Maritime and Coastguard Agency
About Maritime and Coastguard Agency
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) is an executive agency of the United Kingdom working to prevent the loss of lives at sea and is responsible for implementing British and international maritime law and safety policy. It is also responsible for land based search and rescue helicopter operations from 2015.
Its responsibilities include coordinating search and rescue (SAR) on the coastline and at sea through Her Majesty's Coastguard (HMCG), ensuring that ships meet international and UK safety standards, monitoring and preventing coastal water pollution and testing and issuing Merchant Navy Certificates of Competency (licences) for ships' officers and crew to STCW requirements The organisation is led by Sir Alan Massey, its Chief Executive, who took up post in July 2010.The MCA are chiefly responsible for the syllabus and national training standards issued by the Merchant Navy Training Board (based at the UK Chamber of Shipping).
Maritime & Coastguard Agency
6 jobs with Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Do you have excellent coordination skills with the ability to engage effectively with key stakeholders?
Are you an experienced HR professional with project experience looking for an exciting new role?
Are you an experienced Maritime Professional looking for a challenging and rewarding experience to further your career?
Are you passionate about maritime safety? Do you want to play a pivotal role in representing the UK on an international platform?
Are you a strategic thinking engineer looking for a role with a difference? Does working with novel technologies and new innovations excite you?
Are you looking for an opportunity to help build and shape a new team in the MCA?