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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.

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Current vacancies:

Endeavour Quay – Boat Yard Operative

Premier Endeavour Quay is seeking to recruit into a Boat Yard Operative to join its small but dedicated lifting team. The team work within a busy boatyard operation in Gosport whilst offering a high level of customer service they lift some of the fastest and biggest yachts in the Solent. 

Previous experience and knowledge of the marine sector is preferred. Forklift licence essential. Mobile crane licence preferred but not essential. Full training on all plant provided. 

Premier Marinas are an Investor in People employer and offer excellent benefits such as Private Medical Insurance and Pension scheme subject to scheme rules.

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter stating why you are applying for the role and your salary expectation to Tracey Jefkins, Head of HR, Head Office, Swanwick Marina, Southampton, Hants, SO31 1ZL or by e-mail to office@premiermarinas.com. Closing date for applications: 17th June 2015
Part Time Marina Maintenance - Swanwick

Duties will include: 
General repair and maintenance of all marina pontoons, services and facilities both afloat and ashore. Carrying out tasks as directed by Duty Managers and ensuring high standards of all maintenance and repairs whilst also being responsible for the overall cleanliness for the site. This will also involve the control of all refuse bins, re-cycling, waste oil, batteries, cardboard, metals and wood.
Ideal Candidates will need to demonstrate:
  • Previous practical experience in the following areas:  Basic woodwork, Plumbing, Decorating and some understanding of mechanical systems.
  • Personal pride in their work and passion for delivering outstanding levels of customer service, a “can do” attitude and flexible approach to team work.
The role includes outdoor working in all weathers and will include some weekends, bank/public holidays.  Previous experience would be a major advantage but training, where required, can be given. A full diving license is essential.

If you would like to be part of a developing team delivering excellent customer service and believe you have the key skills and knowledge required please apply in writing to Tracey Jefkins, HR Manager supported by a current CV and covering letter describing why you are applying for the role.
Closing date for applications: Friday 20th June 2015. Successful applicants will be contacted and invited for interview within 1 week of the closing date.

Dry Stack Operative - Swanwick

Swanwick Marina is seeking to recruit a Dry Stack Operative to join its new and growing Dry Stack operation. This role is full time including weekends and bank holidays and offers an excellent opportunity to join a marina having just completed a £5.8m redevelopment making it the preferred location on the river Hamble.
Previous experience and knowledge of the marine sector is preferred. A full driving licence is essential. A forklift licence is desirable but not essential as full training on all plant can be provided. 
 
Premier Marinas are an Investor in People employer and offer excellent benefits such as Private Medical Insurance and Pension scheme subject to scheme rules.
 
To apply please send your CV and a covering letter stating why you are applying for the role and your salary expectation to Tracey Jefkins, Head of HR, Head Office, Swanwick Marina, Southampton, Hants, SO31 1ZL or by e-mail to office@premiermarinas.com. Closing date for applications: 20th June 2015


Swanwick Marina have a vacancy for a Marina Host

This role is customer facing and would offer an excellent opportunity for the right person who enjoys meeting and welcoming people to a First Class Marina.  The role involves working outside in all weathers and includes working some weekends and bank/public holidays as part of a 4 days on, 4 days off rota.

The position can be demanding at times and therefore the personal qualities we are looking for include but are not limited to:

  • Strong and confident interpersonal skills
  • Professional friendly manner
  • Ability and willingness to work on your own initiative and be proactive
  • Reliable with a strong sense of responsibility
  • Calm, polite and can cope working under pressure
  • Proven experience in a customer service facing role
If you believe that you have the skills we are looking for please send a CV and covering letter explaining why you might be a suitable candidate together with your salary expectations to: Tracey Jefkins, Head of HR,  Head Office, Swanwick Marina, Southampton, Hants, SO31 1ZL or by e-mail to office@premiermarinas.com. Closing date for applications: 20th June 2015.
Vacancies at Brighton Marina
Premier Marinas are currently recruiting for a number of full time positions. Brighton Marina is the UK’s largest marina. Premier are an Investor in People employer and offer excellent benefits such as Private Medical Insurance and Pension scheme subject to scheme rules.

To apply for either role, please send your CV and covering letter including your reasons for application to: Tracey Jefkins, Head of HR, via email: office@premiermarinas.com Closing date for all vacant role 24th June 2015. Please ensure you state which position you are applying for. Successful applicants will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date.

1, Experienced Industrial Painter/ Decorator.
The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the high standards of finish and cleanliness of all the company’s internal and external painted areas. Hours 08:00 – 16:30 Monday to Friday.

Duties will include: Painting and preparation of timber, masonry, and steelwork. Areas include, pontoons, facility buildings, plant, work boats and areas maintained by Premier Marinas such as the lock, some car parks and other buildings. 

Ideal candidates will demonstrate: Suitable qualifications and experience. You will need to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the appropriate products required to withstand the harsh marine.

2, Boatyard Administrator
The successful candidate will join a small hard working team at the UK’s largest marina. This is a customer facing role and the successful applicant will need excellent customer service skills with a strong planning and organisational ability. The role will require working some weekends and bank/public holidays as part of a shift rota.

Duties will include: Planning daily schedules for the boatyard team, including logistics and time planning. Communicating with berth holders as to when their vessel is due to lift, and when it has been lifted. Communication must be maintained via telephone and email and is essential. The Boatyard Administrator works closely with the Boatyard Supervisor and is based at the Boatyard Office during the busy periods. Some cross working is required with the Marina Office admin team including invoicing, month & period end preparation and working on the reception desk.

Ideal candidates will demonstrate: Applicants must be computer literate and a previous experience in a customer service role is essential. A knowledge of boats would be very desirable. Strong planning and organisational skills are essential.

3, Boatyard Supervisor.

Our busy boatyard provides first class lifting and associated services to both our berth holders and visitors to the marina. 

Duties will include: You will be working as part of an experienced and dedicated team, leading on all aspects of the business including health and safety, customer care, profitability of the operation and training.

Ideal candidates will demonstrate: Working on a rota which includes some alternate Saturdays, experience of boat handling, lifting and the associated equipment, such as boat hoist, static crane, boat mover and fork lift would be a distinct advantage but not essential. The role has challenging tasks and involves working outdoors in all weather conditions. 

The successful applicant must have good communication and IT skills, be flexible and have the ability to fit in with a small team leading excellent customer service.