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Stornoway Port






2 months ago

Closing date:

03 January 2024

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An opportunity has arisen in the Stornoway Port Authority for a Marine Pilot/Assistant Harbourmaster.

Applications are invited from individuals with the relevant qualifications and experience for this position.

The Port Authority is going through a period of change, where a number of major expansion opportunities are being progressed. We are looking for a motivated and committed individual who will thrive on the challenge of developing with the Port.

The applicant must possess a minimum of a Chief Mate II/2 unlimited Certificate of Competency and have worked as Chief Mate for a minimum of three years. A Masters unlimited II/2 Certificate of Competency is desirable as is either command or pilotage experience.

Traffic within the harbour is varied, from towage and coastal vessels to some of the largest cruise vessels afloat.

The role will involve supporting the harbour master in facilitating the safe and efficient handling of shipping and the safe and efficient conduct of navigation of vessels subject to pilotage.

Hours: Full time – 37 hours per week Mon-Fri, with flexibility required due to tides, weather and vessel movements therefore, night and weekend work will be required at times.

A very competitive salary with an excellent benefits package (including a defined benefit pension, company vehicle, etc) will be offered. This is a permanent position within an organisation with high aspirations for the
future development of the Port and the local economy.

An application form, job description or further information can be obtained from Stornoway Port Authority, Amity House, Esplanade Quay, Stornoway. Tel: 01851 702688 or by emailing

Applicants are encouraged to call the Harbourmaster, for an informal discussion about the position.

Closing date is 12noon on Wednesday 3rd January 2023

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An opportunity has arisen in the Stornoway Port Authority for a Marine Pilot/Assistant Harbourmaster.

Apply now

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