Our Mission

Helping our customers escape to a slower pace of life on or near our Inland Waterways

Our employees work hard to create an enjoyable and relaxing holiday experience for our customers. We offer a wide variety of career opportunities throughout our multi-site business.

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Our Mission

Helping our customers escape to a slower pace of life on or near our Inland Waterways

Our employees work hard to create an enjoyable and relaxing holiday experience for our customers. We offer a wide variety of career opportunities throughout our multi-site business.

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We have a range of possible jobs from office to workshop

Benefits of working with us

  • Group Life Assurance free of charge which covers you from day one of your employment*

  • Competitive salary & annual pay reviews

  • Weekend and Bank Holiday working allowance

  • Staff discount scheme

  • Training & development opportunities

  • Free uniform

  • Discounted waterside holiday lets

  • Discounted holidays through our partners Hoseasons and Blakes

*Subject to eligibility

  • Auto Enrolment pension scheme

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Charity & Community Fund

  • Training holidays and discounted leisure holidays and day boat hire

  • Vivup – a range of benefits from our health and wellbeing partner, helping to improve your physical, financial and mental wellbeing. Benefits include discounts on home & electrical items, Gym Memberships and other lifestyle savings.

Find out more about ABC by downloading our information leaflet

Current Vacancies

Aldermaston Wharf – Reading

Type: Full Time
Hours:
37.5/Week
Where: Aldermaston Wharf, Padworth, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 4JS

Full time position available, 37.5 hours per week including weekends. Duties to include general marina duties, servicing, fault finding and repair of hire and private canal boats both on and off site. Applicants should be mechanically minded and have good diy knowledge of electrical, plumbing and heating principles. Familiarity with marine diesel engines, gearboxes, drive systems and other boat equipment such as inverter mains voltage and LPG Gas systems would be an advantage but is not essential as comprehensive training will be given.

Must be fit, self-motivated and able to deal effectively with customers. Marina Technicians will be required to provide cover for breakdowns on a rota basis both in and out of normal working hours. Hold a valid UK driving licence (minimum category B) with access to own transport with insurance that covers ‘business use’. This job is varied requiring flexible working and the ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision. Ability to work weekends essential.

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Gayton Marina – Northampton

Type: Full Time
Hours:
37.5/Week
Where: Gayton Marina, Blisworth Arm, Northamptonshire, NN7 3ER

Full time position available, 37.5 hours per week including weekends. Duties to include general marina duties, servicing, fault finding and repair of hire and private canal boats both on and off site. Applicants should be competent in maintenance and repair of small marine diesel engines, gearboxes, drive systems and other boat equipment such as electrical, plumbing and heating. Familiarity with inverter mains voltage and LPG Gas systems would be an advantage.

Must be fit, self-motivated and able to deal effectively with customers. Marina Technicians will be required to provide cover for breakdowns on a rota basis both in and out of normal working hours. Hold a valid UK driving licence (minimum category B) with access to own transport with insurance that covers ‘business use’. This job is varied requiring flexible working and the ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision. Ability to work weekends essential.

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Hilperton Marina – Trowbridge

Type: Casual contract until 31st October 2022
Hours:
Friday to Monday including weekends, 1pm to 5pm.
Where: Hilperton Marina, Hammond Way, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8RS

Duties to include reception duties and administrative tasks to support the Marina Manager, marina operation, chandlery, retail sales, repairs and brokerage. To maintain work recording and stock recording, ordering and re-ordering as required to maintain the efficient operation of the business.

To be the first point of contact dealing politely and efficiently with phone calls, customers, visitors, and requests for information. Be responsible for ensuring the administrative requirements of the marina are completed accurately and to the time scales required.

Ability to work weekends essential. Would consider job share.

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Type: Full Time
Hours:
37.5/Week
Where: Hilperton Marina, Hammond Way, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8RS

Full time position available, 37.5 hours per week including weekends. Duties to include general marina duties, servicing, fault finding and repair of hire and private canal boats both on and off site. Applicants should be competent in maintenance and repair of small marine diesel engines, gearboxes, drive systems and other boat equipment such as electrical, plumbing and heating. Familiarity with inverter mains voltage and LPG Gas systems would be an advantage.

Must be fit, self-motivated and able to deal effectively with customers. Marina Technicians will be required to provide cover for breakdowns on a rota basis both in and out of normal working hours. Hold a valid UK driving licence (minimum category B) with access to own transport with insurance that covers ‘business use’. This job is varied requiring flexible working and the ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision. Ability to work weekends essential.

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Type: Full Time
Hours:
37.5/Week
Where: Hilperton Marina, Hammond Way, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8RS

We require a Manager for our Hilperton base that will include hire fleet, chandlery shop, moorings, boat sales, boat maintenance and repairs.

This challenging and exciting position requires good leadership, organisational and people management skills. The successful applicant will be responsible for the base P&L, achieving good customer satisfaction, generation of work, and all activities at this location. Must be able to work to deadlines and sometimes under pressure.

In addition to management skills, they will also require a good working knowledge of mechanical and electrical installations and all systems relevant to the inland marine industry.

Duties include implementation of safe working practices, compliance with legislation, quoting and scheduling of work, achievement of budgets, control and maintenance of staff and the administration and maintenance of records.

Weekend working required.

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Nantwich Canal Centre – Nantwich

Type: Permanent Position
Hours:
22.5/Week
Where: Nantwich Canal Centre, Marina, Basin End,, Chester Rd, Nantwich, CW5 8LB

Permanent position available, 22.5 hours per week worked over three days out of seven – to include weekend working

Duties to include reception duties and administrative tasks to support the Marina Manager, marina operation, chandlery, retail sales, repairs and brokerage. To maintain work recording and stock recording, ordering and re-ordering as required to maintain the efficient operation of the business.

To be the first point of contact dealing politely and efficiently with phone calls, customers, visitors, and requests for information. Be responsible for ensuring the administrative requirements of the marina are completed accurately and to the time scales required.

Ability to work weekends essential.

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Type: Full Time
Hours:
37.5/Week
Where: Nantwich Canal Centre, Marina, Basin End,, Chester Rd, Nantwich, CW5 8LB

Full time position available, 37.5 hours per week including weekends.Duties to include general marina duties, servicing, fault finding and repair of private canal boats both on and off site.

Applicants should be competent in maintenance and repair of small marine diesel engines, gearboxes, drive systems and other boat equipment such as electrical, plumbing and heating. Familiarity with inverter mains voltage and LPG Gas systems would be an advantage. Must be fit, self-motivated and able to deal effectively with customers. Marina Technicians will be required to provide cover for breakdowns on a rota basis both in and out of normal working hours. Hold a valid UK driving licence (minimum category B) with access to own transport with insurance that covers ‘business use’.

This job is varied requiring flexible working and the ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision. Ability to work weekends essential.

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Type: Full Time
Hours:
37.5/Week
Where: Nantwich Canal Centre, Marina, Basin End,, Chester Rd, Nantwich, CW5 8LB

Full time position available, 37.5 hours per week working 5 days out of 7.

Duties to include general marina duties; yard duties, internal DIY tasks; blacking; instructing customers in the safe operation of the boat, its equipment and the use of the inland waterways system; undertaking varied works on boats and equipment for private customers. Marina Operatives will often be at the front line representing the company when dealing directly with customers on, call outs and other marina activities. The job is varied requiring flexible working and the ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision. Ability to work weekend essential.

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Springwood Haven – Nuneaton

Type: Part Time
Hours:
30/Week
Where: Springwood Haven, Mancetter Rd, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 0RZ

Part time position 30 hours per week, working five days out of seven. Weekend working involved.

Housekeeper required to ensure the housekeeping function is undertaken efficiently and effectively in support of the marina and hire fleet operations.

Also to plan the workload and lead the housekeeping team and ensure quality standards of cleaning are maintained for hire fleet, offices and other site facilities.

Ideally applicants will be fit, self-motivated, and able to deal effectively with both employees and customers.

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Type: Full Time
Hours:
37.5/Week
Where: Springwood Haven, Mancetter Rd, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 0RZ

Full time position available, 37.5 hours per week including weekends.Duties to include general marina duties, servicing, fault finding and repair of private canal boats both on and off site.

Applicants should be competent in maintenance and repair of small marine diesel engines, gearboxes, drive systems and other boat equipment such as electrical, plumbing and heating. Familiarity with inverter mains voltage and LPG Gas systems would be an advantage. Must be fit, self-motivated and able to deal effectively with customers. Marina Technicians will be required to provide cover for breakdowns on a rota basis both in and out of normal working hours. Hold a valid UK driving licence (minimum category B) with access to own transport with insurance that covers ‘business use’.

This job is varied requiring flexible working and the ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision. Ability to work weekends essential.

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Type: Full Time
Hours:
37.5/Week
Where: Springwood Haven, Mancetter Rd, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 0RZ

If you love meeting new people and have exceptional customer service and administrative skills this could be the perfect job for you.  A very varied and interesting job, you’ll need to be good at multi-tasking while being friendly and professional at all times.

Working as part of our small and friendly marina team you will be responsible for checking in guests, dealing with general enquiries and the negotiation of boat sales. The role supports the Manager by carrying out administrative tasks including providing head office with various returns. Includes bank holiday and weekend working.

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