Port of Portland: 00:08:36 Sat 20/08/2022
Position Vacancies – Launch Master & General Purpose Hand (Casual)

Position Vacancies – Launch Master & General Purpose Hand (Casual)

Port of Portland is a logistics gateway for the Green Triangle Region, to the rest of Australia and the world, with connectivity to national road and rail networks. Strategically located on the southwest coast between Melbourne and Adelaide.

We are seeking applications from suitably qualified persons for the positions of Launch Master and General Purpose Hand (Casual) to support our existing towage crews.

Launch Master

Port of Portland is looking for a Launch Master to join the Marine Team. This position will be offered on a permanent basis. The Launch Master is responsible for the safe operation of Pilot vessels and linesboat for pilot transfers, mooring and launch services.

Applicants will need to hold a Master <24m (Near Coastal) Certificate of Competence and a Marine Engine Driver 3 (MED3).

General Purpose Hand (CASUAL) x 2

Port of Portland is looking for two (2) General Purpose Hands to join the Marine Team.  These positions will be offered on a casual basis. The General Purpose Hand assists the Launch Master in the safe operation of Pilot vessels and linesboat for pilot transfers, mooring and launch services.

Applicants will need a Certificate of Competence as a General Purpose Hand or equivalent.

The successful candidates for the above positions will need to be safety focused, work flexible hours and work as part of a team to deliver marine services. The successful candidates will be required to obtain or maintain a Maritime Security Identification Card (MSIC).

Send your application to: The Harbour Master, PO Box 292, Portland Vic 3305 or by email to: EMAIL

All enquiries should be directed to Andrew Hays, Harbour Master, on 0439 209 120 or via EMAIL    

Applications for the above positions close on Friday, 19 August 2022 at 4pm.

Port of Portland