Brittany Ferries careers

Browse through our selection of current vacancies at our UK ferry ports and offices in Portsmouth, Poole and Plymouth.

Portsmouth Port

Seasonal Port Operations Assistant

Job Type: Full-Time, seasonal contract from April to September 2019.

Salary: Temporary position with initial salary of £19,837 per annum, with the opportunity of a permanent contract and increased salary to £21,640 after six months employment.

Job Description: We are seeking candidates who can deliver excellent service and provide a great customer experience as part of our dedicated Port Operations team in Portsmouth.

Full-Time Port Operations Assistants work an average of 37.5 hours per week in shifts, to cover either early morning or late night opening hours, including weekends and Bank Holidays.

This role is highly customer focused and suits individuals who possess a considerable degree of flexibility, a clear enthusiasm for variation and an ability to work under pressure.

Main duties include engaging with our passengers to deliver an exceptional check-in service, making bookings and answering queries, both in person and over the phone.

Candidate requirements:

  • Smart appearance
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent Communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Strong commitment to providing outstanding customer service
  • Previous experience in a retail or customer service role beneficial
  • French or Spanish language skills would be an advantage

Additional important information

Full training and uniform provided.

Successful candidates are required to be available to start either on Monday 1 April or Tuesday 23 April 2019.

To apply for this role please send a CV and covering letter to:

(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).

Plymouth Port

There are no current vacancies.

Poole Port

There are no current vacancies.

Working Onboard our ships

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 all onboard staff.

Onboard Staff Recruitment

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.