Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) Watch Manager

Recruiter
Associated British Ports Holdings Ltd
Location
Southampton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
1267725082
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role: VTS Watch Manager

Location: Southampton

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th September 2019

Purpose:

As one of our VTS Watch Managers, you will be instrumental in ensuring the safety of navigation within the Port and VTS area. This includes traffic flow, enforcement of byelaws and Pilotage allocation. All the while representing the Harbour Master in the issue of directions to vessels.

Accountabilities:

·Ensure the safe movement of dangerous cargoes throughout the Port.

·Monitor the performance of Navigation Aids in the Port.

·Co-ordinate the allocation of Pilots to vessels in an efficient and safe manner.

·Ensure vessels in the VTS receive relevant and accurate traffic information.

·Be responsible for the efficient and smooth running of the Marine Department outside of normal 'day-work' hours.

·Undertake the initial response to marine emergencies (Solfire / Solspill).

·Undertake other related duties as directed by the HM or his deputies.

·Maintain professional knowledge standards especially with regards to M Notices and the IALA VTS manual.

·Undertake such training as required and directed by HCM to ensure competence is achieved and maintained in accordance with International Standards for VTS personnel.

·Act in the capacity of Harbour Master, when on duty, in accordance with the terms of the appropriate regulating legislation.

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