Deck Rating FTC-Marine Devonport

Plymouth | Other

Deck Rating

Devonport Marine, Plymouth, PL2 2BG
Full Time (48 hours per week)

12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Competitive Salary plus benefits

Serco Marine Services operates and manages around 120 vessels from 7 sites around the UK, providing maritime services for our Customers in the Defence and Nuclear sectors. As owners and operators of specialist vessels, from harbour work boats to ocean going support vessels, we provide world class integrated marine services.

We are currently recruiting for a Deck Rating to join our team at Devonport Marine on a Fixed Term Contract. The purpose of this role is to act as the main labour force aboard the vessel. The post holder will carry out a range of duties and tasks, assisting in the safe operation of the vessel or the handling of its cargo.

Main responsibilities of the role include:

- To carry out instructions as specified by the Master and vessel officers
- To understand vessel and Company systems and procedures
- Berthing/Slipping of the Vessels
- Vessel husbandry tasks
- Vessel operational tasks
- To carry out operational checks on equipment which they are expected to use including winches, towing gear, FFA and LSA, before and during tasks
- Report defects and assist in the maintenance necessary for proper operation of all equipment
- Drive deck machinery including cranes
- Assist in repair and maintenance of the vessel and its equipment
- Familiarisation with all safety equipment onboard and undertake training to ensure highest operational safety standard of the vessel at all times
- Support, take part in and organise, as necessary, lifesaving and firefighting drills and all other mandated drills as per IMS
- Any other reasonable task as directed by the Operations Manager

What you'll need to do the role:

- EDH Course or AB's Ticket
- Watchrating Certificate
- ENG 1 Medical
- STCW - PSSR, PST, PSCRB & Fire Fighting
- Food Hygiene Cert
- Health & Safety awareness
- Manual Handling

What we offer:

- Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
A Serco benefits portal offering a wide range of discounts for major high street brands in Retail, Leisure & Hospitality
- A safe and supportive culture
- Interesting and enjoyable work
- A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
- Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities

To discover more about our careers in Defence, meet our team, and to find out more about what we offer, please follow this Link. We're also a signatory of the UK Governments Women in Defence Charter, to find out more please click here.


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens, we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 


At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. As a proud Disability Confident Leader and holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard, disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 



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01/05/2024 01:10:00
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