General Purpose Deckhands

General Purpose Deckhands

  • Posted Date:10th June 2022
  • Apply Before: 30th June 2022
  • Job Type:Full Time
    Job Category:Deckhands
Job Description

Department: Marine Services
Reporting to: Marine Manager
Grade: 10
Salary: starting at £25,929 per annum plus a 10% operational allowance (£2592.90)
Base: Denton Wharf, Gravesend
Closing date: 30 June 2022
Interview date: 13 & 14 July 2022

The Port of London Authority is the statutory harbour authority for the tidal Thames.

The Marine Services Department are seeking positive and flexible individuals to work on a range of Marine Service vessels to support operations. Duties that are carried out by the department include overhauling moorings, oil spill duties, salvage and diving, debris and obstruction removal, general deckhand routines, craft maintenance and cleaning.

Relevant marine and/or river experience is desirable and ideally candidates will already possess or be working towards a Boatmasters Licence, although specific training will be provided.

Successful applicants will have excellent communication skills as you will be required to deal with members of the public. You will hold a current full driving licence and be physically fit.

Benefits package:

  • 28 days annual leave
  • Private medical insurance
  • Generous pension
  • Onsite parking with electric charging
  • Discounted membership with Gravesham Active Leisure
  • Access to Occupational Health, Mindfulness, Counselling and Physiotherapy
  • Workplace Nursery Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme

A full job description is available here.

If you are looking for work life balance and the opportunity to learn and develop new skills, complete an application form (Word, PDF) and send it to recruitment@pla.co.uk before the closing date of 30 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.