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Careers

WORKING WITH PREMIER MARINAS 

We embrace the concepts of team working to achieve high levels of productivity and quality standards through employees who think and act as part of management. We adopt an integrated management team approach, with problem solving and decision making being effected quickly at the lowest level and without undue bureaucracy.

To achieve this, we recognise the benefit derived from investing in people through training and development to constantly improve efficiency, productivity, quality and satisfaction in employment through a mutual recognition of each others' motivations and goals. Premier Marinas Limited has held the Investors in People accreditation since 2000.

Premier Marinas Investors in People Silver

Current vacancies:

Brighton Marina - Duty Manager

As part of the marina’s management team you will be responsible for all aspects of running one of the largest marinas in the UK. Applicants must have extensive experience in leadership and problem solving in order to deliver the highest levels of customer service to our customers. Duties will include the liaison with berth holders, managing staff, project management, generating sales and increasing retention, liaising with visitors, on site tenants, stakeholders and contractors as well as driving our own busy boat yard. 

Applicants for the role must have previous supervisory experience and good communication skills, be flexible and have the ability to fit in with a small team dedicated to offering excellent customer service. Experience of working within a marina or the marine environment and with knowledge of boatyard handling equipment would be advantageous. 

The position will be working as part of a rota system with summer and winter hours depending on the demand of the marina, the role will also include working some weekends and bank/public holidays. 

Premier Marinas is an accredited Investors in People and equal opportunities employer, staff benefits include; competitive salary dependant on experience, 22 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays, Pension, & Private Medical Insurance .

If you believe you have the skills we are looking for please send a CV and covering letter to, Tracey Jefkins, Head of HR, Swanwick Marina, Swanwick, Southampton, Hants, SO31 1ZL. Applicants should advise what their salary expectations are and their covering letter should relate to the core skills and competencies detailed in the advertisement.

Closing dates for applications Friday 29th July 2016. Successful applicants will be contacted within 1 week of the closing date.
Brighton Marina - Berthing Master  

Premier is looking for a full time Berthing Master. You will be part of a small, hardworking team dealing with berth holders and visitors needs at a 24 hour marina.

As part of the Premier Marinas group, Brighton is dedicated to offering excellent standards of customer service and facilities. The successful candidate will be joining a dedicated team of individuals who work hard every day of the week to provide the highest levels of customer service and satisfaction.  

The role will be demanding at times and therefore the personal qualities we are looking for are:
  • Proven experience of boat knowledge, handling and or towing
  • Strong & confident interpersonal skills 
  • Must have a ‘’nothing is too much trouble’’ attitude
  • Ability and willingness to work on your own initiative and be proactive
  • Reliable with a  strong sense of responsibility
  • Be able to stay calm under pressure
The Berthing Master works as part of a 12 hour day & night shift rota which covers 24 hours and 7 days a week, including Bank Holidays. 
 
Knowledge of boats and cash handling would be advantageous together with a familiarity of modern office computer systems. This role requires you to work outside in all weather conditions and you must be confident on and around water.

Please apply, enclosing a CV and covering letter stating why you are applying for the role to: Tracey Jefkins, Premier Marinas Ltd, Head Office, Swanwick Marina, Swanwick, Southampton, Hampshire, SO31 1ZL or email the same to office@premiermarinas.com Closing Date: 22th July 2016. Successful applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date.

Swanwick Marina - Dockmaster

 The position of “Dockmaster” has become available at Premier’s Swanwick Marina. Dockmasters must be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to understand and deliver excellent customer service.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to carry out both marina and boatyard operations.
  • Ability to learn and use Havenstar marina management software.
  • The management of marina berths and the handling of money and recording data.
  • A “Can do” attitude and flexible approach to team work.

This role includes outdoor working in all weathers on a shift rota which will include some weekends, bank/public holidays and night shifts. The normal shift pattern will be 4 x 12 hour days/nights, followed by 4 days off which is subject to change due to the seasonal requirements of the business.

Previous experience would be a major advantage but training, where required, will be given. A full driving licence is essential.

If you would like to be part of the team delivering excellent customer service and believe that you have the key skills and knowledge required, please apply in writing to Tracey Jefkins, HR Manager and include a current CV and covering letter describing why you are applying for the role and your salary expectation. Please email your application to traceyj@premiermarinas.com by the Monday 8th August 2016. Successful applicants will be contacted and invited for interview within 2 weeks of the closing date.