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Brittany Ferries Recruitment

Portsmouth Port

Title: Port Operations Assistant (Seasonal)

£9.57per hour (inclusive of flexibility allowance)

Job information:
Temporary part-time positions are available from mid June until early September. Working an average of 20 hours per week on a flexible roster, Monday-Sunday inclusive.  The role is highly customer service focused, dealing with the check-in of passengers, and suits individuals who possess a considerable degree of flexibility, mobility and enthusiasm for variation.

Candidate requirements:
Applicants should be of smart appearance, friendly with excellent communication, interpersonal skills and a strong commitment to providing outstanding customer service. A successful candidate must meet the legal requirement to work in the EU, aged 18 or over, and be able to converse fluently in English. Additional language skills and customer service experience would be an advantage.

No previous experience is necessary, as full training is provided. Applicants should be aware that public transport may not be available during our early morning or late night opening hours, including weekends.

Additional important information:
Successful candidates will be required to attend a five day, full-time induction course commencing on the 12th of June. 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.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter

Plymouth Port

No Vacancies.

Poole Port

No Vacancies.


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.