Nominations are sought from stakeholders, harbour users and others to fill a vacancy that has arisen for the position of an additional Newlyn Harbour Commissioner to be appointed initially for a 12-month period in compliance with the Newlyn Harbour Revision Order 2010.

The position is without remuneration with Board meetings held on a bi-monthly basis.

New appointments are made against a job description under a selection and interview process and will be in accordance with rules for public appointments. The successful appointee will need to demonstrate that he or she has special knowledge or ability in one or more of the following fields: Commerce, maritime activities, health & safety, community issues, public / industrial relations, management or environmental matters.

On this occasion the Board is particularly seeking to appoint a person with an environmental background and who has an interest in the harbour and Newlyn. 

Appointments will be made by Newlyn Harbour Commissioners.

Closing date for nominations is 31 March 2017. Interviews will take place in April 2017. Further details can be obtained from:


Rob Parsons

Harbour Master

Harbour Office



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