Whatever skills you may have, we can support you in developing a rewarding career whilst making a difference and contributing to saving lives.
Are you looking for an employer that supports women to grow and progress in their careers?
Do you want to work flexibly or part-time to fit around a busy family life?
Do you want to make a difference?
Whatever skills or background you may have, we can support you in developing a rewarding career whilst making a difference and contributing to saving lives.
Careers at the MCA vary, from Marine Surveyors and administrative officers to HR professionals and operational Coastguards, we rely on the diverse capabilities of our teams to achieve our aims and keep the public safe.
As an employer we provide regular support, training and development opportunities. We want you to be the best you can be, whatever your chosen career.
The MCA works together with our partners and stakeholders to prevent the loss of life at sea and on the coast in the UK. We produce legislation on maritime matters and guidance to help follow the rules.
Maritime safety is a worldwide priority. What we do matters; our work affects people every single day.
Whether at the beach, coast or sea, people rely on our 24-hour emergency service 365-days a year, whilst our surveyors operate to ensure high standards of safety for all boat users around the globe. Our staff understand the significance of their work and its contribution towards our vision to be the best maritime safety organisation in the world.
Opportunities exist all around the UK, with headquarters in Southampton and 20 other coastal offices.
We understand the importance of work/ life balance, especially for those with families or caring responsibilities. Flexible working hours, job share opportunities, wellbeing support and diversity training are just a few examples of our dedication to creating an inclusive environment for everybody.
We offer a competitive benefits package with an attractive pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, childcare vouchers plus much more.
Whether you’re starting out on your career journey, changing paths or joining us as an experienced professional, you’ll be involved in saving and improving lives.
Did you know that you don’t need a maritime background or experience in emergency operations to become a Maritime Operations Officer?
Did you know we’re the fourth and only national emergency service in the UK as well as operating at sea and internationally?
Did you know Marine Surveyors carry out inspections on ships of all types and sizes all around the world?
From Marine Surveyors, IT Technicians to operational Coastguards, our people are highly skilled. We can always rely on the diverse capabilities of our teams to achieve our aims and keep the public safe.
We want you to be the best you can be: we provide regular support, training and development opportunities for all our staff.
Safety matters. Join us and make a difference to people’s lives. From policy to enforcement, prevention to emergency response, communications to corporate services, we work together to create safer lives, safer ships, cleaner seas: our motto underpins everything we do.