SMS Towage

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Vacancies

Do you think you have what it takes to become a member of the SMS team? Whether you have years of experience in the workboat industry or if you are entering into a new and exciting career in towage, if you’re passionate about towage, we’d love to hear from you.

See the positions currently available with SMS Towage. We also offer full-time apprenticeship programs for those wishing to join the SMS crews of tomorrow.

Apprenticeships

To us, the Towage industry is more than just our job – it’s our way of life. We care about the future of our industry, so it’s important to us that the Towage trade thrives into the future, and we are making efforts to ensure its success by training the next generation of shipmasters and crew.

Operations Assistant

SMS Towage is looking for a full time Operations Assistant to provide support and expertise within the operations department to ensure that all vessels and crew meet customer and company requirements.

What we are looking for:

Experience of a similar logistical role is preferred
Computer literate
Excellent communications skills
Good team player
Good command of English language
Flexible working environment including some travel
Full Driving Licence

Interested applicants are invited to send a CV and Covering Letter to jobs@smstowage.com

Or mail them to SMS Towage Ltd, Ocean House, Waterside Park, Livingstone Road, Hessle, HU13 0EG

Main Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for receiving and processing orders for the provision of towage services
  • Programming the work schedule for the vessels and crew
  • Logistics management of the tugs
  • Communicate operational requirements to all personnel and resolve issues
  • Responsible for outsourcing towage service and their costs
  • Manage overtime, holidays and days off for the crews
  • Liaising with the port authorities, pilots and other industry bodies
  • Liaise with crew to maintain operational rotas and ensure compliance with relevant working time legislation.
  • Participate in an agreed rota system to provide 24-hour operations cover
  • Collate reports related with all manoeuvres
  • Report monthly all overtime, holidays and days off of the crew to the HR department
  • Maintain a good relationship and coordinate regularly with port stakeholders

Tug Master Vacancy

We are looking for full time experienced Tug Masters to work on our fleet of tugs.

As a minimum, applicants must have tug handling experience and hold a valid STCW 95 Master<500gt certificate. A valid COC/CEC is essential.

A valid ENG1 is required for this position, along with up to date STCW Elementary First Aid, Personal Safety and Social Responsibility, Personal Survival Techniques and Basic Fire Fighting certificate.

Salaries and working patterns will be discussed at the interview stage.

Interested applicants are invited to send a CV to:

SMS Towage Ltd
Ocean House
Waterside Park
Livingstone Road
Hessle
HU13 0EG

Or email jobs@smstowage.com

Humber: Able Seaman Vacancy (Closed)

Update (05/04/2019): This position is now closed to further applicants - for those who have applied, we are reviewing submissions and will be in touch. Thank you.

We are looking for an Able Seaman to work on our tugs based in the Humber. The successful applicant must possess valid:

ENG1 Medical Certificate (MCA Approved)
STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR)
STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (FP&FF)
STCW Elementary First Aid (EFA)
STCW Personal Survival Techniques (PST)

An Efficient Deck Hand Certificate or Certificate of Proficiency as an Able Seafarer is desirable.

Salaries and working patterns will be discussed at the interview stage.

Interested applicants are invited to send a CV to:

SMS Towage Ltd
Ocean House
Waterside Park
Livingstone Road
Hessle
HU13 0EG

Or email jobs@smstowage.com

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Contact Us

SMS Towage Limited.

Ocean House, Waterside Park,

Livingstone Road, Hessle, East

Yorkshire, England, HU13 0EG

Email:

Humber: +44 (0)1482 350 999

Bristol Channel: +44 (0)1633 920 920

Belfast: +44 (0)28 9018 3333

SMS Towage Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales.
Registration Number: 452 7156 VAT Registration Number: 8166 60719

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