 2017.

Information about the role

Job Description

Application Form in Microsoft Word / pdf format

01983 760321
Water Taxi
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