At Orkney Islands Council Marine Services, we recognise that the people we employ are our greatest asset.

We therefore seek to attract the best people, provide them with the opportunities to develop their skills and encourage them to make their career with us. Working for marine Services could take you further than you ever thought possible.

Career development is fundamental to our success. It promotes a culture of continuous self-development; provides a stimulus for personal and business growth; complements our appraisal process; and, importantly, supports an individual's ongoing development plans.

Marine Services is always looking for individuals with exceptional talent coupled with business experience. If your background is in any of the areas of port operations, and you would like to pursue a career with Marine Services, please contact us at with your CV.

Marine Services is an equal opportunities employer and no terminology in these adverts is intended to discriminate on any grounds. We confirm that we will gladly accept applications from any persons matching the skills requirements for these roles.

It is unlawful for us to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. Unless the adverts state otherwise, please ensure you have this permission before applying as documentary evidence will be required.

Current Vacancies

Chief Engineer Ship and Shore: OT-1/2017

Closing Date: 29/09/2017 5:00pm

A full-time position as Chief Engineer Ship and Shore based has arisen with Orkney Towage Co Ltd.

Required minimum Certificate of Competence; STCW 111/2 Chief Engineer tugs only up to 6000 kW up to 30 miles from a safe haven.

The Company operates three 3000 KW ASD tugs in Scapa Flow, Orkney.

The leave/work rota is based on a 2 weeks on duty, 2 weeks on leave, when ship based, otherwise a 37 hour, 5 day week when shore based; with pro rata holiday entitlement as per administration staff.

The salary is £40,687 per annum, inclusive.

For an application pack please download below or contact:

The Technical Superintendent
Orkney Towage Company Ltd
Harbour Authority Building
Scapa, KW15 1SG
Tel: +44 (0)1856 87 3636
Fax: +44 (0)1856 873012

Closing date for applications is Friday 29 September 2017