MBNA Thames Clippers

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On-Board Customer Service Assistants


15,268 a year, increasing to £17,962 on successful completion of 3 months’ probation, plus benefits

Hours of Work



Thames Clippers - Clipper House, Trinity Buoy Wharf, Poplar, London E14 0JY

Closing Date

Thursday 19th September 2019

Full Description

The Role: You will be working full time on board our boats serving our customers hot and cold beverages and food; maintaining a high level of customer service at all times and being cheerful, approachable and helpful.

We will provide extensive training so you will gain knowledge of the products we sell on board; be able to serve our customers efficiently and upsell where you can, and maintain and clean the equipment and surrounding areas; minimising waste and ensuring stock is maintained managed efficiently.

About You: With a genuine desire and ability to work with the public in a front line, customer and sales focused environment; you will be able to build rapport with our customers.

We are looking for people with previous experience in a customer facing role, ideally from a hospitality or tourism background, where you are comfortable approaching our customers and making them aware of our menu and products. 

You must be able to thrive in a very busy environment and maintain patience and empathy even when working under pressure. We are looking for people with good communication skills, a great team work ethic and a friendly, helpful customer focused approach.

Where: Our boats all leave from North Greenwich Pier, based close to The O2 and North Greenwich Tube station.

When: We are holding our next assessment centre on 25 September 2019. This is the only date we will be holding the assessment so if you cannot attend, please do not apply.

You will need to be able to start work with on Monday 30 October 2019.

Important information:

This is a shift based role and you will be required to work weekdays and weekends. Shifts can start very early in the morning or finish late at night, therefore you will need to be able to get to and from North Greenwich Pier sometimes before the tube starts or after it finishes.

As this role is based on a boat, you need to be able to work on water, if you suffer from travel sickness this role might not be for you!

About AEG & Thames Clippers

Thames Clippers, part of AEG Europe, are London's leading River Bus service. Our fleet of high speed catamarans provide commuters and sightseers with a unique way to travel around the capital. We carry around 4 million passengers a year and employ over 320 staff.

So why apply?

Here at Thames Clippers we really value a strong team ethic, we take pride in what we do, and we respect each other which make it a great place to work!

We are an entrepreneurial and growing organisation which was voted “Employer of the Year” at the 2017 London Transport Awards. There is real potential for internal development and promotion within our business and internal succession is one of our core values.

Our employees benefit from free travel on Thames Clippers, along with a group private pension plan, private medical insurance, life assurance, EAP, ride to work scheme or season ticket loan and childcare vouchers. We also offer discounts at shops, bars and restaurants at The O2.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and our approach to recruitment and selection is fair, open and based purely on merit. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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