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Salary £24,000 per annum

Littlehampton Harbour Board is seeking a suitably qualified candidate for the position of Marine Engineering & Operations Assistant.

This post will report directly to the Deputy Harbour Master and be accountable for the planned maintenance of harbour workboats as well as supporting the rest of the team with maintenance of property and infrastructure, acting as Coxswain of harbour vessels, attending out of hours marine operations and acting as Duty Officer on a rostered basis.

The Harbour Master is seeking a candidate who has strong marine experience including extensive marine diesel engine and general vessel maintenance experience, documented boat handling skills, proven experience of large scale maintenance tasks as well as a strong work ethic and flexible outlook.  The post will be full time 39 hours per week and include 1 in 4 weekends during the summer period (April-Sept) representing the Harbour Master as Duty Officer, managing casual staff carrying out patrols afloat and maninng the harbour office and visitors pontoon.


For an informal discussion on the requirements of the post, please contact Mark Nicholls (Deputy Harbour Master) on 01903 721215 or

To apply, please submit a CV, covering letter and health declaration by email to

Closing date for applications:   Monday 11th January 2021