Careers Overview

As Europe’s leading marina group we take training and development seriously. We encourage all our managers to take the Marina Institute’s Certificated Marina Manager qualification and aim to nurture the skills and abilities of every member of our 280-plus team. And our commitment pays off - both in the loyalty of our staff and in the number of customers who come back to us time and again. We can’t promise that we’ve a position available but it’s still worth getting in touch. Rest assured that if you do join us, you can look forward to being part of an exciting future.


Investors in People

The Investors in People Standard is a business improvement tool designed to advance an organisation's performance through its people. Developed in 1990 by a partnership of leading businesses and national organisations, the Standard helps organisations to improve performance and realise objectives through the management and development of their people. Since it was developed, the Standard has been reviewed every 3 years to ensure that it remains relevant, accessible and attractive to all. 

MDL Marinas is a proud member of the Investor in People Standard in order to improve the service it offers to all of its customers. For more information, please visit the website


Current Vacancies

It is company policy to employ the best qualified personnel and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of their sex, race, pregnancy, disability, marital or family status, age, sexual orientation, religious beliefs or trades union membership.

Dockmaster - Ocean Village Marina, Southampton

We currently have a vacancy for the position of a Dockmaster to join the team working at Ocean Village Marina. Ocean Village is a busy marina situated in Southampton and with a new 5 star hotel, restaurants and cinemas on site, the marina is a busy visitor destination. We also accommodate superyachts and charter vessels. Our aim is to deliver a 5 star service to our customers and visitors throughout the season emulating the service in the Southampton Harbour Hotel & Spa.

This is a full time position, working 42hrs a week, which includes weekends and bank holidays.

The key requirements for this role are:

  • An ability to deliver the highest standards of customer service
  • Enthusiastic and friendly with a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Self motivated and able to work without supervision
  • Computer literacy, including social media & administration skills
  • A practical, resourceful and common sense approach
  • Ability to carry out general maintenance tasks
  • Able to swim

MDL Marinas offers a competitive salary package plus bonus scheme, company uniform, and following your probationary period, a subsidised health cash plan. There is also full on-job training leading to industry-recognised qualifications. MDL Marinas are an equal opportunities employer.

If you think you have the ability to succeed in this role and would like to join a highly motivated team and take part in a new challenge we would like to hear from you. Please email for a full job description or submit your letter of application marked ‘Private & Confidential’ making reference to the prime tasks and responsibilities to:

Debbie Burns CMM, Marina Developments Ltd, Ocean Village Marina, 2 Channel Way, Southampton, Hampshire SO14 3TG.

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Closing Date: Sunday 1st July 2018