Pilot Boat Deck Hand

TR11 3JQ, Falmouth
12 Nov 2021
29 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Falmouth Harbour Commissioners are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and self-motivated deckhand to join our Falmouth Pilot Services team.


The main duties of the role are acting as a crew member on the pilot boat and assisting with the safe embarkation, carriage and disembarkation of pilots. The post holder will be required to undertake boat maintenance activities and tasks related to the administration and recording of pilotage and shipping movements as well as other tasks related to running the harbour.

The successful candidate is preferred to have a qualification to operate marine craft to at least RYA yacht master coastal and will be able to provide evidence of at least 2 years relevant experience in the marine industry with experience of handling craft under 24m highly desirable.

Lower qualifications will be considered for the right candidate.

Skills in using a computer are essential; experience in data entry would be advantageous.

This post requires day and night shift working to provide a pilot boat service on a 24-hour basis throughout the year.

Applicants will be required to pass a relevant medical.

The position comes with an attractive remuneration package and opportunities to progress.

Any questions, including, should be addressed to the person detailed below

For an application form (use preferred) and job description:

Falmouth Pilot Services


Falmouth Harbour Commissioners

44 Arwenack Street

Falmouth TR11 3JQ

01326 213537

Closing date for applications: 29th November 2021

Interview date: 9th December 2021