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Ref 670-SG Crew Member (Gourock - Dunoon)

EMPLOYING COMPANY:  CALMAC CREWING (GUERNSEY) LIMITED


JOB TITLE:  Crew Member


REPORTS TO: Boat Master

 
VACANCY REF
:  670-SG


CONTRACT: Permanent


RATE OF PAY: £34,210


LOCATION: Gourock / Dunoon Route          

                                 
SHIFT PATTERN: 1 week on / 1 week off 


DATE ADVERTISED: 25 November 2019 


CLOSING DATE:  09 December 2019


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 human.resources@davidmacbraynehr.co.uk or by telephone on 01475 650144.



CALEDONIAN MACBRAYNE CREWING (GUERNSEY) LIMITED


Caledonain MacBrayne Crewing (Guernsey) Limited employs and supplies all sea going staff to CalMac Ferries Limited. There are currently 33 ferries serving 52 ports on 29 routes providing 145,000 sailings per year. 


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 CREWING (GUERNSEY) LIMITED


•    A rewarding career
•    A competitive salary
•    Excellent training, development and career progression
•    28 days annual leave (pro-rata)
•    Potential to work anywhere in the company's network.
•    Staff travel pass for yourself, spouse/partner and dependents

 

ROLE OVERVIEW

Applications are invited for the position of Crew Member to sail within CalMac Ferries Ltd Gourock / Dunoon route.  

Responsible to the Boatmaster for the safety of passengers, complying with requirements of the Company Safety Management System, counting and recording passenger numbers, issuing travel tickets, cash handling, mooring operations, general maintenance / cleaning duties, familiarity with LSA / FFE and participation in emergency drills along with any other duties as required by the Boatmaster.  

Ideally, the successful candidate should have practical experience in small craft operations alternatively a technical background in marine, mechanical or agricultural engineering, the offshore oil/gas industry or HGV mechanics.

Candidates should be aware that they must be able to commute to Gourock.  

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


Essential Criteria
•    A valid ENG1 Certificate, Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting, Elementary First Aid, PST & PSSR.

Desirable Criteria
•    Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue boats and Efficient Deck Hand


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 PROCES:


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.
 

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