Graduate Assistant Hydrographic Surveyor

26 June 2024

Starting Salary £32,000 with incremental rises | Comprehensive benefits package | Career Graded post | Permanent contract

Are you ready to launch your career in the maritime sector and make a real impact? Join Harwich Haven Authority and be part of a forward-thinking, innovative team dedicated to ensuring the safe, sustainable and efficient use of the Haven.  

At Harwich Haven Authority we are proud to protect, conserve and enhance the Haven for future generations. To support this vision, we are seeking an Assistant Hydrographic Surveyor to join our Harbour Engineering department. 

As our Assistant Hydrographic Surveyor, you will embark on a comprehensive, tailored training programme that blends on-the-job experience with professional development courses, ensuring you gain the skills and knowledge needed to excel. 

You will receive guidance from experienced mentors who will support you throughout your journey, offering insights and advice to help you navigate your career path. You will have the opportunity to explore various departments and functions within the Authority, gaining a holistic understanding of our organisation and connect with a diverse group of professionals, including senior leaders, and industry experts, expanding your professional network.  


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We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds. If you are looking for a varied and fulfilling opportunity that will enable you to develop the skills to have a long-standing career in the maritime industry, please apply by sending your CV and covering letter to Lisa Johnson at [email protected]

You must be able to provide us with your eligibility to work in the UK prior to the first interview stage. This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.  

Closing Date: Friday 19 July 2024

First stage interviews – week commencing Monday 29 July 2024.

Second stage interviews – week commencing Monday 5 August 2024.