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The role means a long and rewarding career on the tidal Thames. It also includes many benefits, such as:

  • A starting salary of £54,070 per annum with progression through the classes.
  • Once you’re an authorised Marine Pilot, the working pattern is nine days on watch, six days off duty.
  • 28 days leave per annum, rising to 30 days when you reach Class I.
  • A relocation allowance.
  • BUPA private health insurance.
  • A generous pension, which includes death-in-service cover and pension benefits for dependants.
  • Discounted leisure centre membership.
  • A structured training programme.