If you enjoy working outside and want to explore a career within the marine leisure industry, this could be a new opportunity for you.

The position of Boatyard Operative has become available at Sovereign Harbour in Eastbourne. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual, with a flexible work ethic, to join a small, hardworking and friendly team.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to understand and deliver excellent customer service
  • Flexibility and adaptability to both marina and boatyard operations
  • “A can do” attitude and flexible approach to team work

This role includes working outdoors in all weathers and may require some weekend and bank holiday working.

A good knowledge of boats and experience driving plant would be a significant advantage but not essential as training, where required, will be given. In all cases we will support you to grow your skills and assist you to reach your potential.

Job role
Boatyard Operative
Rota incl. weekends and bank holiday
Job type
Full time
Job location
Sovereign Harbour
Eastbourne 004 NW Mixed Content Block 952X664

Premier Marinas offers a competitive salary and pension, 24/7 access to an online GP, Private Medical Cover plus 25 days annual leave incl. additional birthday leave and other benefits, alongside training and development opportunities delivered through our dedicated online academy.

If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to still apply. Full training can be provided, and you may be just the right candidate for this or for any other roles we have – apply today!

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We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We believe that diverse talent makes us stronger and are proud to be an ‘Investors in People’ accredited organisation. 

The successful candidate must, by the commencement of employment, have the right to work in the UK. Our Applicant Privacy Policy is available on our website.

Successful applicants will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date. We reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date should a suitable candidate be found.