We work to create safety at sea and growth in the maritime industries in Denmark. For us, safety and growth go hand in hand, because growth in Blue Denmark must be based on quality shipping.

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Our workplace is characterised by diversity, a high degree of professionalism and an international environment. The tasks are varied and cover issues from political case consideration, over ship surveys to the drafting of rules and regulations.

Our main task is to retain and develop Denmark as Europe's leading maritime nation. We strive to achieve this in cooperation with maritime companies, educational institutions and other authorities. Here you will meet a good and informal tone and be working in a strong professional environment.

Our main offices are located on Caspar Brands Plads 9 in Korsør, but we have offices in several places throughout the country.

The tasks of the Danish Maritime Authority

The tasks cover a wide field and we recognise the value of diversity among our employees as a strength when solving various tasks. Our employees count navigating officers, law graduates, engineer officers and persons from a wide range of other professions who are communicating and solving tasks across the divisions on a daily basis.

A part of the Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs

The Danish Maritime Authority is a part of the Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs. This common framework benefits cooperation, provides flexibility and makes it possible to move around among several government agencies during one's career. There are frequently joint events so that the colleagues can get to know each other across the agencies. In the same manner, we have internally in the Danish Maritime Authority our own cycling team and the wine club "Club Vin Maritime", just as we frequently have employee events.

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Hiring proces

Once we have decided to advertise a vacancy, we will establish an appointment committee to decide on the employment procedure together with the human resources division. Typically, the appointment committee consists of a director, a future colleague of the new employee and an employee from the human resources division. Vacancies are always posted on our Danish website, Jobnet, Job-i-staten and relevant webpages. When the deadline for applications expire, the appointment committee will select candidates for an interview.

If you are among the applicants whom we would like to see for an interview, we will contact you by phone or by email. Usually, we have only one interview with each applicant, but sometimes we will need to see one or two of the applicants for a follow-up interview.

In connection with an interview, you can choose to see the personnel policy of the Danish Maritime Authority.

A good closing for everybody

The appointment committee decides whom to hire and the amount of wages to be offered. If we decide to hire you, you will be contacted by telephone and an employee from the human resources division will offer you the position and negotiate the wages. Subsequently, you will be informed about the name and telephone number of the relevant shop steward and receive a letter of appointment.

The human resources division will forward refusals to the applicants who have not been invited for an interview. The relevant director phones the applicants who have been invited for an interview without being offered the position. This is done to give the applicant more elaborate feedback and round off the conversation in a manner that is pleasant for both parties.