Our people are the driving force behind our mission to keep the Haven safe. Whether they’re a pilot, crew member, engineer, surveyor or part of our administration team, everyone’s contribution is valued.

We strive to provide a great place to work, with an ethos of comradery, equal opportunities, and excellent working conditions. We value our employees; everyone is encouraged to take ownership of their development, and our people enjoy job security, competitive salaries and benefits, including:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Private medical cover

Current vacancies

Marine Pilot

We are looking to recruit our next generation of marine pilots.

Rostered watch pattern | Competitive salary and benefits | Access to industry-leading training

Closing date: 20 August 2018
Interviews: September 2018

Marine Fitter

Work as part of a team that provides an all-encompassing and proactive service maintaining the Authority’s fleet of vessels.

40 hour week | Competitive salary and benefits | Opportunities for career development.

Closing date: 30 July 2018
Interviews: August 2018


“Having worked at Harwich Haven Authority for 10 years, I still enjoy making a significant contribution to the organisation – I always go that extra mile to resolve any problems. I am constantly developing my skills, using new training products and systems.”

Matt Pearson, Senior Marine Fitter