South Hams District Council/West Devon Borough Council
Salary Up to £46,043 per annum
Salcombe Harbour is located in the Salcombe Estuary which is within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and is in a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). It is a unique harbour with a world-renowned reputation as a sailing destination and offers a safe haven for c 6,500 visiting yachts each year; a base for the Salcombe shell fishing fleet and a natural habitat for an abundance of wildlife.
An exciting opportunity now exists for the right calibre of candidate to fill the role of Salcombe Harbour Master. This is a high profile position within the Council. We are looking for an exceptional individual who possesses not only the required maritime and technical qualification and substantial experience in this field but someone who has flair, drive, enthusiasm and commitment to deliver continuous service improvement in a totally customer focused business.
The post holder will formulate and deliver the strategic management plan for the harbour, advised by the Salcombe Harbour Board. Managing a significant budget and leading a dedicated team to ensure the continued integrity and development of the harbour for our customers. The post holder will also contribute to the Council’s wider maritime responsibilities which include the Dartmouth Lower Ferry and our responsibilities for beach, coast and estuary protection and development.
Closing date: Monday 7 May 2018