Casual Port Marine Services Operator

14 Aug 2017

Applicants are invited to apply for the Casual Port Marine Services Operator vacancy within the Marine department, based at the Port of Great Yarmouth. This position is a flexible contract.

Role Purpose: To assist the Harbour Office in the management of all marine activities within the jurisdiction of Great Yarmouth Port Company and to provide a safe and efficient 24 hour port information function.

The Casual Port Marine Services Operator role will include the following responsibilities:

-Provide proactive scheduling and pre-planning of vessel movements and provide support to Pilots and Marine Crews on the latest available supporting information

-To maintain situational awareness and advise as necessary for the safety of navigation within the Port and its users

-Communicate via VHF ship to shore radio with all vessels arriving, sailing, anchoring or moving berth within GYPC's area

-Communicate regularly with Agents and Berth Operators to obtain confirmation of intended arrivals and departures

-Ascertain expected arrival times of incoming vessels, maintaining ongoing shore to ship communications adequately to allow for the provision of necessary Pilotage, mooring and other support services

-Keep meticulous and accurate records of all vessel arrivals, sailings and movements using the Ports vessel management systems and record all required data for invoicing purposes

-To provide an 'after office hours' telephone service for the port and to implement the necessary actions

-Issue permissions including hot work and diving on behalf of the port

Applicants interested in this role should ideally possess the following skills and experience:

-Previous experience in working within a control room environment would be beneficial, ideally gained within a marine environment

-Knowledge or understanding of COLREGS, Marine Radio Traffic protocol

-A maritime radio qualification is desirable

-Understanding of local geography of the Port of Great Yarmouth and its approaches

-Possess ENG1 or ML5 medical fitness certificate

-Proficient IT skills, competent in Microsoft packages

In return you will receive:

-Competitive Rate

Peel Ports Group
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Casual Port Marine Services Operator
Great Yarmouth