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Shoreham Port

Shoreham Port

Nautilus House, 90-100 Albion Street Brighton BN42 4ED

Nautilus House, 90-100 Albion Street Brighton BN42 4ED

  • Position: Coxswain/Assistant LockMaster
  • Salary: £35,833
  • Location: Southwick


Would you like the benefits of a Marine role without long periods of time at sea? An exciting opportunity has arisen at Shoreham Port for a Coxswain/Assistant Lockmaster. You will be responsible for the safe transfer of colleagues to and from the pilot cutter and for its maintenance. As a Coxswain/Assistant Lockmaster you will be working as part of a close-knit team on a tidal shift pattern. You will have a chance to work in the heart of Marine Operations, Harbour Radio and assisting Lockmasters with operational requirements. If you have a Port/Seafaring/Marine operations background and practical knowledge of the Port Marine Safety Code, the Marine Team would love to hear from you.

About Shoreham Port

Shoreham Port operates 24/7 365 days of the year within a fascinating and complex marine environment, where no two days are the same! Shoreham Port is ideally situated on the south coast of England to offer support to vessels, owners, agents, and crews using one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world. Our Marine Team offer a range of maritime services to merchant and fishing vessels, as well as bed levelling, towage support and diving services.

Key Skills

  • Port/Seafaring/Marine operations background
  • RYA Powerboat Advanced Certificate – Commercially endorsed – or higher certification
  • Diesel engine knowledge
  • ENG1 medical certificate
  • Technical knowledge of the Port Marine Safety Code
  • Enthusiasm
  • Team player
  • Applicants will need to hold a driving license


  • Training will be arranged for the successful candidate to support development needs.

How we value our colleagues

  • Salary - £35,833
  • Hours of work - Tidal roster to include weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Generous pension contribution
  • 25 days paid holiday plus Bank Holidays is incorporated into the established self-adminstered roster
  • Wellbeing benefits including access to Health Cash Plan, Mental Health First Aiders and Cycle to Work scheme
  • 25% discount at Port Kitchen (our hospitality venue)

Further Information

  • It will be a condition of any offer made that the candidate pass an ENG1 Medical. Further guidance about conditions that can impact an individual’s ability to pass that medical can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/seafarers-medical-certification-guidance.
  • Please be aware that we are currently unable to offer positions as Coxswain / Assistant Lockmaster to individuals with colour vision deficiency.

Please Note:

Applicants should be aware the Port operates under its impairment policy, which includes a zero-tolerance for drugs and alcohol, with a random programme of testing operated throughout.


Closing date:

The closing date for applications is Friday 19th July 2024.

Application Method:

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To apply submit your CV to: jobs@shoreham-port.co.uk