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Dock Hand x 2


  • Role 1 - Wednesday to Saturday (9am-8pm)
  • Role 2 - Sunday to Wednesday (9am - 8pm)
  • Competitive salary


Our marina is coming back in-house over the coming months and we are building a new team.  The Dock Hands are the key contacts for our customers, the public and the marina operations team.  You will support all marina users to consistently act safely and keep the environment clean.


You will:


  • Deliver excellent customer service to all marina customers
  • Complete repairs and maintenance activities
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships
  • Provide support to the office adminstration team with bookings and reception duties
  • Ensure marina operations are compliant with legislation, regulations and bylaws


These roles are an interesting mix of of hands on practical work and customer facing work, which will suit someone with prior marina experience.  Please check out the competencies below and let us know in your cover letter how we're a great match for each other:


  • Vessel knowledge: Basic construction, hull configuration, maintenance and operation of sail and power boats
  • Strong communication skills (ability to quickly build positive working relationships with customers, contractors and internal team members)
  • Accurate documentation skills; e.g. writing and updating standard operating procedures, completing records and forms correctly
  • Computer literate (able to use MS Office packages and Marina Management Systems)
  • Physically able to perform the tasks of the role
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g. a protrade certificate and forklift licence are desirable)
  • Let us know if you have a preference for role 1 or role 2 or if you are applying for both.


In return, you will receive a competitive salary and join a positive workplace culture with a dynamic, friendly manager; where your ideas are valued, your ongoing development is supported and you can make a difference in this "Smart Little City"


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Nelson City Council is an organisation filled with supportive people.  The region has a wide variety of land and water activities including easy access to several national parks, we also have great schools and terrific weather; it’s a great place for all ages!


Applications close: Midnight Sunday 9 May 2021


For more information about the role itself please contact: Nigel Skeggs, Manager Nelson Marina on 03 546 0275.