Marine Operations Assistant

The SmartList
22000.00 GBP Annual
09 Mar 2018
27 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Littlehampton

JOB TITLE: Marine Operations Assistant

SALARY & BENEFITS: GBP22,000 negotiable dependant on experience

WORKING HOURS: 39 hours per week and include 1 in 4 weekends during the Summer Period (April - September)

THE COMPANY: We are currently working on behalf of the Best Kept Secret on the South Coast - Littlehampton Harbour! Littlehampton is a small but busy port that caters for active yachting, sport fishing and commercial fishing as well as larger commercial traffic.

THE ROLE: As Marine Operations Assistant you will undertake all aspects of the maintenance, repair and replacement of harbour equipment, berths, infrastructure, vessels and crewing the boats during operations afloat. You will also over see the inspection and maintenance of LSA's, lifting equipment and vessel coding requirements and provide weekend Duty Officer cover during the Summer months.

Key Responsibilities for the Marine Operations Assistant role to include:-

To be a nominated coxswain of the Pilot Boat and all LHB craft
To be responsible for local repair of all navigation marks
To undertake, maintenance, repair and improvements to the Board's vessels
Maintenance of workshop machinery
Qualified crane slinger and signaller
The refurbishment and maintenance of harbour infrastructure covering services, structural and engineering works
To assist the DHM with the production and implementation of all planned maintenance
Undertake patrols and supporting Harbour events as directed by the DHM
Operation of Boards cutting and welding equipment

THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate will need to have sound communication skills with the ability to establish credibility to the Harbour Board. You will have the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with staff, service users and partner organisations and have the drive and energy to self manage a varied changing workload. Ideally you will have experience working within a commercial or leisure harbour, general construction skills or experience carrying out maintenance in a port/marine environment, however none of these are essential.

Key experience essential for the role of the Marine Operations Assistant:-

Ideally hold a Full UK Driving Licence
Ideally hold a recognised boat qualification/certificate or have experience working with boats
Live within a commutable distance to Littlehampton

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