Hydrography and Charting Officer

£34,227 per annum

Full time

Based in Tower Hill, London


  • A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
  • An environment with flexible working options
  • Learning and Development tailored to your role
  • A Civil Service pension

As the General Lighthouse Authority for England, Wales, the Channel Islands and Gibraltar we deliver reliable, efficient and cost-effective aids to navigation such as lighthouses, lightvessels, buoys and radio navigation, ensuring thousands of mariners navigate their way safely around the UK’s busiest waters. Proud of our reputation afforded to us by many centuries of dedication to the nation’s maritime infrastructure, we are a forward-thinking organisation and it is our ability to meet new demands and the changing requirements of the modern mariner that keeps us relevant and effective.

An opportunity exists within our London based Navigation Directorate, for a Hydrography and Charting Officer. You will be responsible for the processing of hydrographic surveys carried out internally by our Ships and received from external organisations, utilising the latest surveying technology to ensure there is detailed data for assessment by Trinity House Examiners and dissemination to external organisations.

Appropriate positioning of Aids to Navigation, both current and proposed, for the safety of the Mariner, is the core business of Trinity House and you will be responsible for charting requirements, using both paper and electronic formats. You will ensure that best use is made of all available current technology including extensive use of GIS.
You will be responsible for the maintenance and update of all Nautical Publications.

You will hold a BSc/HND in a relevant subject or an appropriate Marine Certificate of Competency with hydrographic experience. Advanced IT skills will be required, including experience in using MS Suite of software. Previous experience in Caris would be an advantage. You will also be familiar with the IALA Maritime Buoyage System.
If you are interested in this opportunity and keen to develop your skills and experience with Trinity House, please visit our website www.trinityhouse.co.uk/vacancies to download the job description and complete the online application form.

As an equal opportunities employer, Trinity House is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds, to apply.

Applications to be received by midnight on 18 April 2022.

Interviews to be held on 18 May at Tower Hill Office, London.


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Trinity House


Hydrography and Charting Officer


Tower Hill, London

Closing Date:

18 April 2022