Marine Trainer

Location: Trinity Buoy Wharf

Contract Type: Full-time

Closing Date: 05 July 2024

Salary: Competitive

Hours of Work: 42

Marine Trainer

Marine Trainer



  • Scheduling and delivery of the company’s internal Boatmasters Licence (BML) training program in line with the Fleet Operations department Strategic Workforce Plan (SWP)
  • Managing the company’s Marine Apprentices, including attending regular performance reviews with each apprentice and the main training provider, and arranging all apprenticeship-related training courses, both internal and external
  • Providing guidance and nurturing to each apprentice throughout the program
  • Liaising with MCA on the scheduling of BML examinations for all internal trainees
  • Producing and maintaining reports and records for all BML license and specialist endorsement training activities
  • Manage and maintain resources for all BML related training courses
  • Experienced boat handler on single and twin-screw vessels, with Boatmasters’ Licence (Tier 1 Level 2) or alternative qualification as set out in MSN 1853
  • Experience in teaching the generic maritime syllabus to BML T1L2 or Yachtmaster Offshore, level or above
  • Experience of working to, and the ability to deliver training on, MCA codes and regulations including ISM and DSM
  • Experienced leader with the ability to mentor and coach staff/crew
  • Taking command of the appropriate company vessels when being used for BML course boat-handling training - desirable
  • Ability to identify improvement areas and communicate these upwards
  • Ability to respond quickly and take a “hands on approach”
  • Calm disposition with the ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data to produce management information (MI) reports
  • Able to proactively plan and manage tasks
  • Organised and capable of multitasking whilst delivering to high standards
  • Team player who enjoys working in a changeable fast-paced environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)



Where: You’ll be based at our offices at Clipper House, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London E14 0JY.



Working Hours: Monday - Friday



Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 (Depending on experience)



So why apply?

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers are London's leading River Bus service. Our fleet of high speed catamarans provide commuters and sightseers with a unique way to travel around the capital. We carry around 5 million passengers a year and currently employ around 470 people, which is set to increase over the next few years.



We are an entrepreneurial and inclusive organisation that was voted “Employer of the Year” at the 2017 London Transport Awards and “Ferry Operator of the year” this year. There is real potential for internal development and promotion within our business and internal succession is one of our core principles. Our values: Trusted to do the Right Thing, Great Place to Work, Be Excellent and Respect allow our employees to excel in their careers with us and be Best in Class, Always.



Our commitment to inclusion

We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. We believe in equality of opportunity for all and our approach to recruitment and selection is fair, open and based purely on merit. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.

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