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EMPLOYING COMPANY:  CALMAC FERRIES LIMITED

JOB TITLE:                         Nightwatch Person

REPORTS TO:                    Port Manager

VACANCY REF:                  1812-SB

CONTRACT:                       Permanent

RATE OF PAY:                    £9.96 hourly

LOCATION:                        Islay - Port Ellen & Port Askaig

HOURS PER WEEK:          30

DATE ADVERTISED:         18 November 2021

CLOSING DATE:                02 December 2021

The recruitment Information pack is designed to provide you with as much information as possible, relevant to the role and the recruitment process.

CalMac Ferries Limited is an equal opportunities employer; as such our selection processes are designed to promote equality of opportunity for all.

If you have any further queries, please contact HR Services by email at vacancies@davidmacbraynehr.co.uk

 

CALMAC FERRIES LIMITED

CalMac Ferries Limited is the UK's largest ferry operator in terms of ships and destinations served and one of the largest transport operators in Scotland. It is a multi-award-winning ferry and port operation and ship management specialist providing essential lifeline services and logistical support to island and remote communities.

For more information please visit our website at www.calmac.co.uk/corporate/about-us

 

BENEFITS OF A CAREER WITH CALMAC FERRIES LIMITED

·       A rewarding career

·       A competitive salary

·       Excellent training, development and career progression

·       37 days annual leave (pro-rata)

·       Staff travel pass for yourself, spouse/partner and dependents

 

ROLE OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Port Manager you will be responsible for the security of the pier buildings and vessels connected to the port, for the call-out of crew in the event of an emergency or bad weather, overseeing a telephone watch in case of emergency call-outs by Fire, Police and Ambulance, monitoring and adjusting the gangway as necessary to maintain a safe access to the vessels.   

The successful candidate will be required to work ten hour shifts.  You are expected to have a flexible approach to working as the shift pattern will be variable and dependant on local circumstances.   

You must be customer focused, have a clear understanding of the customer interface and have a proactive approach to customer care. 

 

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES/KEY TASKS

·       Responsible for security of vessel and crew overnight

·       Assisting in the vessel berthing for evening arrival and overnight stay

·       Gangway to be monitored and safe access maintained

·       Checking; moorings, security doors

·       Restrict access to unauthorised visitors

·       Any other duties requested by vessel

·       The security of pier buildings and vessels

·       Maintaining a telephone watch in case of emergency call-outs by Fire, Police and Ambulance

·       Call-out of crew in the event of an emergency or bad weather which would require the ferries to leave port for more sheltered conditions

·       Any other duties required by the Port Manager

 

OUR NINE KEY COMPETENCIES ARE:

LEADERSHIP

To ensure that we will lead and motivate others to enable them to contribute to the best of their ability.

DECISION MAKING AND JUDGEMENT

To ensure that we weigh the pros and cons of each decision point and take the decision which best meets the objective in hand.

TEAMWORK

To ensure that we work together to deliver the best we can achieve and our business goals.

BUILDING CAPABILITY

To enable everyone to do their job and ensure that our staff are ready for the next step if the opportunity arises.

WORK PLANNING

To ensure that we work in an effective and efficient manner.  To ensure that we have the ability to adapt and change plans as the requirements of the situation change.

DRIVE FOR RESULTS

To ensure that we have the energy into achieving results and to take action to exceed goals and expectations.

SAFETY

To ensure the safety of ourselves, our teams, our customers and our visitors.

CUSTOMER FOCUS

To ensure that we anticipate, meet and exceed the needs and expectations of our customers; both internal and external.

CREATIVE THINKING

To encourage all staff to think of new or innovative ways of working to help the organisation continually improve.

 

THE SELECTION PROCESS

ONLINE APPLICATION

Please ensure that you complete the on-line applications fully as you can as well as submitting an up-to-date CV.  It is important that you demonstrate how you meet the essential and desirable criteria outlined within the Job Description.

SHORTLISITNG

We will evaluate your suitability for the role by assessing your qualifications, skills and experience.

INTERVIEW

To ensure you are in the best position to perform to your highest standards during our selection process, make sure you review the competencies outlined in the Job Description and have prepared examples of times you have successfully demonstrated these behaviours in the past.

OFFER

Should you be successful, your offer will be subject to the successful completion of a 6-month probationary period and the provision of two satisfactory references.

DATA

If you apply for this role and your application is unsuccessful, we will, as part of the Equality Act 2010, retain your application for 1 year after the role is filled and then destroy this.

 

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