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Submit your Application form to our London Gateway Office;

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Please post your completed application form to:
South Coast Port Services Ltd

1 London Gateway,
Stanford Le Hope,
SS17 9DY

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[email protected]

We're Recruiting!

Terminal Operative (TO) - London Gateway Division
Job Ref: LG/1

Full-time - Permanent (Any five over seven shift pattern)

(Dependent on rotational shift pattern of days and nights)
£27,904.28 - £35,767.68 basic potential gross earnings based on 48 hours per week
London Gateway, Thurrock

South Coast Port Services (SCPS) has a long tradition of port operations - over six decades. With a head office based in Southampton, we provide skills and services to operators and other customers at the Port of Southampton and DP World London Gateway.

We are currently seeking to recruit a number of Terminal Operatives to be based at our London Gateway Division at Corringham, Stanford le Hope, Essex.

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 five over seven shift pattern.

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:

  • Provide an effective and efficient cargo lashing/pinning service/heavy plant driving in line with specific customer requirements and in line with Company quality processes.
  • Monitor and maintain work practices with particular focus on health and safety.
  • Ensure that customer requirements are maintained on both quality and standards.

The main requirements for the position are

  • Must be over the age of 18 to apply
  • Flexible approach to working arrangements
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work at heights.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Full UK / EU Driving Licence essential.

All applicants will go through a selection process to be short listed for an assessment day which will consist of psychometric assessments and interview. Due to the current pandemic, part of the assessment day will be carried out virtually. Detailed instructions will be provided in the invite letter. Selected candidates will receive full training for the position. Positions will be offered based on transferable skill sets and entry levels roles are available.

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

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London Gateway

SCPS Container‍‍ Division

Call  (01375) 648344

1 London Gateway
Stanford Le Hope
SS17 9DY


Download: SCPS_AppForm-LondonGatewayDivsion-2018.doc