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Job Vacancy - Port Control Officer/Duty Officer

Vacancy for Port Control Officer/Duty Officer - circa £25k – £30k

Newhaven Port & Properties Ltd are the Statutory and Competent Harbour Authority for the Port of Newhaven in East Sussex. The Port Control is a 24 hour operation, being the hub of the port and operating at the highest levels of an LPS (Local Port Service).

The port has a mix of commercial, fishing and recreational, with the core business being the cross channel ferry service to Dieppe. Vessels handled are presently up to 145m, but with planning permission in place for a new 300m berth and the imminent commencement of construction of the Rampion Offshore Windfarm, there is potential for more frequent traffic and larger vessels to be using the port.

The successful applicant will be required to work shifts covering both as Port Control Officer and as Duty Officer, overseeing the day to day port operations and covering on the Pilot Boat as required. Shifts include working nights, weekends and bank holidays, both on-site and on-call. Living within 5 miles of the port is essential.

The starting salary is £25k, rising to £30k on successful completion of a minimum of 9 months training.

The successful applicant will ideally hold one or more of the following:-

STCW Masters 200/500/3000, STCW Chief Mates Unlimited, Master of Yachts (power - commercially endorsed), RYA Yachtmaster (commercially endorsed), IALA V103/1 or an LPS Course certificate.

Please send full CV including present position and notice period to

Closing date is 31st October 2015 with interviews for short listed applicants during November/December.

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