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Full Time & Part Time Vacancies

Commercial Sales Executive

Portland Harbour Authority Limited is looking to recruit a Commercial Sales Executive. Reporting to the Sales Manager the primary function of the post will be to sell the services and facilities of Portland Port and Portland Harbour to ship owners, operators, managers and agents, cargo shippers and others. In addition, the role holder will support the Port’s growing cruise business and assist in all related marketing activities including the company website.

Particular consideration will be given to applicants who have experience in a commercial, sales or business development role, ideally in the ports, shipping, cruise or other transport related sector. Background in a customer service role would also be desirable. They will be able to demonstrate excellent administrative and organisational skills.

Educated to at least A’ Level standard and preferably holding a degree level qualification in a relevant discipline or qualified by experience. Candidates will possess good computer skills, with experience in the use of Microsoft Office and database packages. Flexible and a team player, with the ability to work and plan independently within guidelines laid down by the General Manager (Commercial), the successful candidate will also have excellent communications skills. They will be professional in manner and smart in appearance and will be willing to undertake out of hours working as and when required. Whilst the role will be primarily office based the successful applicant will need to be able to undertake regular travel both nationally and internationally to promote the company.

Salary: Negotiable

Closing Date for applications is 30 November 2021

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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


Casual Employment

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

Marine Department

CASUAL EMPLOYMENT - MARINE DEPARTMENT – ENGINEERS

Portland Harbour Authority operates a fleet of 3 harbour tugs.

Applications are invited from suitable personnel from a marine engineering 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 STCW III/I Marine Engineering EOOW qualification.

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

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 Boatmasters Certificate, however all applications will be considered with regard to relevant positions 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