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UPDATED:

21.05.24 Full Time Police Support Officer position added

Ongoing - Applications for casual security staff and casual marine deck crew welcomed


Full Time & Part Time Vacancies

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FULL TIME POLICE SUPPORT OFFICER

Added 21.05.24

A full-time position has become available for a Police Support Officer within the Landside Services Department of the Portland Port Group of Companies

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

Previous experience as a Special Constable or Home Office Community Support Officer or in any security industry role would be an advantage.

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.

Police Support Officers have unique and privileged access to secure information and therefore need to demonstrate discretion and confidentiality.   

A radio operator’s licence would also be an advantage, but the required training will be given.

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

Salary: c. £28,000

Closing Date for Applications: 31 July 2023

See below attachments for further details:

To apply for this position, download and complete an application form and e-mail it to 
recruitment@portland-port.co.uk or it can be posted to the address below: 

Mrs L Green
Personnel Manager
Portland Port
Castletown
Portland
DT5 1PP


Casual Employment

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


Marine Department

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 first aid Certificate, however all applications will be considered with regard to deck crew 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

CASUAL SECURITY STAFF

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 ship gangway security and vessel protection, which would be specifically suited to applicants who favour night working.

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

A SIA Level 2 Qualification would be desirable but not essential.

Applicants with any relevant experience will be considered with any appropriate training given as required.

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 require

Those wishing to be considered for a place on the casual list should register their interest by downloading, completing and returning the registration form. 

Download the Casual Registation form by clicking HERE

Please return the completed registration form by email or by post: -

By email to: recruitment@portland-port.co.uk

By post to:

Personnel Manager
Portland Port
Castletown
Portland
Dorset
DT5 1PP