Berthing Master (Permanent)

Job Type Temp to Perm
Salary/Wages £34,921.07 (Annual, Gross)
Date Posted 31 March 2018
Closing Date 20 April 2018
Tour Length 1 week on duty, providing a continuous, 24 presence, followed by one week off duty
Flag State United Kingdom

Required Skills

Qualified to; Officer of the Watch II/1 CoC; or MOD (Navy) quali­fica­tions and a current ENG !, ML5, or a current MCA medical certificate, with previous experience as:
  • Chief Officer in 'short sea or home trade' vessels  or port towage
  • Officer of the Watch of a larger container, bulk or passenger vessel, or Pilotage
  • Previous relevant MOD (Navy) or equivalent, relevant service.
Purpose of the job:
  • Supervise the duty staff and assist the Duty Harbour Master with the effective daily operation of the Marine Department.
  • Supervise the safe movement and berthing of all vessels within the port, reacting to and directing a prompt response to all marine incidents in accordance with the Ports and industry procedures and the Port Marine Safety Code.


  • Responsible for the supervision of the Able Seamen on watch
  • Responsible for the continuous, daily safe movement and berthing of all vessels within the port, berth preparation and marine structure maintenance, in accordance with the ports advertised policies and procedures required by the Port Marine Safety Code
  • Responsible for the approval and quali­fica­tion of all hazardous cargos shipped through the port in accordance with the Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas regulations  1987 and , responds to all marine emergencies
  • Together with the ports Technical Services, the Department manages the collection, conso­lida­tion and recycling of ship and port generates waste products and other port services.

Reference No: 267913

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