Deputy Harbour Master – Mallaig Harbour Authority


Permanent contract

35 hours per week; Competitive salary

35 days annual leave; Pension scheme

Mallaig Harbour Authority are looking to recruit a Deputy Harbour Master to support the Harbour Master in directing and coordinating the provision of a safe and efficient service in the Port, that meets relevant statutory requirements for safe navigation. All applicants should have the longer term ambition and attitude to succeed the present Harbour Master.

Mallaig Harbour is a busy West Coast Port, servicing the fishing and Aquaculture industries, and providing infrastructure for lifeline ferry services operated by CalMac and private operators. Operated by Mallaig Harbour Authority, a Trust Port, there are exciting plans for development, and we are now looking to strengthen the management team.

The successful candidate will have previous relevant experience at a senior level with an in-depth working knowledge of the Port Marine Safety Code and legislation governing marine operations. They will hold an STCW II/2 ≥3000GTMasters Certificate of Competency or equivalent. They will have the ability to lead, whilst being a team player. MHA has a small, dedicated team, and a flexible approach to working is essential.

For more information, including how to apply, please visit our website:; telephone 01687 462154 and ask for Jacqueline; or email

We are happy to answer any queries or discuss the post informally.

Applications will close at 2pm on Friday 27th October 2023.

Mallaig Harbour Authority is committed to Equal Opportunities, and is an accredited Living Wage Employer. We are a small team of around 10 employees so a willingness to be flexible in your approach to work is essential.

All applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.

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