Posted 17 March 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineBuilt Environment Recruitment
Contact NameMonika Gajda

Job description

We currently have a vacancy for Deckhand or suitably qualified Coxswain to carry out marine crew duties and provide support services to our Client based in Invergordon, Ross-shire.

Reporting to the Marine Crew Supervisor, the successful candidate will work as a member of the marine crew to optimise our Client's pilotage service and support the delivery of the company marine crew objectives.

Main responsibilities:

  • To man, operate and assist maintenance of all marine crafts

  • Capable of returning the marine craft to safe haven

  • Mooring - to tie up, provide services and let go vessels.

  • To maintain the company premises, facilities and equipment (including but not limited to general ground maintenance, painting, litter picking and any other general maintenance duties as required.

  • General marine duties (including but not limited to debris recovery, oil spill response and general launch maintenance)

  • To work on a rota system to meet the needs of the business; supporting training & development of crew members

  • To plan and execute maintenance for craft, equipment, and facilities and to complete marine craft checks

  • Other duties as required from time to time in order to meet the needs of the business


  • Previous experience in similar role

  • Experience working on-call/ out of hours

  • RYA Advanced Powerboat Certificate (or working towards certification) - candidates with less qualifications may be considered; experience working in marine operations is essential.

  • First Aid certificate (or working towards certification)

  • Offshore Sea Survival

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.