Port Operator

Port Operator Plymouth, England

Associated British Ports
Full Time Plymouth, England 25000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description


Fixed term period with the ability to roll on a week-by-week basis as the end of the season is 5th November 2023.

Company: ABP
We’re the UK's largest ports operator with a network of 21 ports around Britain. We handle around one quarter of the UK's seaborne trade and contribute £7.5 billion to our economy every year.
It’s a story we’re proud of but it doesn’t end there. We’re transforming our business and embracing the future.
We offer a vast range of roles spanning the UK, all rooted in a culture that welcomes diversity, fosters talent, encourages internal movement and progression, and places safety as our number one priority.


To actively engage in the mooring/unmooring of vessels, the movement of vehicles and passengers through the Port, operating plant and equipment safely and responsibly


  • To work safely and responsibly in all aspects of the role. Assist in the compilation of Risk Assessments, Safe Systems of Work and participate in Tool Box Talks
  • Authorised to take part in mooring/unmooring operations and to operate cargo handling plant and port infrastructure including Front Loading shovels, Fork Lift Trucks, Skidsteers, telehandlers, tugmasters, RoRo ramp and passenger access bridge.
  • To work as part of the ferry handling team and assist in general port operations and stevedoring.
  • Ensure good housekeeping on the Port as directed by supervisors
  • Work flexibly to permit full operational benefit of labour

Skills, experiences, qualifications, and competencies

  • To work in compliance with the ABP Safety, Environmental and Security policies
  • Aptitude to learn new skills and have a flexible outlook
  • Ability to fit into and enhance the existing Plymouth operations team
  • Be physically fit and be able to carry out manual tasks


  • Existing Licence holder for operational plant
  • Previous experience of working in a port or other similar marine environment

Additional Information:
When joining ABP you will find an environment that is both welcoming and challenging. We reward our employees well and offer a generous remuneration package, employer pension, private health insurance and a range of other benefits.
Please note that ABP undertake random screening for substance abuse and operate a zero-tolerance policy. A medical will be required before starting this position also.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their background, which helps us to provide a diverse and inclusive working environment.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Contract length: 6 months

Salary: £25,000.00 per year


  • Employee discount


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability


  • Forklift: 1 year (preferred)


  • Driving Licence (required)

Work Location: In person

Expected start date: 19/06/2023

Port Operator
Associated British Ports

London, United Kingdom
Henrik L. Pedersen
$500 million to $1 billion (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Private
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