Bosun, TS Royalist, based Gosport, PO12 2AB

We are seeking to appoint a Bosun for TS ROYALIST, a 24 metre brig based in Gosport, from September 2013.

The vessel undertakes 6 day voyages for up to 24 Cadets at a time around the UK and near continent, from March to November. From December to February, the vessel undergoes winter maintenance, including a docking, usually in the Gosport area.

Applicants should possess practical seamanship skills and the ability to operate and maintain upper deck equipment – including spars, sails, fittings on deck and aloft. Experience in square rig sailing is desirable. The ability to lead, instruct and work effectively with young people is essential.

The successful applicant will be required to become/remain a uniformed member of the Sea Cadet Corps and will be responsible through the Sailing Master to the Commanding Officer, TS Royalist.

There is a generous annual leave allowance of 90 days per annum. Employees are eligible to join the employer’s voluntary contributory pension scheme and the Organisation’s Private Medical Insurance scheme.

For more information please download the job description and person specification to the right of this page.

Applications should consist of a completed application form, and the completed equal opportunities monitoring form, both available from the website. Please feel free to submit your CV in support of your application. 

Please email applications to sbuckton-holloway@ms-sc.org. Alternatively, please print out and post your completed application form to Simon Buckton−Holloway, The Marine Society and Sea Cadets, 202 Lambeth Road, LondonSE1 7JW.

Closing date:  midday, Friday 9th August 2013.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a criminal record check.

Call us on +44 (0)20 7654 7000 or email info@ms-sc.org for more information