Temporary Seasonal Assistant Pier Master – Environment

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Temporary Seasonal Assistant Pier Master – Environment
Contract / Temporary

Cornwall 5208243

Posted: 15th June 2022 06:50
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  • Pay Rate:

    £9.90 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Sunday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months


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What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Temporary Seasonal Assistant Pier Master – Environment

Reference no: Cornwall 5208243

NB: There is a vacancy for a part time position cover 8 hours per day Saturday, Sunday and Monday until the end of September but there is also need for temporary additional cover for the full time Pier Master. There are therefore extra hours available Tuesday to Friday or the possibility of 2 roles. Either one full time and one part time or two shared positions covering 7 days per week on a rota basis.

To assist with the day to day operations on the Prince of Wales Pier, Falmouth and to be responsible for the strict observance of rules, regulations, undertakings and bye-laws.

The duties include responsibility for navigation lights, directing craft to berths, reporting necessary repairs, checking of safety equipment (including Fish Strand Quay) and maintaining the general cleanliness of the Pier and landing steps, together with such other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time in connection with the duties of the post.

To act as a focal point for members of the public and to be able to give them any relevant information required.

Weekend and bank holiday working is essential to this role.



Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Preference will normally be given to someone with maritime knowledge, although candidates with a service or police background will also be considered.
  2. Skills & Abilities:
    1. Empathy and patience when dealing with customers and able to deal appropriately with challenging behaviours including demonstrating good interpersonal and social skills in order to deal with the many and varied customers and stakeholders
    2. Ability to work on your own initiative whilst representing the broader interests of the Maritime Section of the Council
    3. Ability to enforce regulations, byelaws, conditions etc. on all stakeholders including members of the public, boat operators, mooring holders etc.
    4. Ability to work alone and to deal with people.
    5. Writing and report writing skills are an advantage
  3. ICT Skills: IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite)


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Other Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. *** Other Work-Related Requirements: The normal duties of this role could involve the requirement for early starts, late finishes, weekend and bank holiday working. It is a condition of employment that you exercise a satisfactory level of flexibility in order to fulfil the objectives of the role.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Temporary Seasonal Assistant Pier Master – Environment
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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