Boat Master

Organisation: Scottish Canals

Salary: £30, 553.75 including allowances

Location: Falkirk Wheel

Scottish Canals is looking for a Boat Master to join our friendly team at The Falkirk Wheel! 

We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic, and motivated individual to join our team and work with us.

If you’re interested in boating and working at one of Scotland’s top visitor attractions, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.  The boat crew are front line customer service staff, welcoming visitors and leading them through The Falkirk Wheel boat trip experience.  

Our pace, personality and people make us amongst Scotland’s top visitor attractions. From welcoming thousands of international visitors, serving customers and creating memorable experiences. 

Full uniform and training will be provided.

Key Duties Include:

Ensuring compliance with the requirements of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency for the operation of the vessels and also for the maintenance of their Boat Master Licence
Being aware of, and adhering to, the contents of the Domestic Passenger Ships Safety Management Code.

To be successful you will have:

Must possess MCA Boat Master License (Tier 2, Level 1) or have fulfilled all training requirements to qualify for MCA Boat Master examination to take place.
Current ML5
Excellent interpersonal skills
A real enjoyment for dealing with the public
A confident, friendly, welcoming, helpful, engaging nature
The ability to deliver a professional service to customers
Comfortable dealing with an audience of visitors; including presenting to an audience 
Good time management and organisational skills
The ability to work well under pressure
A sense of own initiative with the ability to work effectively as part of a team
A flexible approach to the role
Crew member experience

This role attracts salary of £26700 per annum plus 11.25% variable hours allowance and £850 outdoor working allowance. You will work on a rota which may include weekends and bank holidays.

Application Deadline: Sunday 18/02/2024