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.

Night Marina Operatives - MDL Chichester Marinas

We currently require two Night Marina Operatives to join the Tteam working at our Chichester Harbour Marinas.

You will be based at Sparkes and Northney Marinas, which are high profile, busy sites, situated in Chichester Harbour making them 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:

  • Overseeing the berthing allocations of vessels    
  • Assisting in actively marketing and promoting the marina and associated services
  • Maintaining the security of the site

This is a full time position working a 12 hour night, on a four on four off rota pattern. You will be based at Sparkes Marina however; you will also be required to work at Northney Marina.

The key requirements for this role are:

  • An ability to deliver the highest standards of customer service
  • Good practical boating skills
  • Self motivated and able to work without supervision
  • Innovative in your approach to solving problems
  • Current computer literacy
  • A practical, resourceful and common sense approach
  • Enthusiastic and friendly with a flexible and positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability 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:

John Cadman, Assistant Manager MDL - Chichester Harbour Marinas, Marina Developments Ltd, Northney Marina, Northney Road, Hayling Island, Hampshire PO11 0NH.

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Closing Date: Sunday 30th September 2018