Pier Worker, Lyness and Longhope - ORK03908

Orkney Islands Council

  • Location: Lyness
  • £17,498 per annum, G237
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ORK03908


Marine Services

Pier Worker, Lyness and Longhope

22.2 hours per week, as per the rota of two weeks on and two weeks off
£19,655 pro rata (including of Distant Islands Allowance)

Applications are invited for the above position working within Marine Services.

The Pier Worker will participate in OIC Marine Services Safety Management System in accordance with the Port Marine Safety Code and associated plans referenced to in the Safety Management System policy document.

The Pier Worker’s duties will include instructing vessels where to berth and will assist with the berthing and sailings of vessels to and from the piers. He/she will also ensure that the Harbour Byelaws are complied with. Additionally the Pier Worker will have the responsibility for the safe operation and routine maintenance of the Linkspan as well as ensuring the harbour premises are kept clean and tidy. They will also be responsible for completing and forwarding all required documentation to the Harbour Authority at Scapa as and when required.

You are required to work 22.2 hrs per week as per the rota of two weeks on and two weeks off and will need to be flexible in the times that you work to ensure a presence at the pier for the arrival and departure of vessels. Additionally a marine background would be preferred.

For an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Mr Richard Wild: 01856 873636

Closing date Sunday 2 February 2020

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

Orkney Islands Council ensures that the pay for all posts meets the Scottish Local Government Living Wage.

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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