Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation "Nothing great is easy", Captain Matthew Webb

30 May 2020CS&PF Office Tender Details

CS&PF Office role is open to tender. Please read more for details...

The CS&PF Office role for the period January 1st 2021 to December 31st 2022 is being put out to tender.

A summary of the role and the required & desired skills are listed below. Please see the attached job specification for the full details.

If you feel that the criteria is within your abilities and wish to place a tender for this position please contact Deirdre Ward (

The closing date for the tender for the role is 31 August 2020

The CS&PF Committee will review tenders & make a decision by mid-October 2020

CS&PF Office Job Specification - Click here for full details

List of Summary of Duties

  • Swim applications processing: invite emails, processing of Pilots swim lists, swimmer’s registrations, processing memberships, assessment swims, medicals and payments
  • Monitoring of swims from observer reports and recording of swim attempts
  • Processing of observer reports: Receiving scanned observer reports from the OL, basic data checks, uploading to the CS&PF database, data entry
  • Routine payments (observer payments and swim refunds) by bank transfer
  • Ratifications administration: Inviting Committee members, and committee selected members, to ratify reports and monitoring ratification
  • Certificates: Printing, preparation and/or posting as required
  • Maintenance of swims, swimmers and payments data via the CS&PF online system
  • Answering or referring e-mails and inquiries sent to the CS&PF office
  • The definition of the office duties and office parameters are covered in detail by other CS&PF documentation which will be provided on request

List of Required Skills

  • Proven administrative experience
  • IT literate and can access and operate a web-based system

List of Desirable Skills

  • Previous experience of administration
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to extend after negotiation any reasonable increase range of services requested by the CS&PF, both by volume and type

Sandettie Lightship Observations

4pm, 21st May 2022

Water: 55.4 °F (13 °C)

Air: 55.6 °F (13.1 °C)

Wind Speed: 15.0 kn (27.8 km/h)

Wind Direction: SW (220°)

Channel Weather 

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