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At MDL we’re well aware that it’s people, not pontoons, who ensure our success.

That’s why we go to great lengths to choose the right people to join us – energetic, enthusiastic and talented individuals who share our passion for first-class customer service.

If you’re thinking of working in marina management, administration or are interested in marina operations generally, there’s no better place to make your career.

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 - Chatham Maritime Marina, Kent

We currently require a Marina Operative to join the Team working at Chatham Maritime Marina

Marina Operative - Chatham Maritime Marina, Kent

We currently require a Marina Operative to join the Team working at Chatham Maritime Marina.

You will be based at Chatham Maritime Marina, situated on the Medway River which offers first-class berthing and marina services, and is 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.

This is a full-time position, working on a 2 week rotational pattern, 0730-1930 with a requirement to alter working pattern to cover Holiday/Sickness on both Day/Night shift.  

The successful applicant will be required to attend a 3 day First Aid at Work Course, health and safety training and familiarisation training in the first month.

The role will include:  

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

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

Please apply in writing to:  

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. 

Emma Crompton, Marina Manager, Chatham Maritime Marina,  Leviathan Way, Chatham, Kent ME4 4LP

Email:  |  Tel: 01634 899200

Please mark your application “Strictly Private & Confidential – Addressee Only”

Closing Date: 25th October 2020

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