Pilotage Support Officer

  • Job posted:
    25/06/2019
  • Terms:
    N/A
  • Employer:
    Port of London Authority
  • Hours:
    N/A
  • Job Title:
    PILOTAGE SUPPORT OFFICER
  • Salary:
    Starting Salary: £44,023 per annum
  • Location:
    Based at Gravesend, Kent

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 general support to the Deputy Marine Pilotage Manager (DMPM).  You will also provide support in the training of Marine pilots in arranging pilot training, monitoring pilot progression create statistical and performance analyses, deliver management reports, maintain records and agree Pilot Payroll variables. Some coverage of the Pilot Co-ordinator role may be required.

You will be required to liaise with the Pilots, other departments, stakeholders and Suppliers reference equipment for pilots such as VHF radios, PPE, iPads and pilot navigation software on iPads. This will include some Health & Safety related work. The role includes supervision of the Pilot Co-ordinators and an Assistant Pilotage Support Officer.

The Person

The successful candidate will have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and I.T. support software. Knowledge of Marine or Port operations and experience of training programmes and Health & Safety is preferred with good analytical skills. 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.

Additional Information

For an informal chat about the position, please contact David Newbury on 01474 562282.

To apply, please download and complete an application form in line with the Job Description from www.pla.co.uk.

Please return before the closing date on 19 July 2019.

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