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Ferry House, RNLI office, Port Askaig, Isle of Islay, PA46 7RB
£42,854 - £46,064 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Department:  Roads and Infrastructure

Closing date:  Tuesday 2nd August 2022

Argyll and Bute Council has a vacancy for a Boat Master for the Jura vehicle ferry which operates between Port Askaig, Isle of Islay and Feolin, Isle of Jura.  

This is a permanent, full time SLGE9 post, 37 hours plus 4.5 hours contracted overtime per week. Shift work pattern is under review with the intent to move onto a rotating 7 days on, 7 days off shift pattern.  You will be expected to take part in the out of hours bookable sailings and standby callout provisions to support emergency services.

Rate of pay for above £42,854 - £46,064 (depending on experience) which includes a market supplement for the post.  Additional allowance of £95.42 is payable for full week on standby cover.

The successful candidate will hold a minimum Tier 2 Level 2 Boat Master Licence with passenger endorsement, an ENG1 medical certificate, STCW Fire prevention & fire fighting, STCW Personal survival techniques and STCW Elementary first aid certificates.

Applicants should note that:-

This post is not suitable for job share.

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If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is Robert Paton, Technical Officer on 07741 036246.

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