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‍‍‍SCPS Portskills
Canute Chambers
Canute Road
SO14 3AB

Please email your completed application form to: [email protected]

Commercial Enquiries

Call (02380) 237051
Email [email protected]

Canute Chambers
Ocean Way
Southampton SO14 3TU

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Call  (02380) 706441

204-207 Western Docks
SO15 1DA

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We're Recruiting!

General Port Operative (GPO) SC/58

Full-time - Permanent (five over seven shift pattern)
Port of Southampton

We are currently seeking a number of General Port Operatives – to be based at the Port of Southampton.

This is a physically demanding, manual industry where all operatives work in a safety critical environment. Health and Safety is of paramount importance. The port operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

‍‍‍‍‍‍The work is ideal for anyone who likes being outdoors in all types of weather. Appropriate protective clothing is provided.

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who wants to work in a busy, diverse environment where new opportunities are available.

We can provide:

Permanent 40 hour contracts working any 5/7 shifts per week. Weekends included.

If you are looking for more diverse working arrangements we also offer; Part time contracts, Weekends Only, Night Driving, Only, or Temporary Registration where you can select when you want to work depending on our customer requirements.

Full training is provided for all of our skills which include the following:

Cruise Operation Portering / Baggage Handling, Ship Stowing, Machine Operators. Tug Master Drivers

‍‍‍Fork Lift Drivers

RoRo Drivers (Driving cars on and off ship and parking in allotted places)

Lashing / Heavy Lashing / Container Lashing (Securing Cargo on ships)

Quay side mooring

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

We are seeking individuals who can provide a first class, effective and efficient service to our operation ensuring that our high standards of service and performance are maintained and improved.

  • Flexible approach to working arrangements and able to work the shifts stipulated.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • A full driving licence is essential for any of our advertised driving vacancies.

If you wish to be considered for the position please download, complete and return an application form.


SCPS PortSkills

Call  (023‍82) 350910
Email [email protected]

Canute Chambers
Canute Rd
Southampton‍ ‍‍SO14 3TU‍