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Solomon Islands Ports Authority is taking initiative to deal with marine pollution due to oil leakage, solid waste and plastic littering from ships and safety of inbound, outbound and anchoring vessels at the Honiara Port Harbour.


SIPA has created a Harbour Patrol Unit and is inviting applications from suitable candidates with desired attributes for the position of Enforcement officers (2 positions).


Purpose of the Position


The Port Harbour Patrol Unit is responsible for pollution prevention and safety of vessels that are in anchorage and to ensure Port is safe and secure in compliance to ISPS Code and Port security plan.

Key Roles / Responsibilities


  • Provide security surveillance of Port Harbour and facilities
  • Execute proper vessel anchorage to ensure harbour is clear
  • Order any ship that is in port shipping safety control zone to abide to Harbour laws
  • Enforce fine to any vessel found disposing waste in the Port Harbour
  • Implement port facility security plan


Desirable Attributes

  • Passion to deliver results and excellent service
  • Supportive and effective team player
  • Honesty, fairness and integrity
  • Reliable and trusted
  • Able to work during odd hours including weekends
  • Good behaviour & attitude

Required knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Possess strong organisational skills
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with staff and customers
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the job

Solomon Islands Ports Authority is an equal opportunity employer and provides industry standard benefits and good working conditions to its employees.

If you have the relevant qualification, experience and attributes, please submit your application by mail or visit our Administration Office along the Commonwealth Street, Dowling Drive, Point Cruz.

Applications can be sent in writing marked “Enforcement Officer – Harbour Patrol Unit” and addressed to:

Chief Human Capital Officer

S I Ports Authority

P O Box 307



Closing date: 9 March 2020 at 4.30 pm