Port Operative

4 days left

Location
Southwick, Brighton
Salary
£24,000 per annum (salary is pro rata if the Operative is on the part-time contract).
Posted
03 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Fixed term

To cater for the seasonal increase in ship calls we are looking to recruit Port Operatives on a 12-month fixed term contract. For immediate start.

  • General Port Operatives/Stevedores - Loading and unloading cargo vessels. Working either on the vessel or on the land side.
  • Vessel Cargo Checkers – When a vessel is in working in the timber terminal to bar code each timber pack as they are unloaded from the vessel.
  • General Labourers – Restacking timber packs, tidying up the terminals.
  • Fork Lift Truck Driving – Assisting the unloading of timber vessels, moving the packs from landing point to stacking area.

Working pattern

  • Fixed term contracts available are 30 hours (part-time) or 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday).
  • Hours are variable and subject to short notice variations and changes depending on vessel requirements.
  • On weekdays we will advise the working hours required per day depending on the shipping requirement.
  • Vessels tend to commence at 0600 in the morning and finish around 1800/1900.
  • Flexibility is the key.

Skills and experience

  • No previous experience is required. However, experience of working on plant such as Fork Lift Trucks would be an advantage.
  • Candidates must be aware that they are working in a port environment and therefore may be working in all weather conditions.

Pay/Package

  • £24,000 per annum, increasing after successful completion of 6-month probation (salary is pro rata if the Operative is on the part-time contract).
  • Exceptional pension scheme.
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays).
  • Immediate starts are available.
  • Funded training in a supportive environment
  • Appropriate induction, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Please Note: Applicants should be aware the Port has a zero-tolerance policy for drugs & alcohol and a random programme of testing is operated throughout.

Application Method: Please send a CV and completed application form to stevedoring@shoreham-port.co.uk

 

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