Marine Pilot / Assistant Harbour Master

The Port of Blyth is a modern statutory Trust Port handling up to 1.5 million tonnes of cargo each year across a variety of sectors and with ambitious plans for future expansion. The following permanent position has arisen in the Marine Services department:

The Role

Applications are invited from individuals with the relevant qualities, experience and certification to fill the position of Marine Pilot/Assistant Harbour Master.

The Marine Pilot/Assistant Harbour Master is responsible to the Harbour Master for the safe and efficient management of all marine activity within the Port of Blyth harbour limits. The role will involve piloting a wide range of vessel types and sizes up to maximum of 200m LOA and 40,000DWT.

The successful candidate will also be required to deputise for the Harbour Master as required and assist with daily operational port requirements.

A valid STCW certificate of competency, previous vessel command, marine pilotage and/or comprehensive ship handling experience would be advantageous but not essential, as full training will be given providing qualification criteria are met.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a probationary period as a trainee Marine Pilot, with this period being subject to relevant experience and aptitude.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate an enthusiastic and motivated approach to all aspects of their employment in return for a professionally rewarding career.

An attractive remuneration package (salary, pilotage bonus, performance related bonus, pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual leave etc.) is offered for the post which is expected to commence in November/December 2021.

How to apply

Applications in writing by email to:

Stuart Balmer-Howieson (HR & Safety Manager)

Closing — 15/10/2021