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Full Time & Part Time Vacancies

FULL TIME SECURITY OFFICER

A full-time permanent position has become available for a Security Officer in the Landside Services Department of the Portland Port Group of Companies.

Reporting directly to the Deputy Manager Police and Security, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

As the first point of contact for visitors and customers entering the port this is a high-profile position requiring excellent interpersonal skills, professional manner, and smart appearance.

Port Security Officers have unique and privileged access to secure information and therefore need to demonstrate discretion and confidentiality.

Ideally the candidate should hold or be working towards an SIA license. 

This post involves shift working, covering 24/7 and a flexible approach to working hours is essential.

For further details and to apply please download the application form.   Completed application forms to be returned to Personnel Manager by post or by e-mail to recruitment@portland-port.co.uk

Closing Date for Application is 31st July 2021

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Job Description for Security Officer

Person Specification for Security Officer


Casual Employment

Please see below for details about casual positions that are currently available.

Marine Department

CASUAL EMPLOYMENT - MARINE DEPARTMENT – ENGINEERS

Portland Harbour Authority operates a fleet of 3 harbour tugs.

Applications are invited from suitable personnel from a marine engineering related background to join the Harbour Authority’s casual roster for work within the Marine Department.

Ideally the applicant should be in possession of a STCW III/I Marine Engineering EOOW qualification.

Those wishing to be considered for a place on the casual list should register by completing one of the casual registration forms which can be downloaded using the link below and return it by post to the address on the registration form or by e-mailing it to: recruitment@portland-port.co.uk

Download the Casual Registation form by clicking HERE

CASUAL EMPLOYMENT - MARINE DEPARTMENT – DECK CREW

Portland Harbour Authority operates several vessels, including Pilot Boats, Tugs, workboats and a harbour patrol RIB. Applications are invited from suitable personnel from a marine related background to join the Harbour Authority’s casual roster for work within the Marine Department.

Ideally the applicant should be in possession of a Boatmasters Certificate, however all applications will be considered with regard to relevant positions on the Port’s vessels.

Those wishing to be considered for a place on the casual list should register by completing one of the casual registration forms which can be downloaded using the link below and return it by post to the address on the registration form or by e-mailing it to: recruitment@portland-port.co.uk

Download the Casual Registation form by clicking HERE


Police & Security Department

Applications are invited from suitable people to join the Harbour Authority’s casual roster for work within the Security Department.

The Port has a fast-growing cruise operation and always requires extra security staff to assist, especially during the cruise season, usually between April and October.  The ship visits can fall on a weekday or a weekend, with the length of the call varying in duration on the day.  Other duties can include manning cruise reception desk and ship gangway security, which would be specifically suited to applicants who favour night working.

The role can be physically demanding, and applicants will have a degree of flexibility with regards to availability and working times.

Ideally the applicant should be in possession of a SIA Level 2 Qualification, however applicants with any relevant experience will be considered and training will also be given. A full UK driving licence is required for this role.

We would particularly welcome female applicants as it is our legal requirement, under government legislation, to provide female staff to carry out relevant searches as required.

Those wishing to be considered for a place on the casual list should register by completing one of the casual registration forms which can be downloaded using the link below and return it by post to the address on the registration form or by e-mailing it to: recruitment@portland-port.co.uk

Download the Casual Registation form by clicking HERE