Deputy Harbour Master

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Deputy Harbour Master

  • Post Date:1st June 2022
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Job Description

Department: Chief Harbour Master’s Department
Reporting to: Harbour Master
Grade: 3
Salary: starting at £62,427 per annum
Base: Gravesend or Central London
Closing date: 2 June 2022

Interviews will commence from the 27th May 2022 and you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close the post at any time, once we have received sufficient applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Do you hold an STCW II/2 (Chief Mates Unlimited) Certificate of Competency or equivalent, or a lesser STCW / BML Certificate, with relevant experience? Do you hold an MCA approved UKHMA Harbour Master’s Certificate? If so, read on…

We are currently recruiting for a Deputy Harbour Master to join the team. The role will be to support the Harbour Masters in directing and coordinating the provision of a safe, cost effective and efficient service in the Port that meets relevant statutory requirements for safe navigation. When required, the post holder will be required to deputise for the Harbour Masters, and therefore applicants must be sufficiently experienced and confident to carry out Harbour Master duties.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day management of operations across the Port and therefore, applicants will need to demonstrate that they can lead, motivate and manage effectively, with proven and effective interpersonal skills. Excellent communications skills in all media and an ability to work effectively under pressure are essential to the role.

Benefits package:

  • 30 days annual leave
  • Private medical insurance
  • Generous pension provision
  • Onsite parking with electric charging
  • Access to Occupational Health, Mindfulness, Counselling and Physiotherapy
  • Workplace Nursery Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Car allowance

Additional information

For further information about the job, please contact Lyn Kindlen-Funnell on 01474 562313 or Ryan Hall on 0207 743 7907.

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To apply, please complete an application form (Word, PDF) and send it to before the closing date of 2 June 2022.

You are required to have a Right to Work in UK, as currently the PLA is not a sponsor employer, therefore an offer of employment cannot be made unless you currently hold the rights to live and work in the UK.