Ref: 1623311

Original Listing

Company: 1623311

Salary: £32,842 - £35,362

Closing Date: Closing date: 2 Apr 2019

Location: Scotland

Second Officer (IRC69005)

Second Officer
£32,842 - £35,362

We are currently seeking applications for Second Officers within Marine Scotland (Compliance) on board the Government’s Marine Patrol Vessels. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range.

The Marine Patrol Vessels are involved in monitoring compliance with International, UK and National rules and regulations of licensed activities in the marine environment around Scotland out to 200 miles and beyond when required. This includes enforcing UK, EU and International fisheries laws and regulations. This is intended to assist the conservation of fish stocks and in creating the conditions necessary for the existence of a modern and sustainable sea fishing industry.

Qualifications Required
Candidates must hold a minimum of an unlimited Officer of the Watch certificate of competency, be fully certificated to meet STCW (as amended) requirements. Other qualifications equivalent to these may also be acceptable, if you are in any doubt please contact Caroline Hutton at to discuss.

Essential Criteria
1. Candidates must have experience of being a solo watch keeping officer, and confident manoeuvring in close quarter situations.
2. Successful applicants must have experience of inspecting and monitoring fire fighting and lifesaving appliances and the ability to describe this process.
3. Must have experience of managing an electronic and paper charting system and explain the statuary standard.
4. Marine Scotland and up-to-date industry knowledge; with candidates also competent at boarding other vessels whilst at sea.

For further details and to apply online, visit our website at To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via our website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Caroline Hutton who can be reached at or 0131 244 4194.

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0131 244 3963 or via