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Brittany Ferries Recruitment

UK ports and offices

Portsmouth Port

Passenger / Freight Receptionist

We currently have full-time seasonal vacancies at our Portsmouth Port with the possibility of permanent positions after a qualifying period.

Salary: £16,960 pa (inclusive of a flexibility allowance)

Job description:
Passenger/Freight Receptionists will primarily deal with the check-in of passengers, but will also make reservations and carry out various other administrative tasks. The role is highly customer service focused and suits individuals who possess a considerable degree of flexibility and enthusiasm for variation. Working a full-time 5 day week of 37.5 hours in shifts, to cover either early morning or late night opening hours, including weekends, applicants should be aware that public transport may not be available at the start or finish of shifts.

No previous experience is necessary, as full training is provided. Language skills would be an advantage. To apply, please mail your Curriculum Vitae & covering letter to:

N.B. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you have not heard from us within 14 days of submission, your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Port Operations Quayside staff (Seasonal)

We also currently have vacancies at our Portsmouth Port for seasonal Quayside staff.

Salary: £7.90 per hour

Job description:
As a member of our Port Operations department, you will be responsible for directing both passenger and freight vehicles through the Port and on and off the ships. You would also be expected to complete reports and carry out associated tasks. You will give assistance to passengers as required. You will need to be flexible, able to work as a team and enjoy working in a customer service environment. The working week consists of 30 hours and you would be required to work a shift pattern covering early mornings, late nights and weekends.

To apply, please either send your Curriculum Vitae to Jim Crilley, Duty Operations Manager, Brittany Ferries, Wharf Road, Portsmouth, PO2 8RU or email it to

Plymouth Port

No vacancies

Poole Port

We are looking to recruit for the following temporary positions to be based at our offices at the port of Poole:-

Port Operations Assistant (Freight) Temporary Full Time
Passenger Receptionist Temporary Part Time (16 hours)
Port Operations Assistant (Marshal) Temporary Part Time ( 16 hours)

Passenger and freight duties will include check-in, reservations and related administration in addition to response to enquiries both face to face, on the telephone and via social media. Traffic Marshals will be required to welcome and direct passenger vehicles arriving at the port for check-in and to maintain a security presence at ship access points together with the completion of condition reports for unaccompanied freight vehicles.

Applicants should be of smart appearance, flexible, friendly and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills together with a strong commitment to providing exceptional customer service.

The hours of work will be based on a shift pattern involving early mornings, late evenings, and some split-shifts and will include weekends and bank holidays. Own transport is essential.

The commencement date will be the 20th April 2015 and contracts are expected to last until the end of September 2015. Full training and uniform will be provided.

Please contact Nikki Dilawershah for an application form and job description stating the position required.

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Friday 6th March 2015.


Recruitment for onboard staff is handled through our Roscoff office, who have a permanent recruitment site. French and English language skills are considered a prerequisite for onboard staff.

About the Company

Brittany Ferries is a French company, founded in the early 1970's by a group of Breton farmers, primarily to get their produce from France to the UK. From there, the company has grown enormously and now operates services from Plymouth to Roscoff, Plymouth and Portsmouth to Santander, Portsmouth to Bilbao (Northern Spain), Portsmouth to Caen, Portsmouth to St Malo, Portsmouth to Cherbourg, Portsmouth to Le Havre and Poole to Cherbourg. Additionally, we operate a service from Roscoff to Cork. As well as its range of popular and award winning ferry services Brittany Ferries also offers a wide selection of inclusive holiday packages, incorporating hotels, villas and cottages on the Continent.