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. Reporting to the Vessel Master, you 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:

  • Berthing/Slipping of the Vessel.
  • Ship Husbandry Tasks.
  • Mooring up of the Vessel when going to anchor.
  • Ship Operational Tasks.
  • Cleaning Tasks as directed by the Master.
  • Emergency equipment and procedures and location and use of fire fighting equipment.
  • Drive deck machinery including cranes.
  • Assist in repair and maintenance of ship's equipment.
  • Crane operations
  • Ensure measures to prevent pollution of the environment are exercised
  • Rope handling
  • General maintenance and ships husbandry.
  • Other deck related tasking's through the port as reasonably appropriate to qualification and experience


What you'll need to do the role:

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


Other specifications: 


  • Good communication skills
  • Health, Safety and Environmental awareness
  • Must be able to obtain Home Office Security Clearance


What we offer:

  • Competitive salaries with annual reviews 
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Simply Health Plans, free flu vaccines and more.
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure, and Hospitality discounts.
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you'll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.
  • Company discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting and enjoyable work.
  • 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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31/07/2024 01:12:00
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