- Filling up the posts of Pilot and Marine Engineer
MUMBAI PORT TRUST
Applications are invited from SC/ST/OBC/General candidates for the posts of Pilot and Marine Engineer in Marine Department for
appointment on regular basis or on contract basis:
Retired MbPT Pilots and Marine Engineers may also apply.
PILOT [Reservation : 5 posts - 1 SC, 1 ST, 3 OBC]
Requirement: Certificate of
Competency as Master (Foreign
Going) issued by the Ministry of
Shipping, Government of India
and one year post qualification
experience as a Master/Chief
Officer of a foreign-going ship.
Duties cover piloting of vessels,
berthing of vessels in the docks,
posting on dredgers and working
on VTS as Supervisor.
Working pattern is 24 hours
on/off basis with pilotage of
vessels as per work requirements.
When posted on berthing or
dredging duties, may be required
to work in 12 hours shifts.
MARINE ENGINEER [Reservation : 1 OBC]
Requirement: Certificate of
Competency as 1st
Class Engineer (Motor) or (Steam
and Motor) issued by the Ministry
of Shipping, Government of India.
One year post qualification
experience as Chief Engineer on
a foreign going ship.
Posting may be as in-charge on
floating craft or on shore in
repair establishment or in office.
Work pattern is 24 hours on/off
basis on harbour tugs or on 12
hours shifts on other craft, or in
shifts and timings as per
(a) Age limit for both Pilot and Marine Engineer:
For regular appointment, upper age limit is upto 40 years,
relaxable by 5 years in case of SC/ST candidates and 3 years in
case OBC candidates.
In case of contract appointments, maximum age for working as
Pilot is 65 years and for Marine Engineer, is 70 years, subject to
medical fitness, every year after the age of 60 years.
(b) Remuneration and benefits for regular appointment for both
Pilot and Marine Engineer:
Regular appointments will be on the payscale of Rs.32900-
58000 on the PSU pay pattern linked to Industrial DA and
includes cafeteria of allowance at 47% of basic pay with annual
increment of 3%. At present pay levels, the remuneration works
out approximately to Rs.88,000/- at the minimum of the scale
besides admissible work related perks/allowances.
Other service benefits include leave, medical aid for self and
family, advances for purchase of house, car etc. as per the Port
Trust regulations from time to time. Residential quarters on
license fee is admissible. New Contributory Pension Scheme
(c) Remuneration and benefits and conditions for appointment on
contract basis :
(i) All inclusive remuneration is as per table below:
REMUNERATION PER MONTH (Rs.)
During training 57,500
On commencing berthing/ dredging
pending grant of Pilot licence 86,250
After licence as Pilot
on commencing berthing/dredging 1,03,500
Pilotage of vessels Upto 10,000 GRT 1,15,000
Pilotage of vessels of 10,000 – 15,000 GRT 1,26,500
Pilotage of vessels of 15,000 – 20,000 GRT 1,38,000
Full tonnage except suez max tankers 1,55,250
Unrestricted tonnage including suez max tankers 1,72,500
Note: Retired MbPT Pilots if selected will be eligible for remuneration
based on the tonnage last handled while in service of the
(ii) Annual increase of Rs.2000 on completion of one year at
any one level above.
(iii) Pilots having experience of pilotage at another Port may
after suitable training, evaluation and examination be
considered for grant of a higher starting tonnage and
(iv) Work pattern to be 24 hrs on/off when working as Pilots or
12 hrs on/off when posted as Berthing Master.
(v) In case of retired MbPT/Port Officers or Government Officers
the remuneration package would be reduced considering
pension received by them by Rs.25000 p.m. in case of those
who are not full tonnage Pilots and by Rs.35000 per month
in case of full tonnage Pilots.
(i) All inclusive remuneration -
On posting on Craft and Repair Cell – Rs.1,10,000 per
month if residing in own accommodation or Rs.1,00,000
per month if residing in MbPT accommodation.
Posting in Office – Rs.85,000 per month if residing in own
accommodation or Rs.75,000 per month if residing in
In case of retired MbPT/Port Officers or Government
Officer the remuneration package would be reduced by
Rs.25000 per month considering pension received by them.
(ii) Annual increase of Rs.2000 per annum.
(iii) Posting to be on craft and in repair cell with rotational
policy or posting in office as per requirements. Thus, those
posted on craft will by rotation work in the repair cell to
ensure proper and responsive maintenance, both preventive
(iv) Work pattern 24 hrs on/off when posted on craft or 12 hrs
on/off when posted on craft/repairs cell with weekly off on
staggered basis as per rules or in day shift as per office
timings and work requirements when posted in office with
fixed weekly off on Sunday.
Other contract conditions for both Pilot and Marine Engineer:
(1) The contract will be for a period of five years, extendable
by mutual consent from time to time upto age of 65 years,
in case of Pilots and 10 years in case of Marine Engineers
subject to annual medical examination and certification
after 60 years of age.
(2) Present package is for three years 2014-2016 and will be
(3) MbPT accommodation as admissible to other officers shall
be provided, but on recovery of rent at twice the prescribed
licence fee for the unit allotted; plus payment of electricity
and water charges on consumption basis.
(4) Leave entitlement – Earned Leave of 30 days in a year and
Casual Leave of 8 days in a year will be admissible. No
other leave will be admissible and for any absence beyond
the said leave, proportionate remuneration will be
deducted. Earned Leave can be accumulated upto 60 days
during the contract period and can be encashed at
Rs.2000 per EL.
(5) Emergency medical treatment will be provided in case of
accident while on duty at MbPT hospital/dispensary.
Medical insurance for self, spouse and two dependent
children upto age of 25 years if taken, premium upto
Rs.30,000 per annum will be reimbursed. This would not
be available to retired MbPT/port officers/Government
officers who have the option of joining the scheme for
medical benefits for retired employees.
(6) In case of all contract appointments including retired/ex-
MbPT officers, a sum equivalent to 10% of the monthly
remuneration will be deducted and put in a separate
account as guarantee towards completion of the period of
contract. This amount would be subject to Income Tax
Rules as applicable from time to time. In addition, in case
of fresh young candidates (other than retired MbPT/port
officers) MbPT to make equal contribution at 10% of
remuneration. Both these amounts would earn interest at
8% per annum. The entire amount so collected would be
paid on successful completion of contract. The MbPT
contribution collected will be payable only after completion
of minimum contract period of 5 years.
(7) The contract can be terminated by giving three month's
notice in writing from either side. If MbPT terminates the
contract, or in case the contractee's termination notice is
accepted, guarantee amount collected from contractee and
standing in the account would be payable (excluding MbPT
contribution). If such termination action is after the
minimum 5 years period, the entire guarantee amount
collected from the contractee and the MbPT contribution
standing in the account would be payable.
(8) If the candidate leaves without notice or acceptance of
notice of termination the amount due to him, i.e., the
guarantee amount and/or MbPT contribution, and salary
payable will be forfeited.
(d) General :
(i) Applications may be submitted in the prescribed form
which may be downloaded.
(ii) Applicants already in service of Government/ Semi-
Government Organisations/ Public Sector Undertakings/
Autonomous Bodies must apply through proper channel.
The concerned organisation may complete the certificate
below the application.
(iii) Applicants with private bodies/companies must submit a
'No Objection Certificate' from their present employer
alongwith the application.
(iv) Applicants may attach self certified copies of
certificates/documents in support of essential
qualifications, Competency Certificates, CDC, etc., and
Caste Certificates issued by the Competent Authority
including the “OBC” status with “exclusion from Creamy
Layer” Certificate in case of OBC candidates with their
application and produce originals at the time of interview.
Desirous candidates may submit their applications on any working
day between 23.6.2014 and 22.7.2014 to Shri M.L. Parkar,
Sr. Asstt. Secretary, Human Resources Department, Port House, 2nd
Floor, Shoorji Vallabhdas Marg, Ballard Estate, Mumbai – 400001.
email – firstname.lastname@example.org (Contact No.022-66564018/
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