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Full Time Vacancy for Marine Engineer

Portland Harbour Authority operate a fleet of 3 ASD harbour tugs, two pilot vessels and a number of smaller craft on a 24/7 basis. The Harbour Authority is now looking to recruit an additional full-time Marine Engineer to work within the Marine Department.

Reporting to the Managing Engineer (Marine), you will be required to carry out maintenance on all the company vessels and act as engineer on harbour towage duties. Working as part of a small team, you will be required to join a rota system where a call out system is operated. This involves weekend, bank holiday and night working when required. When not undertaking marine engineering duties, you will assist in carrying out general marine maintenance tasks.

Additional duties and responsibilities:

To be considered for the role, you will hold a minimum of STCW III/1 Marine Engineering EOOW qualification and ideally reside within 30 minutes travelling time from the port.

You should have a thorough knowledge of the operation and maintenance of marine machinery and electrical systems. Proven experience with small marine diesels and outboards would also be advantageous.

Salary: Dependent on experience and qualifications.

Working hours: 40hrs per week, Monday to Friday. On call shifts, currently week on week off including nights, bank holiday and weekends for which lieu hours will be accrued. [on call week runs from 0800 Monday to 0800 following Monday]

To apply download and complete application form and e-mail with a copy of your CV to recruitment@portland-port.co.uk

Or post to:

Mrs L Green
Personnel Manager
Portland Port
Castletown
Portland
DT5 1PP

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Closing date for all applications: 26 August 2022


Full Time Vacancy for Planning & Consents Manager

Portland Harbour Authority Limited is looking to recruit a Planning and Consents Manager. Reporting to the General Manager (Commercial) the primary function of the post will be the obtaining of any required planning permissions, consents and environmental permissions associated with the development of Portland Port and Portland Harbour.

Particular consideration will be given to applicants who have experience in the ports or maritime sector. Experience in managing the planning permission and environmental consents process on small, medium and large infrastructure projects would be desirable. Candidates should ideally be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of England’s planning, marine licensing and environmental permitting systems.  Experience in undertaking environmental surveys and investigations and preparing and coordinating environmental reports, impact assessments and statements would also be beneficial.

Educated to Bachelor degree level, preferably in an environmental or planning based subject, candidates will possess good computer skills, with experience in the use of Microsoft Office packages. Flexible and a team player, with the ability to work and plan independently, the successful candidate will also have excellent communications skills, be professional in manner and smart in appearance and will be willing to undertake out of hours working as and when required. Primarily office based the successful applicant will need to be able to undertake occasional travel both nationally and internationally in line with their responsibilities. 

Salary: c. £40,000 subject to experience.

To apply download and complete application form and e-mail to recruitment@portland-port.co.uk    

Or post to:

Mrs L Green
Personnel Manager
Portland Port
Castletown
Portland
DT5 1PP

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Casual Employment

Please see below for details about casual positions that are currently available.


Marine Department

CASUAL EMPLOYMENT - MARINE DEPARTMENT – DECK CREW

Portland Harbour Authority operates several vessels, including Pilot Boats, Tugs, workboats and a harbour patrol RIB. Applications are invited from suitable personnel from a marine related background to join the Harbour Authority’s casual roster for work within the Marine Department.

Ideally the applicant should be in possession of a first aid Certificate, however all applications will be considered with regard to deck crew on the Port’s vessels.

Those wishing to be considered for a place on the casual list should register by completing one of the casual registration forms which can be downloaded using the link below and return it by post to the address on the registration form or by e-mailing it to: recruitment@portland-port.co.uk

Download the Casual Registation form by clicking HERE


Police & Security Department

Applications are invited from suitable people to join the Harbour Authority’s casual roster for work within the Security Department.

The Port has a fast-growing cruise operation and always requires extra security staff to assist, especially during the cruise season, usually between April and October.  The ship visits can fall on a weekday or a weekend, with the length of the call varying in duration on the day.  Other duties can include manning cruise reception desk and ship gangway security, which would be specifically suited to applicants who favour night working.

The role can be physically demanding, and applicants will have a degree of flexibility with regards to availability and working times.

Ideally the applicant should be in possession of a SIA Level 2 Qualification, however applicants with any relevant experience will be considered and training will also be given. A full UK driving licence is required for this role.

We would particularly welcome female applicants as it is our legal requirement, under government legislation, to provide female staff to carry out relevant searches as required.

Those wishing to be considered for a place on the casual list should register by completing one of the casual registration forms which can be downloaded using the link below and return it by post to the address on the registration form or by e-mailing it to: recruitment@portland-port.co.uk

Download the Casual Registation form by clicking HERE