Marine Pilots are required to assist ships when entering and leaving the harbour, they will board moving vessels from a high powered harbour launch, often climbing high ladders to access the vehicles. They will have a precise knowledge of the harbour, and will take into account weather conditions, underwater conditions, tides, weight and operational characteristics of the vessel.
Marine Pilots traditionally have experience as Ship's Officer prior to becoming pilots. The Maritime Training Academy have developed a Diploma that will help when looking for employment.
- Good communication skill
- Comfortable working on the water and working with heights
- Good team working skills.
£35,000 to £55,000