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Marine Service - Trainee

Marine Service/Trainee Band 3 £19,312 - £21,322 (Pro Rata) 25 hours per week + Local Government pension scheme + 24 days holiday (Pro Rata) + Bank Holidays

Joining the Wisbech Port Authority Marine Services team, this exciting opportunity will see you working with the team to further enhance the Port Authorities statutory service including Wisbech Yacht Harbour and the Crab Marsh boatyard.

Working with the Team you will ensure that all craft and equipment and infrastructure undergo a program of regular inspections and maintenance. You will also undergo training to carry out basic, routine repairs on all craft & maintain a schedule of repairs and ensure that all work boats are certificated annually to comply with current MCA requirements and legislation.

Other duties include assisting with tug towing, dredging, bed leveling, buoy laying, maintenance of navigational aids, search and rescue and patrols, towing of leisure craft and hydrographic surveying.

Excellent career progression and training is available for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will be required to pass an ENG1 confirmation of medical fitness

Ability to work flexibly and unsocial hours including weekends is essential.

This is a small dedicated team where a flexible approach to working is key.

For an informal discussion about the role please telephone Jamie Hemming, Harbour Master on 01945 588 059.

If you are interested in this post and would like to apply, please complete an application form (please read the guidance notes) and send to the Human Resources team, preferably by email to or post to the HR Team, at Fenland District Council, Room 48, Fenland Hall, County Road, March, PE15 8NQ.

Application forms are available to download from this page or alternatively please either phone our Customer Services team on 01354 654321 or email

Closing Date is 22nd October 2021

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