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Assistant Harbour Master/Pilot

  • Post Date:2nd August 2019
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2 Applications
  • Offered Salary £50,000 or more
    Salary £55k to £60k
Job Description

Starting salary – circa £55k to £60k

Negotiable depending on level of CoC & experience

Newhaven Port & Properties Ltd are the Statutory and Competent Harbour Authority for the Port of Newhaven in East Sussex.

The Port has a mix of commercial, fishing and recreational business with the core business being the cross channel ferry service to Dieppe. Vessels handled are presently up to 145m. Planning permission and a Marine Licence have been granted for the construction of a new 300m outer berth.

We require all applicants to hold an STCW CoC Masters Unlimited or Chief Mates Unlimited. Previous ship handling/pilotage experience will be an advantage.

Duties will include assisting the Harbour Master in the day to day running of the port in addition to training to become a fully authorised Pilot. The training period is expected to take approximately 12 months. There will be a salary increase on successful completion of pilotage training, examination and authorisation.

Once authorised, the basic work pattern will be 5 days on/5 days off to include shift work, on-call, working nights, weekends, bank holidays.

It is necessary that applicants are prepared to relocate within a reasonable timescale and permanently reside within 5 miles of the Port. A reasonable contribution will be made for moving expenses.

Please send your full CV to including details of present position, your notice period and your availability to attend an interview.

Closing date for applications is 23rd August 2019.