Senior Marine Officer

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Port Nelson - Nelson City - Nelson/Marlborough

Port Nelson Ltd is the maritime gateway for the Nelson Marlborough region – a vital hub for economic activity and a key stakeholder in the region’s continued growth and prosperity. Port Nelson prides itself on providing outstanding shipping and port services to our customers, including pilotage, tugs and berthage facilities.

Reporting to the Marine Operations Manager, you will be responsible for a wide range of responsibilities including providing relief Pilot and Tug Master services, undertaking projects and assisting with marine administration including vessel movements, berthage planning and training within the Marine team. Working alongside another Senior Marine Officer, you will also be responsible for the leadership of the Marine team.

This role is a permanent position, and with the Port being a 24/7 operation you will be required to work outside of “normal” hours. You will bring real drive and energy to the role, with loads of initiative and superior interpersonal skills. You will be able to work well under pressure and have sound judgement.

It is essential that you have a Master Foreign Going Certificate and an understanding of the Marine Operating Safety System. You will also be either already trained as a Pilot and Tug Master or have the willingness and aptitude to be trained in both of these roles. 

In return you will be a part of an experienced and high performing Marine team, receive a competitive remuneration package. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of Nelson’s leading employers.

At Port Nelson Ltd, irrespective of our positions, we all strive to uphold our “ASPIRE” values: accountability, safety, passion, integrity/honesty, respect and excellence.

Applications close 15th February 2019.

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