Port Operative (Permanent Nights)

Date: 6 May 2023

Location: Liverpool, GB, L21 1LA

Company: Peel Ports

Vacancy - Port Operative (Permanent Nights)


Already one of the UK’s leading port and logistics companies, we have ambitious plans to grow and transform the supply chain to benefit our customers. With multiple settings across the UK and a huge choice of career paths, our business offers exciting opportunities to expand and develop your career.  

Much of our success depends on our unrivalled facilities and technology. But in our sector, it comes down to having the right talent to enable our organisation to grow. So, if you want to join a thriving and ambitious place to work, where you will be able to broaden your knowledge and progress in your career, a future with Peel Ports could be for you.




The Port Operative role, within the Container Terminal Operations Department, will work within a team to carry out operations efficiently, effectively and in a safe manner. To ensure the on-time delivery of planned activity, continuous flow of productivity and high customer satisfaction levels.


This is an Entry level Port Operative position as Shiphand (Labourer) undertaking NVQ Level 2 in Port Operations, with expectation to progress into other roles, which may include:


- Tug Driver - Quayside

- Fork Lift Truck Driver

- Hatch Clerk

- Straddle Carrier Operator

- Gantry Crane Operator


Applicants interested in this role should ideally possess the following skills and experience:


- Demonstrate honesty and integrity in all aspects of the job

- A positive attitude towards flexible working and the necessity to work hours as per operational requirements

- Able to understand and accurately follow management instructions and procedures

- Strong communication skills, with the ability to work as part of a team efficiently 

- A full valid Driving Licence is essential

- Health and Safety Awareness and adherence to our Safety365 policies with specific responsibility for ensuring the safe working of all staff


Successful applicants will be required to complete the following during the training process:


- Driver Induction Training

- Manual Handling Assessment

- A full pre-employment medical (working at heights and depth perception)


What we can offer you:


By joining Peel Ports, you will be part of an ambitious organisation who has invested over £1billion into key projects to future proof our business, creating 1000s of jobs for local communities along the way. These investments mean we are decarbonizing our operations, which in turn is helping us work towards our goal of having Net Zero Port Operations by 2040.  It’s not only our infrastructure we are investing in, we are big believers in investing in our people. We are constantly looking for opportunities to help our people grow and develop by offering training, development and apprenticeship opportunities in a range of areas including; Operations, Marine, Engineering, HR, IT, Accountancy, plus many more!

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