Boat yard operative

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  • Employer:
    Holyhead Marina Ltd.
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  • Job Title:
    Boat yard operative
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  • Location:
    Holyhead LL65

Holyhead Marina is a busy small business currently operating a large boatyard and 100m landing stage in Holyhead. With plans to develop a new marina in the near future we are expanding our small team of boatyard/marina operatives and have an opportunity for someone who enjoys working outdoors in all weather conditions and is keen to help us move the business forward.

Applicants should ideally have previous boatyard or marine experience but we welcome any applicants with the right attitude and ability to pick up new skills quickly. The role is diverse and team members are required to participate in activities relating to all areas of the business. Work may involve boat haulage and chocking off, pressure washing, boat repairs and maintenance, anti-fouling, fuelling vessels, maintaining plant, boat handling on the water, general boatyard maintenance and presentation.

Key Skills


Ability to work at height and on water.

Full driving licence.

Good communication skills.

Excellent customer service skills.


Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.


Previous experience in similar role.

FLT licence.

Boat Hoist, Slinger and Banksman certificates.

First aid certificate.

Boat handling experience.

Health & Safety awareness.

Chainsaw certificate.

Experience of operating plant and equipment.

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