Southampton Marine Job Vacancies

Vacancy Reference: ABP0030


Job Title: MMO 2 VTS Radar Operative

Grade: Technical
Location: Southampton

Reporting to: VTS Watch Manager

Essential Skills and Experience
• Maritime background or commercial port experience
• Clear, concise communicator with ability to liaise with personnel and outside bodies at all levels
• Able to work as part of a team but also using own initiative to take command of situations effectively, efficiently and calmly
• Demonstrate good decision making skills
• Willingness to work a shift pattern. Also flexibility with regards to duties and working hours is essential
• Full UK driving licence

Ideal Skills and Experience
• V-103/1 vessel traffic services certification log.
• Standards of Training, Certification and watch keeping for Seafarers 95 officer of the watch deck certificate or Ministry of defence equivalent.
• Global maritime distress and safety system restricted operator certificate
• Good working Knowledge of the Central, Eastern Solent and Southampton Water

Accountabilities
• To act principally as a VTS Operator (including Data Centre) with additional duties either as part of the Berthing Office team or alternatively (depending on company requirements) manning the Ports Pilot /Patrol launches
• Surveillance and monitoring of vessels in the VTS area by RADAR, AIS, CCTV and VHF for the purpose of safe navigation and protection of the environment
• To maintain a good understanding of the PUNG, LNTM, Bye Laws and the Pilotage Directions. To inform the VTSWM if such guidelines or directions are not followed
• To keep the ports booking system PAVIS updated with relevant information. Using AOL the agent’s online booking system and other sources of information
• Attend all possible arrival and movements of ships in the docks, communicating all necessary information to Pilots and VTS
• Ensure statutory regulations and port bye laws are complied with including safe access to ships
• Assisting the coxswain in operating and maintaining the ports Pilot/Patrol launches as required.
• Assisting the Berthing team with fender moves and additional duties as directed by the harbour control manager

Applications should be submitted by: Friday 26th August 2016


INTERNAL APPLICANTS
If you wish to be considered for this vacancy, please advise your manager and ask them to confirm in writing via email or counter-sign your application form. You can complete the application form and apply on line by going to the ABP website careers page http://www.abports.co.uk/Careers/. If you don’t have access to the internet, then you will need to contact the ABP recruitment team who will provide you will the application form.
Email: ABPenquiries@capitaras.co.uk
Telephone: 0808 164 2227

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
All external applicants who wish to apply will need to apply online and complete the online application form by following the link http://www.abports.co.uk/Careers/ or contact the ABP recruitment team on 01256 383737

RECRUITMENT/EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES
Please note that we do not wish to fill this position via an agency. Please do not make unsolicited approaches with reference to the above post.