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Tracey Coffin,

HR Department at SCPS Canute Chambers
Ocean Way,
Ocean Village,
Southampton S014 3TU

or Email: [email protected]

We're Recruiting!

Launch Boat Driver

Ref: S/50/2019
48hrs per
week plus overtime

Port of Southampton

We are currently seeking to recruit a Launch Boat Driver to be based at Canute Chambers working with our Mooring Team. We are seeking individuals who can provide a first class, effective and efficient service to our operation ensuring that the high standards of service and performance levels are maintained and improved.

Hours of work are 48 per week plus overtime, with a shift pattern of days and nights to meet with operational demand.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Launch Driver, Launch Mate, Quayside Mooring
  • Manning mooring launches
  • Mooring and unmooring vessels within the port of Southampton.
  • The movement of ABP Fenders and Yokos.
  • Daily Launch maintenance.

Main requirements:

  • Full UK or EU Driving Licence.
  • Ability to carry out instructions efficiently as directed by the Mooring Foreman.
  • Ability to demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Use of VHF radio system. Training Provided.
  • Excellent understanding of Health and Safety SAFE Systems of Working.
  • Flexible approach to working arrangements.Be prepared to attend training courses and complete learning modules as required for the job and further development.

All applicants will go through a selection process to be short listed for an assessment day which will consist of written psychometric tests and interview. Assessments and Interviews are scheduled to take place in June 2019.

If you wish to be considered for the position please complete our application form including the following information:

Why you would like to be considered for the position?

What are your current skills and experience?

What you believe the essential skills for a Launch Driver should be?


Closing dates for all applications is: Friday 31st May 2019.


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