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 260-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.

 

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.

Marina Operative - MDL Hamble Marinas

Situated at the mouth of the River Hamble; Hamble Point and Port Hamble Marinas along with Mercury Yacht Harbour are considered to be its flagship sites. As an extremely busy and high profile visitor destination we aim to deliver the highest level of service and experience for our members and customers; demanding the very best from our team every day. 

To help us deliver exceptional service we are seeking to recruit a Marina Operative to assist with Dry Stack and boat yard operations at MDL Hamble Marinas.

You will be passionate about providing the best possible levels of customer service and will put the customer’s needs first every time. You will deliver an outstanding customer experience; exceeding expectations on a daily basis. This is a full time position working a 42 hours per week supporting the Dry Stack and boat yard activities. 

You will be flexible towards work location and may be required to work across the three Hamble locations to suit demand and business needs.

The prime tasks and responsibilities for this role are:

  • To provide a meet and greet service to visitors; directing traffic onto the site and dealing with initial site enquiries, recording all visitor details and proactively encourage and monitor contractor registration
  • Organise the berthing of boats to yield maximum occupancy, ensuring that all payments for services are received in accordance with the company’s finance policy.
  • To ensure the highest levels of customer service and experience at all times.
  • Complete all daily, weekly and monthly assigned tasks as required.
  • To carry out routine maintenance; ensuring the marina remains safe, secure, clean, tidy and well landscaped at all times and to complete the required safety checks.
  • Deliver operational process and systems in accordance with the quality management systems of the MDL Way.

Person specification:

  • Professional, proactive, positive attitude and a provider of first class customer service.
  • Flexible, numerate and self motivated.
  • Innovative in your approach to solving problems.
  • Team player.
  • Self motivated and able to work without supervision.
  • Have a customer focused philosophy permeating all your actions.
  • Results orientated with the drive to deliver and over perform.
  • Well presented and take a pride in your surroundings.

Required experience:

  • Computer literate.
  • Ability to swim.

Desired experience:

  • Marina operations.
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2.

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:

Andy Coles, Manager - MDL Hamble Marinas, Marina Developments Ltd, Hamble Point Marina, School Lane, Hamble, Hampshire SO31 4NB.

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Closing Date: Thursday 21st November 2018

 

Assistant Administrator - Cobb's Quay Marina, Poole

We currently require an Assistant Administrator to join the Team working at our Cobb’s Quay Marina in Poole.

The marina is a high profile, busy site, situated in Holes Bay, making it a popular visitor destination. Our aim is to deliver the highest level of service to our customers, which demands the best from our team every day.

The role will include:

  • Meeting and greeting customers at the Marina Receptions
  • Actively responding to enquiries and berth sales enquiries
  • To assist in the administration of the site, to include maintaining all computer records, raising invoices / credit notes, statements and month end procedures in accordance with laid down procedures.  
  • Support the Administrator to manage a strict site debt control policy in accordance with company procedure.   
  • Assist with daily banking and associated records, Purchase Ledger invoice coding and despatch for payment.
  • To provide secretarial assistance when required. 
  • Assist to market and promote all services associated with the site.

This is a full time position working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday.

The key requirements for this role are:

  • Self motivated and able to work with limited supervision
  • An ability to deliver the highest standards of customer service
  • A knowledge and enthusiasm for boats and boating is desirable.
  • Sound computer literacy & administration skills
  • A practical, resourceful and common sense approach
  • Enthusiastic and friendly with a flexible and positive ‘can do’ attitude 
  • Willingness to undertake further training and responsibilities

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:

Frank Gelder, Cobb's Quay Marina Manager, Marina Developments Ltd, Woodlands Avenue, Poole, Dorset BH15 4EL.

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Closing Date: Friday 22nd November 2018