Career Opportunities at Fox's Marina & Boatyard

For any of the positions currently available, please apply in writing, enclosing your CV detailing any relevant experience and qualifications to foxs@foxsmarina.com or for more information please speak to Lucy Taylor on 01473 689111.

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Fox’s Marina & Boatyard. We look forward to hearing from you.

Marina Harbour Master (Weekends)

Our well established marina team requires a weekend harbour master to help provide additional cover.

First hand experience of a working marina would be attractive and all applicants should be happy to meet and deal with customer enquiries, have boat handling and general marine knowledge. Responsibilities will include assisting visiting yachts with their mooring and serving diesel.

This is a part time role, to provide weekend cover, working in conjunction with the marina’s weekly activities.

Marina Yard Operative

Our well established marina team requires a yard operative to help provide additional cover.

First hand experience of a working marina would be attractive and all applicants should be happy to meet and deal with customer enquiries. Previous boat handling and general plant experience is essential and, as the post requires working outside all year-round, its essential that all applicants are physically fit.

Yachtmaster and Power Boat Level 2 (minimum) qualifications would be very attractive, and certification of plant handling experience (fork lift, marine travel hoists etc) would be advantageous.

This is a full time role, including weekend cover on a rota system, working in conjunction with the marina’s weekly activities.

Marine Engineer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a trained marine engineer technician to join our existing team at Fox’s Marina and Boatyard, Ipswich.

All applicants must be qualified to a suitable standard with proven experience in marine engineering.

A passion for boats is desirable, knowledge of a variety of boats is essential. As the post will require working outside all year-round, its essential that all applicants are physically fit.

The role:

  • Diagnosing and repairing faults on a variety of marine engines, generators and systems.
  • Ensuring all deficiencies noted and suitable recommendations are made.
  • Installation and repair various marine engines, generators and freshwater systems.
  • Applicants must have a good awareness of health and safety procedures in the workplace and exercise good housekeeping at all times.
  • Marine engineering experience, including Volvo, Yanmar, Westerbeke and Onan and most major marine engines and drives.

Trainee Marine Engineer

We are seeking a young and enthusiastic apprentice to join our busy Marine Engineering department.

You must have sailing experience and a passion for boats.  A keen interest in marine engines and systems are key, and we are particularly interested in candidates who are already working towards their Marine Engineering NVQ’s.

Trained Marine Electronics/Electrical Engineer Technician

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a trained marine electronics/electrical engineer technician to join our existing team in Fox’s Marina and Boatyard, Ipswich.
All applicants must be qualified to a suitable standard with proven experience in marine electrical engineering. BMET Qualified would be advantageous.

A passion for boats is desirable, knowledge of a variety of boats is essential. As the post will require working outside year-round, its essential that all applicants are physically fit enough to manage this.

The role:
• Diagnosing and repairing faults on a variety of marine electronics systems
• Ensuring all deficiencies noted and suitable recommendations are made
• Installation and repair of electronic and navigational equipment
• Applicants must have a good awareness of health and safety procedures in the workplace and exercise good housekeeping at all times.

The key requirements for this role are:

• Marine electronic engineering experience
• Strong analytical skills for methodical problem solving
• Good time management
• Strong team player with the ability to work on own initiative
• Deliver the highest standards of customer service at all times
• Full driving licence

Workshops - Apprentice & Experienced Levels

Fox’s Workshops is currently seeking additional staff to assist with yacht refit and repair work.

We are actively seeking both experienced and apprentice level positions.

Experience of marine composite repair work, laminating, gelcoat finishing and paint spraying would be attractive.

Apprentice applicants should have an interest in boats and some practical ability, however of more importance is a willingness to get stuck in and learn new skills.

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