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Assistant Pilotage Support Officer


Based at Gravesend, Kent

Starting Salary: £28,400 per annum

About Us

The Port of London Authority (PLA) is the statutory harbour authority for the tidal Thames from the outer estuary to Teddington. As part of our duties under the Port Marine Safety Code, we manage and maintain the port’s navigational safety management system.

The Role

As part of the Chief Harbour Master’s team, reporting to the Marine Pilotage Manager, you will provide support to the Pilotage Support Officers and oversee the management of Pilot radios, iPads, PPU’s, SeaSafes, Pilot uniform etc. You will also undertake general administrative support including Pilot payroll, roster and Pilot Co-ordinator function. You will be expected to cover the duties of the Pilot Co-ordinator on an adhoc basis.

The Person

The successful candidate will have good knowledge of Microsoft Office and be qualified to a good standard in I.T. support software. We require a resilient person with good communication skills and flexible attitude to work as part of a small team that may on occasion, be expected to work off site.

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Additional Information

A full driving licence is preferable. For an informal chat about the position, please contact David Newbury (Marine Pilotage Manager) on 01474 562282.

To apply, please complete an application form from http://www.pla.co.uk/About-Us/Vacancies and return it to recruitment@pla.co.uk before the closing date of 6th April 2018.

Interviews will be held week commencing 16th April 2018.