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Lyme Regis Seasonal Harbour Assistant

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Dorset Councils Partnership
Lyme Regis
Occupational group
Leisure & Culture
Salary details
Hour Rate: £9.21 - £10.07
Job term
Appointment type
Grahame Forshaw
Contact email
Contact telephone
01297 442137
Closing Date
20 March 2018
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Lyme Regis Seasonal Harbour Assistant

Variable hours

£9.21 - £10.07

During the summer months the historic harbour becomes busy with holiday makers, popular events and increased vessel use, requiring the essential support of seasonal harbour assistants.

What you’re great at:

You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of Lyme Regis and have experience of marine activities.

You will be able to demonstrate a general understanding of the workings of the maritime industry ashore, as well as an understanding of small boats and basic ship requirements.

You will be flexible and tactful and be able to deal effectively with a wide range of people. 

What you will own:

You will be assisting the Harbour Master in all aspects of managing the day-to-day harbour operations and maintenance activities. Duties will include assisting harbour users and members of the public to supporting during emergencies and bad weather conditions.

Exact working hours have to be flexible, being affected by tides, weather and boat activity. 

To cover the contingencies of the service the postholder will be required to work evenings, weekends, Bank Holidays and statutory day working, payment for which is inclusive in the salary. 

What we are about:

Dorset Councils Partnership believes that people do their best work if we make it easier for them to meet their personal responsibilities.  The Partnership promotes innovative flexible and part-time working to support and encourage anyone who requires this flexibility to balance work and life.  The Partnership is committed to making our recruitment process barrier-free, and as inclusive as possible for everyone.

How to apply:

To apply for this job, please read through the job description and person specification attached to the right of this page then follow the ‘Apply for this job’ link.  In the ‘Relevant Experience’ section of the application you will be expected to explain how you meet the criteria for this role listed on the person specification.  When explaining how you meet the criteria, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience.

Please note that staff currently in the redeployment pool will have prior consideration for this position.

Closing date: Tuesday 20 March 2018

Interview date: To be confirmed

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