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Chief Executive Officer, Waterways Ireland: An Exciting & Challenging Leadership Opportunity
Waterways Ireland is responsible for the management, maintenance, development, restoration and promotion of the inland navigable waterway system throughout the island, principally for recreational and tourism purposes. It has responsibility for approximately 1,000km of navigable waterways. With a staff of…
Jobs: Vacancy for Operations Officer at Irish Lights. Above Afloat's photo of ILV Granuaile an aids to navigation vessel which among its duties is buoy deployment and recovery along the coast but also offshore throughout the entire coastline of the island of Ireland. The vessel is seen moving astern in the ship's homeport of Dun Laoghaire Harbour.
A vacancy at sea is sought from the Commissioners of Irish Lights for the position of an Operations Officer on board their aids to navigation management and maintenance tender ILV Granuaile. The role in Irish Lights will be both challenging…
File image of Rosslare Europort
Iarnród Éireann is inviting applications for the position of Harbour Master at Rosslare Europort. The closing date is Friday 29 October for suitably qualified candidates for the job — which would involve overseeing the safe and efficient management Ireland’s second-busiest…
Appledore shipyard in Cornwall, UK is hosting career open days this week, Thursday and Friday. Above Afloat adds is the covered building hall of the shipyard on the banks of the River Torridge where the last ship floated-out was the Irish Naval Service L.E. George Bernard Shaw in March 2018. Late last month, Afloat also adds the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson paid a visit to the newly acquired Harland & Wolff (Appledore) shipyard. At the re-opening of the Cornish shipyard the PM commented that this will be a fantastic opportunity for the entire UK. We must get on and “build, build, build”.
Initial steps to getting local workers back through the gates of Appledore Shipyard in the UK began last week with two careers open days. New operator Harland & Wolff is hosting to events at the Cornish site for prospective employees…
CH Marine Seeks Sales & Admin Staffer For Expanding Paddle & Water Sports Division
CH Marine is currently recruiting for a sales and administration person for Bantry Bay Canoes, the busy and expanding kayaking and watersports division based at its Skibbereen outlet. A proficient knowledge of all codes of paddling is essential, alongside modern…
SEMRU Seeking Postdoctoral Researcher In Maritime Transport Economics
The Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit (SEMRU) at NUI Galway is now inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for a four-year full-time, fixed-term contract as a postdoctoral researcher. Working with colleagues in SEMRU, the successful candidate will produce research aimed at…
AFLOAT captured one of DPC's pair of tugs, Beaufort named after the Irishman who invented the world-renowned wind-scale / sea-state related measurement. Aptly the tug is seen in somewhat blustery conditions while in the vicinity of containership Katharina B arriving within the port when heading into Alexandra Basin (East). Note the container cell-structure affixed to the ship's superstructure, so to enable to guide 'box's into position when in port using shore-side gantry cranes.
Afloat has noted that the Dublin Port Company is currently recruiting for roles at sea and those ashore as part of efforts to achieve the port's Masterplan: 2012-2040, writes Jehan Ashmore. The objectives of such job roles, requires skilled, dedicated…
Marine Institute Recruiting For Temporary Roles In Marine Spatial Planning
The Marine Institute is recruiting for a number of temporary roles relating to marine spatial planning and the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). These eight positions include three team leader roles, in environmental data reporting and co-ordination, data services co-ordination,…
Howth Yacht Club and its Marina in north County Dublin
Howth Yacht Club, in County Dublin is one of Ireland’s premier yacht clubs, wishes to recruit a Club Manager. Although previously advertised last March, the recruitment process was halted due to the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions. The position is now being…
Irish Coast Guard helicopter on patrol
The closing date to apply for the role of Watch Officer with the Irish Coast Guard is this coming Thursday 30 April. Afloat.ie previously reported on vacancies at the coastguard’s three Marine Rescue Coordination Centres in Dublin, Malin Head in…
Watch Officer in the Irish Coast Guard (IRCG)
The Irish Coast Guard, a Division of the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has vacancies for Watch Officers at its three Marine Rescue Coordination Centres in Dublin, Malin Head,Co Donegal and Valentia, Co Kerry. The IRCG provides a nationwide…
RNLI Recruiting For Summer Media Placement At Ireland Base
The RNLI is offering a paid summer media engagement placement based at Swords in North Dublin. This full-time temporary role (for between three and six months) interviews on the week of Monday 13 April and would be best suited to someone…
Fisheries officers Christine Meehan (South Western River Basin District) and Carl Owens (Eastern River Basin District) with Steven McKenna, Assistant Inspector for the South Eastern River Basin District
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has launched its 2020 recruitment campaign for seasonal fisheries officers nationwide. The positions will see the successful applicants support the development and protection of Ireland’s angling resource during the summer period. There are numerous roles available…
Howth Yacht Club’s marina and clubhouse
Howth Yacht Club is seeking to recruit a new club manager, to assume overall responsibility for administration, marine and hospitality at the North Dublin club. One of Ireland’s premier yacht clubs, Howth Yacht Club (HYC) has over 1,600 members and…
Great Blasket Island off Co Kerry is a popular tourist destination in the summer months
A whopping 23,000 applications have been received for two unique summer jobs on Great Blasket Island, as RTÉ News reports. Afloat.ie previously noted the huge response to the vacancies on the usually uninhabited Co Kerry island — for two people,…
Great Blasket Island off Co Kerry is a popular tourist destination in the summer months
The owners of three rental cottages on Great Blasket Island have been “inundated” with queries about a caretaker vacancy on the Co Kerry island, according to Extra.ie. The “unique” job position advertised on the Great Blasket Island Twitter account calls…

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