Group Local Port Service Operator

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  • Employer:
    Peel Ports Group
  • Hours:
    Full Time
  • Job Title:
    Group Local Port Service Operator
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Applicants are invited to apply for the above vacancy within the Marine Department, based at the Port Of Liverpool. Some travel may be involved for training

Role Purpose: To deliver a Local Port Service for Peel Ports safely across the Group. This is delivered on a 24/7 365 rotational 12-hour watch basis.

This role will include the following responsibilities:

- Respond to VHF communication from vessels within assigned areas of responsibility
- Ensure that all adopted standard operating procedures and relevant pot regulations are adhered to
- Maintain electronic records of vessel movements using specialist IT systems
- Support group incident management
- Provide a medium for liaison between vessels, tugs, stevedores and/or allied services
- Provide a basis for implementing port emergency plans including participation in emergency exercises
- Assist with the management of the ports by the supply of information on berth and port conditions
- Operate from isolated fall back locations when required

Required Experience

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

- A minimum of 5 GCSE or equivalent at grade ‘C’ or above, including both Maths and English
- Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages
- Excellent communication skills to ensure that all correspondence, whether verbal or written, is clear, concise and accurate
- Capable of working effectively under pressure with the ability to prioritise work in line with operational requirements
- Able to understand and apply geographic and technical information
- RYA Short Range Radio (VHF) certified would be advantageous
- IOSH Supervising Safely in Ports would be ideal
- Experience of working in a marine environment, would be desirable
- A full valid Driving Licence is desirable

Employer Description

At Peel Ports we’re already one of the UK’s leading port and logistics companies. However, we’re hungry for more and our team needs people who share our taste for success.

With 12 settings across the UK and a huge menu of career paths, our business offers plentiful opportunities.

We’ve got an appetite for growth and transforming the supply chain to benefit our customers. Much of that depends on our unrivalled facilities and technology. But in our sector, it always boils down to having the right talent. So, if you’ve got something great to bring to the table, then a potential future with Peel Ports should give you food for thought.

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