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Canute Chambers
Ocean Way
Southampton SO14 3TU

Container Terminal

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204-207 Western Docks
SO15 1DA

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We're Recruiting!

General Port Operative (GPO)
Night Workers

30hrs - Permanent Nights (four over seven shift pattern)
Port of Southampton

We are currently seeking a number of General Port Operatives to work a 30 hour contract, permanent nights based at the port in 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 role entails working any four over seven shift pattern and overtime will be available to allow us to meet the demands of our customers.

We are proud of our status as the biggest and most successful contract stevedore in the country and wish to continue to provide a high standard and quality of service and exceed our customers’ expectations.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Flexible approach to working arrangements and able to work the shifts stipulated, which include every Friday, Saturday Sunday and Monday availability.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills.

We are seeking individuals who can provide a first class, effective and efficient service to our operation ensuring that the high standards of service and performance levels are maintained and improved. This can include multi skilling and variable job roles which require individuals who have an all-round approach to work and are adaptable to change.

The main requirements for the position are:

  • Flexible approach to working arrangements
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work at heights.
  • Good communication skills.
  • All applicants must be over 21.
  • Full Clean Driving Licence is essential.

All applicants will go through a selection process to be short listed for an assessment day which will consist of psychometric tests and interview. Selected candidates will receive full training for the position.

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


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By Post:

Please post your completed application form to:

SCPS Portskills
Canute Chambers
Canute Road
SO14 3AB

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

If you need help to complete your application, please telephone (02382) 350910 ‍‍‍to make‍‍‍ an appointment with our team.

SCPS PortSkills

Call  (023‍82) 350910
Email [email protected]

Canute Chambers
Canute Rd
Southampton‍ ‍‍SO14 3TU‍‍‍

Download: SCPS_AppForm-ContainerDivsion-2018.pdf

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