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Join the team - Haven Master

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15 June 2020

We have a vacancy to join the Plymouth Yacht Haven team.

Plymouth's friendliest marina is looking for a Haven Master to join its enthusiastic and professional team at this Five Gold Anchor Marina, situated at the picturesque Mount Batten peninsula.

This is a customer facing role as one of the first points of contact for our 450 berth holders and hundreds of visiting vessels of all types throughout the year.  Boat handling experience and knowledge are essential, you will also have exceptional customer service skills.

A VHF radio licence and RYA Power Boat II would be an advantage, but not essential.

As a 7 day a week operation, the position requires alternate weekend working within a rota system.

Excellent communication and organisation skills are a must, together with a flexible and ‘can do’ work ethic.

You will need:

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • To be a reliable team player
  • To be prepared to work outdoors in all weathers
  • To be Health & Safety aware
  • To be able to work under pressure
  • To be organised and methodical
  • To maintain high levels of accuracy in administrative work
  • To be computer literate with a professional telephone manner
  • To be confident, outgoing and proactive, enabling you to present the benefits of our marina to potential new berth holders both face to face and on the telephone
  • A full UK driving licence

This is a permanent position averaging  40 hours per week, although  a degree of flexibility is required  at  busy periods.

In return you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, a stimulating work environment and other great benefits including holiday, pension, healthcare plan and free onsite parking. 

Yacht Havens Group is a major player in the Marine and Leisure business and offers all the benefits you would expect from an expanding operation.

Please apply by email, sending your CV and a covering letter explaining why you would be perfect to fulfil this role to: Steve Kitchen, Marina Director to steve@plymouthyachthaven.com

It is essential that you send a covering letter to explain why you are suitable for this role for us to consider your application.

Closing date: 31st July 2020

No agencies

Please note: We thank all applicants for their time in applying for this role. Due to the high number of applications, only those invited for interview will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within 14 days of your application, you will have been unsuccessful on this occasion.


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