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Faststream Recruitment Group

Deputy Harbour Master (Sponsorship Available)

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Job Details

  • Posted:15 days ago
  • Sector: Shore-based Shipping & Maritime, Ship Management
  • Location: Inverness-shire
  • Job Ref: 525736
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive Salary, Benefits, Bonus & Relocation

Job Description

Faststream is exclusively supporting Orkney Islands Council to recruit a Deputy Harbour Master to cover the stunning Orkney Islands based in the North coast of Scotland.

Our client can offer sponsorship for work visas for candidates applying from outside of the UK.

The Orkney Harbour Authority is responsible for the operations of 29 Piers and Harbours, supporting the local community across 13 inhabited islands, welcoming over 230 cruise vessels and more than 350,000 visitors a year.
In the role of Deputy Harbour Master, you will support the Head of Marine Services by acting as operational leader for all Marine Services including Ferry operations, port strategy matters, overall operational safety, management and planning for the VTS, towage, launch boats, berthing, pilotage and Ship to Ship operations (amongst others).

You will have overall responsibility got the VTS Officers, Tug Crews, Launch Crews and Pier staff and ensure all activities are operating within the Safety Management Systems and Port Marine Safety Code, amongst various other duties.

The ideal Candidate will have:-

  • Experience in a similar role within a Port AND/OR had a shore based role within Marine Operations for a ship owner / operator
  • Masters Unlimited Certificate of Competency (lower tickets considered)
  • UKHM Diploma / Certificate desirable – training provided if needed
  • Leadership and people management experience
  • Financial acumen and ability to manage budgets
  • To be based in Scapa on the Orkney Isles

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to experience a truly unique way of life with no two days in this role being the same. The area offers a quality of life unique to this stunning area of natural beauty. You will work across a diverse area or the Marine and Ports sector, from fishing boats, tanker delivery, SOV offshore renewables, cruise ships.

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