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Ref: 1099-SB Port Assistant - Port Ellen & Port Askaig

Employing Company:  CalMac Ferries Limited                   

Position:  Port Assistant

Contract: Fixed Term Until 31 May 2018

Location:  Port Ellen & Port Askaig

Rate of Pay:  £10.06 per hour

Contracted Hours:  40 hours per week

Date Advertised: 07 February 2018

Closing Date: 24 February 2018


Applications are invited for the position of Port Assistant based at Port Ellen and Port Askaig until 31 May 2018.

Reporting to the Harbour Manager, you will need a flexible approach to your day-to-day responsibilities. Your duties will include;

• All duties connected with ship movements, gangways and securing of vessels.
• Customer enquiries.
• Sales/collection of passenger/vehicle tickets.
• Cash handling.
• Use of VHF and PA Systems.
• Control of passengers and vehicles embarking and disembarking from vessels.
• Any other duties required by the Harbour/Port Manager.

You must be computer literate, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

You must have the ability to work with initiative as a self-starter, with minimum supervision.

You are expected to have a flexible approach to working, as shift and weekend work will be involved.

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

The successful candidates must be able to commute to Port Ellen and Port Askaig Ferry Terminal on a daily basis.

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