Marine Officer/VTS Operator

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ADVERT ENTERPRISE AND SUSTAINABLE REGENERATION Marine Services and Transportation Marine Officer/VTS Operator 37 hours per week, 12 hour shift rota Permanent £56,753 - £62,863 (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance plus seven hours Contractual...

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ENTERPRISE AND SUSTAINABLE REGENERATION
Marine Services and Transportation

Marine Officer/VTS Operator

37 hours per week, 12 hour shift rota
Permanent
£56,753 - £62,863 (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance plus seven hours Contractual Overtime)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Marine Officer/VTS Operator in Orkney. Candidates for the post must possess a minimum of an OOW certificate or V103/1 VTS Operator certificate. Consideration will be given to candidates with relevant experience and in possession of other appropriate marine certificates.

The Marine Officer/VTS Operator's duties will include port control room manning (radar surveillance, VHF operations, CCTV monitoring, etc.) on a watch keeping basis, together with routine operations of the Port VTS information service. The successful applicant will be required to be available on the mainland of Orkney as the roster involves working 12 hour shifts, day and night.

If you do not possess VTS Operators course V103/1 you must complete these prior to being offered a permanent contract of employment.

Applicants must be able to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Orkney to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

This post requires Basic Disclosure Scotland Clearance.

Prospective applicants can discuss the post by contacting Douglas Manson, Deputy Harbour Master (Operations), on tel: 01856 873636 or by email: douglas.manson@orkney.gov.uk 

Closing Date: Sunday 18 February 2024

Please note that interview and relocation expenses will be paid for this post, in accordance with Council Policy.