Port Control Marine Assistant

Port Control Marine Assistant

The Port of Blyth is a modern statutory Trust Port, generating revenue of £22m during 2020.

The Port provides a first-class handling service specialising in the energy, project cargo, container, dry bulk and break-bulk sectors. Heavy lift experience along with a range of value-added services compliment high quality warehousing and engineering workshops.

The Role

Applications are invited from individuals with the relevant qualities, experience & certification to fill the position of Night Shift Marine Assistant (Part Time).

The Marine Assistant is responsible to the Harbour Master for the safe and efficient management of all marine activity within the Port of Blyth harbour limits. The successful candidate must be able to remain calm and professional during all operations and should demonstrate excellent communication skills.

The post will be part of a 5 person rota working a 365 day / 12 hour watch keeping system which includes weekend and public holiday working. This is a job share permanent night shift, approximately 2 shifts per week.

Previous experience of marine navigation / Port operations would be desirable though consideration will be given to individuals from other associated backgrounds with the relevant skills and experience required.


An attractive remuneration package is offered for the post which is expected to commence March/April 2022:

  • A basic salary of £25K pro rata
  • Private medical scheme
  • Generous Pension
  • 25 days holiday + statutory days
  • Annual Bonus scheme

How to apply

Applications in writing by email with full CV (including details of current salary) to:

Stuart Balmer-Howieson (HR & Safety Manager)

Closing — 04/03/2022