Boatman

Recruiter
Reed Engineering
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1225152544
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Boatman required (Fixed Term contract for 6 months)

We are seeking to appoint a Launch Boatman to assist the Coxswain in the safe and efficient duty watch operation of the Port's Pilot Launches and Survey Vessel. Additional duties will include undertaking surveys and silt sampling, handling moorings, maintaining the cleanliness of the vessels, conducting safety drills and carrying out
routine tasks as required.

The hours are 37.5 per week on a rota shift system covering 7 days/24 hours. (The current staff work 42 hours + per week)

The qualified rate (advanced powerboat licence) is £14.56 per hour / overtime at £20.54
Unqualified rate is £13.73 per hour / overtime at £19.35

• Boatmasters Licence or Advanced Powerboat Certificate

• Recognised VHF Operators Certificate

• ML5 or equivalent medical

• Personal Sea Survival Training

• Recent sea going or craft operation experience

• Experience in general operational maintenance of craft / equipment

• Strong communication skills

• Good inter-personal skills

• Organisational skills and the ability to co-ordinate a range of duties

• Basic computer literacy

• Basic training relevant to H & S at work

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