Marine Pilot

  • Post Date:28th September 2021
  • Apply Before: 25th October 2021
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  • Rank Boatman
    Location Type Shortsea
    Offered Salary £40,000-£49,999
Job Description

Marine Pilot

Salary £38,890.00- £43,857.00 (During training)

£49,667.00 – £55,909.00 (Once authorised)

+ LGSS Pension scheme

+ 25 Days Holiday

Joining the Wisbech Port Authority Marine Services team, this exciting opportunity will see you working with the team to further enhance the Port Authorities Statutory service.

The role requires the successful candidate to undertake training, working towards a marine pilot, to take responsibility for the safe manoeuvring of a variety of commercial vessels along the port limits of Wisbech and Port Sutton Bridge or within the local pilotage district any time during the night or day complying with all current legislation – being available for immediate call out 24 hrs a day 364 days per year on a rostered basis.

Other duties include tug towing, dredging, bed levelling, buoy laying, maintenance of navigational aids, search and rescue and patrols, towing of leisure craft and hydrographic surveying, so a background of working in commercial craft maintenance and repair and sound seagoing experience is essential. Local knowledge of the waters of the Wash is highly desirable.

You will be ‘On Call’ for Emergency response when required. Experience on smaller vessels such as tugs/dredgers would be desirable but not essential as Full Training to Pilot Authorisation will be offered.

Ability to work flexibly and unsocial hours including weekends on a rostered basis. This is a small, dedicated team where a flexible approach to working is essential.

Full training will be given to the successful candidate that meets the prerequisite qualifications and experience in order to fulfil this role. Once qualified the expectation is for the successful candidate to work within the pilot service on a rostered basis.

To access an application pack, please visit

We will accept CV’s for this post, but they must accompany the application form.

For an informal discussion about the role please telephone Jamie Hemming, Harbour

Master on 01954 588059 or email

The closing date for applications is Friday 29 October 2021.