Careers at the Maritime & Coastguard Agency

Does your job matter? What we do matters.

The work of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) makes a vital difference to hundreds of people every single day. We prevent the loss of life at sea and on the coast in the UK. People rely on our 24-hour emergency service 365-days a year, whilst our surveyors operate to ensure high standards of safety for all ships and seafarers around the globe. When you join us, you can be confident you are doing work that matters.

We’re currently recruiting for a number of important roles to join our teams across the UK. This is an exciting time to join us and you’ll help us to maintain our aim of being the best maritime safety organisation in the world, and in turn, we’ll support you in your ambitions. Whether that is to develop your knowledge or to climb the career ranks, we’ll be behind you every step of the way.

Together we’ll create a modern, agile, faster-paced organisation. But there’s one thing that will never change: the thing that makes working for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency so special, important and unique – our commitment to ensuring the safety of people at sea and the protection of the maritime environment.

Because what we do matters.