Department for Transport: Inspector of Marine Accidents (Fishing)



Ref: 221789


We recognise the challenges that people with (multiple) protected characteristics may experience on the job market and in their career progression. We are fully committed to being an inclusive employer and ensuring equal opportunities. We are keen to make our workforce as diverse as possible, and we hope to attract applications from underrepresented groups, including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, people with a disability, and people with gender diverse identities.

Would you like to make a difference to safety at sea?

Do you have UK commercial fishing experience and a recognised maritime qualification?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to move onto the next step in their marine industry career and who has the passion to not only make a difference but seek solutions in order to make continuous improvements to safety at sea.

Job description:

The Marine Accident Investigation Branch’s purpose is to improve safety at sea. It has established itself as a world leader in its field and deploys investigation teams nationally and internationally from its headquarters in central Southampton.

As an Inspector of Marine Accidents (Fishing) you will be part of a multi-disciplinary team of inspectors responsible for investigating a wide range of marine casualties, wherever they occur worldwide, to determine their circumstances and causes.

Much of the MAIB’s work involves tragic and often fatal accidents. You will be required to deploy to accident sites, interview witnesses and gather evidence. You will also engage with stakeholders, including bereaved families, requiring both empathy and resilience.

To enable you to make the best use of your industry experience, we will provide external and in-house training in accident investigation, leading to a recognised qualification.


To apply, please click here and click on the ‘apply’ button.

Closing date: 11:55pm, Sunday 14th August 2022.


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