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Scalloway Harbour Office Scalloway Shetland, ZE1 0TR
£20.75 - £21.60 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
201.6 hours per year

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The Small Ports Officer, Scalloway is responsible through the appropriate manager for the day to day operation of Scalloway Harbour. The Small Ports Officer will ensure the safe and smooth operation of the Harbour and be the primary contact for harbour users. The post holder will man the harbour officeas required. The Small Ports Officer will operate a shift system/on-call to ensure 24 hour cover 7 days per week at the port.

The Small Ports Officer will carry out inspections and general maintenance of
other SIC piers and harbours.

Specific tasks of the Small Ports Officer include:
• Ensure the smooth and effective operation of the harbour and the fish market;
• Undertake general maintenance around the port and fish market;
• Support and encourage commercial development at the harbour;
• Report any incidents or maintenance requirements;
• Ensure that the port is ready to accept incoming vessels and undertake duties to enable
• Ensure that the port is ready to handle the discharge or loading of freight, fish or livestock;


More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is J
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.4202 per hour
  • 3 x Permanent Part Time posts for 201.6 Hours per Year
  • The post holder will be required to take part in an on call rota.
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • You must have the ability to travel throughout Shetland at short notice and where public transport is limited
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at The Scalloway Harbour Office, Scalloway

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Ross MacLennan, Small Ports Supervisor - 01595 744221 -

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

Information about Shetland

Shetland is an archipelago in the north of the British Isles where you'll find freedom, wildlife and wild beauty, but also a rich culture and dynamic, forward-looking society. The Islands have a thriving and diverse economy full of opportunities and offer residents the ideal work/life balance. Shetland combines stunning coastal landscapes and wide open spaces with friendly, bustling island communities. Factor in Shetland's impressive modern amenities, highly regarded schools and the Islands offer a work life balance rarely found elsewhere.

Find out more about:

Living and working in Shetland: here

The Shetland Islands Council: here



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