Trainee Marine Pilot

Trainee Marine Pilot

  • Post Date:15th January 2024
  • Apply Before: 9th March 2024
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Job Description

Department: Pilotage Operations
Locations: London River House
Yearly salary: £60,000 – £65,000
Employment type: Full-time

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Minimum Requirements
To apply to be a Port of London Authority Pilot you must:

  • Be eligible to work in the UK – Find out more about eligibility
  • Hold a STCW II/2 Masters Unlimited Certificate of Competency, or have achieved this by the time of training commencement if successful (Evidence of Notice of Eligibility will be required)
  • Hold an unrestricted ENG1 medical certificate (or equivalent)
  • Hold a full current driving license
  • Be an excellent communicator and fluent in English, in particular when using VHF
  • Have good spatial awareness
  • Be decisive and able to act confidently
  • Be a team player with good I.T. skills

Desirable Skills

  • Experience of tug operations (berthing & unberthing)
  • Experience of working aboard a variety of commercial vessels
  • Knowledge of the Port Marine Safety Code
  • Local knowledge of the river Thames

These skills are desirable, however training will be provided for the right candidate

Key Accountabilities
Some of the key accountabilities of our Pilots:

  • Providing clear navigational advice and information on regulatory requirements to vessel masters
  • Supporting vessel masters in their communication with personnel and other vessels
  • Conduct of navigation and bridge management duties
  • Recording and submitting passage plans
  • Coordinating tug activity
  • Upholding the reputation of the Port of London Authority in the delivery of safe operations and excellent customer service