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Lydney Harbour Master – 20293

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (South West) - UK
Town/City Tewkesbury / Lydney, Gloucestershire
Salary Additional Information Salary Minimum - £28,785 Pro-rata
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level Mid Level
Deadline 12/12/2021
Company Name Environment Agency
Contact Name
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Directory Entry : The Environment Agency work to create better places for people and wildlife, and support sustainable development. The Agency was established in 1996 to protect and improve the environment.
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Grade - Staff Grade 4

Post Type - Fixed Term (up to 18 Months)

Working Pattern - Part Time

Salary Minimum - £28,785 Pro-rata

Job description 

Lydney Harbour is a small unique asset located on the Severn Estuary in Lydney, Gloucestershire. We are seeking to appoint a Harbour Master to fulfil our legal duties as a Competent Harbour Authority.

Supported by a relevant background in navigation or similar, your will ensure we fulfil our statutory requirements. This public facing role will be responsible for the overall management and direction of the site, including lock operation, ensuring the safe passage of vessels and public safety risk assessments.

Working closely with our National Navigation Team and key stakeholders, you will have a key role in influencing the long term strategy of the site and support the implementation of new navigation standards. You will also support the professional delivery of Water, Land and Biodiversity asset management across West Midlands Area.

The team 

You will be part of a small team responsible for Navigation in West Midlands Area and work closely with staff across the wider department that support site operations during high tides.

Experience/skills required 

•           Experience or knowledge of navigation or similar operational sites

•           Knowledge of mandatory, regulatory and safety responsibilities, including but not limited to the Port Marine Safety Code

•           Proactive, self-motivated and a confident communicator

•           Ability to build and sustain relationships

•           Good IT skills

•           Willing to work flexibly, including some evenings and weekends

•           Able to work as part of a team


A full UK driving licence is essential.

Contact and additional information 

Whilst this role is based at our Tewkesbury office, your regular and routine place of work will be at Lydney Harbour. Hours of work: 18 hours per week, with the potential to increase to full time (37 hours), delivered flexibly. These roles are currently advertised as an 18 month temporary contracts, with potential to be made permanent.

Please visit the Environment Agency’s website for further information, including the candidate pack and how to apply:

Apply here.

If you have any questions on this post please contact the recruiting manager Martin Quine on 02030251538 or martin.quine@environment-agency.gov.uk.

Closing Date: 12/12/2021, 23:55 hours

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